VIOC Franchisee Acquires 9 Chicago Quick Lubes
Dec. 17, 2021—Valvoline Instant Oil Change on Wednesday announced one of its franchisees, Ivy Lane Corporation, acquired nine quick lube facilities in the greater Chicago area.
According to a news release, the shops were formerly Oil Express and will be rebranded as VIOC shops. Employees of Oil Express will still remain at those stores.
“Oil Express was a pioneer in the Quick Lube space, and we are delighted to have the opportunity to acquire a legacy brand within our industry," Ivy Lane COO Shannon Griffith said in the release.
With the acquisition, Ivy Lane now operates 55 Valvoline quick lube locations throughout the midwest.