Valvoline Inc. announced that it has opened a new company-owned Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center in Beaver Falls, Penn., U.S.A., Valvoline’s ninth quick lube location in the Greater Pittsburgh market.
A core element of Valvoline’s strategy is to accelerate the growth of its industry-leading quick-lube model, which is focused on delivering a quick, easy and trusted experience for every customer, every day. For 2019 and the next several years, Valvoline plans to add 25 company stores per year and franchise stores at 25-35 per year, similar to 2018. Additionally, Valvoline Instant Oil Change is targeting several markets where its brand is currently not positioned or under-developed as a network. Specifically, Valvoline Instant Oil Change is very active in Virginia, Texas, Arizona, Georgia, California, Arkansas, the Mid-Atlantic and Florida.
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 second 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.
Valvoline Inc. is a leading worldwide marketer and supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, with sales in more than 140 countries. Valvoline ranks as the third largest passenger car motor oil brand in the do-it-yourself (DIY) market in the U.S. by volume. It also operates and franchises the second largest quick-lube chain by the number of stores in the United States with more than 1,150 Valvoline Instant Oil Change centers and the third largest quick-lube chain by the number of stores in Canada, with more than 70 Great Canadian Oil Change locations.