Valvoline Announces Opening of New Quick-Lube Center in Kansas City

New location marks company's 18th service center in the Kansas City metro area and expands network of more than 1,100 company-owned and franchised Valvoline Instant Oil Change stores.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - March 9, 2018 // PRNewswire // - Valvoline Inc. - a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services - announced today that its franchisee, Westco Lube Inc., has opened a new Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM (VIOC) service center in Kansas City, Missouri.

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. Westco Lube Inc. operates all 18 of the VIOC service centers in the Kansas City metro area.

The service center is at 2602 NE Vivion Road. Store hours are Monday through Friday 7 a.m.- 7 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m.- 5 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. No appointments are necessary.

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 vehicles. 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 ValvolineTM Modern Engine Full Synthetic Motor Oil, which is specifically engineered to 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 ZerexTM antifreeze. To learn more, visit www.valvoline.com.

TM Trademark, Valvoline or its subsidiaries, registered in various countries
SM Service mark, Valvoline or its subsidiaries, registered in various countries

Contacts:

Valerie Schirmer
Media Relations
+1 (859) 357-3235
vschirmer@valvoline.com

Sean T. Cornett
Investor Relations
+1 (859) 357-2798
scornett@valvoline.com

SOURCE Valvoline

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