Automotive Franchise News

The CARSTAR EPG program continues to drive performance improvements across the CARSTAR network through national repair processes, performance standards, and focused training on delivering those standards.
November 15th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV) today announced that its board of directors increased the quarterly cash dividend.
November 15th, 2019
CARSTAR has been ranked among the top 100 in Franchise Times magazine’s Top 200, the most comprehensive ranking of the 500 largest U.S. franchise systems.
November 15th, 2019
Detail Garage, the destination store for all car lovers, is opening its newest retail store in California. Detail Garage Buena Park’s grand opening will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at 6883 La Palma Ave.
November 14th, 2019
Hertz Europe Ltd, part of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., has expanded its monthly car subscription service My Hertz Weekend, which is now available in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and United Kingdom, becoming the car rental leader in this space.
November 14th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. announced today its franchisee, Metrolube Companies, has acquired a quick-lube location that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center in Claremore, Oklahoma.
November 12th, 2019
Snap-on Incorporated announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly common stock dividend of $1.08 per share payable December 10, 2019 to shareholders of record on November 20, 2019.
November 8th, 2019
The owners of two South Florida Detail Garage locations are expanding to the south, opening a new store in Miami at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16.
November 7th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a leading supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, reported financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2019.
November 7th, 2019
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Take 5 Oil Change is pleased to welcome Candice Winterringer and her company Win T5 to the Take 5 Franchise family!
November 6th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. announced today that it has opened another new company-owned Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center in Virginia.
November 6th, 2019
Castrol today announced a long term strategic partnership with Driven Brands and Take 5 Oil Change®.
November 5th, 2019
Detail Garage, the destination store for all car lovers, is opening its second location in Utah. The store’s grand opening will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at 354 E. 800 S., Orem.
November 4th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. announced today that it has opened another new company-owned Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center in Virginia.
October 30th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. - a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services – announced today that is has opened another new company-owned Valvoline Instant Oil Change(SM) (VIOC) service center in Humble, Texas.
October 28th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. announced today its franchisee, Henley Companies, has acquired a quick-lube location that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil Change(SM) (VIOC) service center in South Florida.
October 25th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV) announced that it plans to report financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2019 after market close on Nov. 6, 2019.
October 24th, 2019
Two of Mighty's Jiffy Lube-affiliated partners have added new Mighty franchises to their company portfolios. Midwest Distribution Group, LLC has added a fifth location in Indiana and Multi-Management, Inc., a second franchise in Pennsylvania.
October 23rd, 2019
Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE: SNA) will present at the Robert W. Baird & Co. 2019 Global Industrial Conference on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
October 22nd, 2019
Take 5 Oil Change is proud to announce the opening of its 500th store, which is owned by Pete Frey, former president of Take 5.
October 22nd, 2019
Tommy’s Express Car Wash is pleased to announce the grand opening of five new franchise locations in the month of October 2019.
October 21st, 2019
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Valvoline Inc. announced today that it has opened a new company-owned Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center in Virginia.
October 21st, 2019
Christian Brothers Automotive recently gathered top service managers and technicians from across its franchise system for a four-day “Mastering the Difference” workshop.
October 21st, 2019
Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™ announced today Tint World® of Lenexa, under the ownership of local entrepreneur Austin Gurba and co-owners Evan Gurba.
October 18th, 2019
Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE: SNA) today announced operating results for the third quarter of 2019.
October 17th, 2019
DetailXPerts is about to expand further its operations and territorial outreach, company executives revealed last week.
October 16th, 2019
Marking yet another year of exceptional growth, RNR Tire Express (RNR) has been recognized as one of the top 200+ largest franchises in the U.S. by Franchise Times magazine.
October 15th, 2019
This is the third Take 5 store opening for franchise owners TC Ewing and Wood Breeden, adding to their stores in High Point and Burlington.
October 14th, 2019
Christian Brothers Automotive, the company with the mission to “Love your neighbor as yourself,” is pledging to give back to communities across the country through a coordinated service event this month.
October 11th, 2019
Christian Brothers announced today that it was ranked on Franchise Times’ Top 200+ list, the most comprehensive ranking of the 500 largest franchise systems in the United States.
