Valvoline Announces Openings of More Quick-Lube Centers
On June 20, Valvoline Inc. – a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services – announced its franchisee, Superior Lube, acquired a quick lube location in the Salt Lake City area, that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil Change℠ (VIOC) service center.
Superior Lube operates both VIOC quick-lube locations in the Salt Lake area. The newest service center is located at 14 W. 200 N. in Kaysville, Utah. No appointments are necessary.
Valvoline Inc. also announced on June 21 that it has acquired a quick lube location in the greater Detroit area, that is now operating as a company-owned Valvoline Instant Oil Change℠ (VIOC) service center.
This marks the 16th company-owned VIOC location in the greater Detroit area. The service center is at 31510 Ford Road in Garden City, Michigan. No appointments are necessary.
Most recently, on June 25, Valvoline Inc. announced that its franchisee, Big River Quality Auto Inc., has acquired a quick lube location in Evansville, Indiana, that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil Change℠ (VIOC) service center. Big River Quality Auto Inc. operates all four of the VIOC quick-lube locations in the Evansville area. The newest service center is at 3500 N. First Avenue. No appointments are necessary.
Other openings earlier in the month include:
- June 18 - Four acquired quick lube locations in the San Francisco Bay area by franchisee Henley Pacific SF, LLC
- June 15 - New VIOC location in Fort Myers, Florida, by franchisee Sunshine Lubes
- June 13 - New VIOC location in Swansea, Massachusetts, by franchisee Henley Enterprises
- June 11 - Acquired quick lube location in Peoria, Arizona
- June 8 - New Valvoline™ Express Care™ location in Fresno, California
- June 7 - New Valvoline™ Express Care™ location in the greater Little Rock, Arkansas area
A core element of Valvoline's strategy is to accelerate the growth of its industry-leading quick-lube model, which is all about delivering a quick, easy and trusted experience for every customer, every day.
Valvoline Instant Oil Change service centers let customers stay in their cars and watch VIOC's certified technicians perform their service. Technicians complete a professional ASE®-certified training program that is ranked #2 globally by the Association for Talent Development's 2017 BEST Award. In addition to full-service oil changes done in about 15 minutes, VIOC performs a wide range of preventive maintenance services, including transmission, radiator and air-conditioning services; safety parts replacement, including wiper blades and light bulbs; and tire rotation. Most locations also offer fuel system and battery services. VIOC services most vehicle makes and models, including luxury, diesel, and hybrid. Learn more at www.vioc.com.
About Valvoline Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV) is a leading worldwide marketer and supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, with sales in more than 140 countries. Established in 1866, Valvoline's heritage spans over 150 years, during which it has developed powerful brand recognition across multiple product and service channels. The highly trusted brand ranks as the No. 3 passenger car motor oil brand in the DIY market by volume and the No. 2 quick-lube chain by number of stores in the United States. The company operates and franchises more than 1,100 Valvoline Instant Oil Change℠ centers in the United States. It also markets Valvoline lubricants and automotive chemicals, including the new Valvoline™ Modern Engine Full Synthetic Motor Oil, which is specifically engineered to help protect against carbon build-up in Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI), turbo and other engines manufactured since 2012; Valvoline High Mileage with MaxLife technology motor oil for engines over 75,000 miles; Valvoline Synthetic motor oil; and Zerex™ antifreeze. To learn more, visit www.valvoline.com.
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