October 10th, 2019
Five Brightway Agency Owners have started and expanded their business enterprise with the opening of four new Brightway Agencies in Florida, Louisiana and Texas.
October 10th, 2019
Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™, a leading auto accessory and window tinting franchise, announced today the opening of its seventh California location under the ownership of local entrepreneur Gregory Alan.
October 9th, 2019
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Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™, a leading auto accessory and window tinting franchise, announced today the opening of its third Chicagoland location under the ownership of local entrepreneur Marshall Davis III.
October 9th, 2019
Brightway Insurance has been recognized among the Franchise Times’ Top 200+ for the fifth consecutive year, jumping 238 spots and landing at No. 136, a record-high for the company.
October 8th, 2019
Detail Garage, the destination store for all car lovers, is opening its newest location in South Houston.
October 7th, 2019
Valvoline Inc. announced today that is has acquired a quick lube location in Southeast Washington that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center.
October 3rd, 2019
Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE: SNA) will release 2019 third quarter results prior to the market open on Thursday, October 17, 2019.
October 3rd, 2019
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (TSX:CTC, TSX:CTC.A) today announced that it has successfully closed the previously announced acquisition of Party City's Canadian business.
October 3rd, 2019
Driven Brands, North America’s leading group of automotive aftermarket brands, today announced its acquisition of ABRA Automotive Systems LP, the franchising subsidiary of ABRA Auto Body Repair of America (‘ABRA’).
October 2nd, 2019
Valvoline Inc. announced today that is has acquired a quick lube location in the Detroit market that is now operating as a Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center.
October 2nd, 2019
CARSTAR continues to expand across North America, and today, achieves a significant accomplishment by opening its 700th location with CARSTAR Montrose.
October 1st, 2019
Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™, the leading international auto accessory and window tinting franchise, has been named to the Franchise Times Top 200+ list for 2019.
October 1st, 2019
Detail Garage, the destination store for all car lovers, is opening its newest location in the London suburb of Greenford.
September 30th, 2019
Valvoline Inc., a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, announced today that is has opened another new company-owned Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center in Greater Houston.
September 30th, 2019
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From January 1st 2019 through September 30, 2019 the Tommy’s Express Car Wash franchise awarded 10 new franchise partners, resulting in 46 additional new express car wash sites now entering the early stages of development.
September 30th, 2019
Chris Pflueger, Chief Development Officer of We Insure is a featured guest and speaker at the Franchise Management Seminar for the Philippine Franchise Association.
September 27th, 2019
Valvoline™ (NYSE: VVV) announced the first of its electric vehicle-specific product and service offerings with the introduction of Valvoline EV Performance Fluids.
September 26th, 2019
Moran Family of Brands, one of the nation’s leading franchises of general automotive repair, transmission repair, window tinting and driver safety products, announced its annual Franchisee of the Year winners for 2019.
September 25th, 2019
Siva Govindarajan, Owner of Brightway, The Siva Family Agency, his wife, Chitra and their daughter, Aaradhana, were recently recognized and awarded for environmental stewardship at the Environmental Community Awards Celebration.
September 25th, 2019
Following South Florida’s miss hit with Hurricane Dorian, Brightway, The Hite Agency with locations in Boynton Beach and Lake Worth immediately went to work to aid recovery efforts in The Bahamas.
September 24th, 2019
For the ninth consecutive year, Brightway Insurance has been recognized by Florida Trend on its list of the 225 Biggest Private Companies based on revenue.
September 19th, 2019
Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™, a leading auto accessory and window tinting franchise, has named Maria Landaeta as its lead creative graphic designer.
September 19th, 2019
Glass Doctor recently held its annual conference in San Antonio, TX alongside Neighborly’s 12 other U.S. service brands.
September 19th, 2019
The International Franchise Association recently named Josh Hite Franchisee of the Year 2019. Hite owns Brightway Insurance locations in Boynton Beach, Lake Worth, Fla., and Bluffton, S.C.
September 17th, 2019
We Insure Group, Inc., one of the fastest-growing insurance franchise operations announced the appointment of Chris Pflueger as Chief Development Officer.
September 16th, 2019
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