Automotive Franchise News

Entrepreneur magazine has named Brightway Insurance to its Franchise 500 list for the eighth time.
January 22nd, 2021
Kicking off the new year on the right foot, Ziebart announced its promotion of Jason Case from Corporate Accounting Manager to Corporate Controller.
January 20th, 2021
Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™ recently ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s 2021 Franchise 500® list, a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry.
January 20th, 2021
January 15th, 2021
Driven Brands Holdings Inc. (“Driven Brands” or the “Company”) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering.
January 15th, 2021
Franchise Business Review has named Brightway Insurance to its list of 200 Best Franchises to Buy in 2021 for the seventh time.
January 14th, 2021
Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV) announced today the retail launch of its newest gear-oil packaging innovation, FlexFill™.
January 11th, 2021
Take 5 Oil Change is proud to announce the opening of a fourth location for North Carolina real estate powerhouse, the Durban Group.
January 6th, 2021
Moran Family of Brands announced the addition of its newest company brand, Turbo Tint.
January 6th, 2021
Take 5 Oil Change surpassed the million-dollar milestone in funds raised for Children’s Miracle Network. 
January 5th, 2021
Take 5 Oil Change, home of the stay-in-your-car 10-minute oil change with over 550 locations throughout North America, won three coveted Brandon Hall Group awards.
December 29th, 2020
Strickland Brothers 10 Minute Oil Change is thrilled to announce their newest franchise owners, father and son, Randy and Zachary Niessner.
December 28th, 2020
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Take 5 Oil Change® has always been known for its unique, fast, customer-friendly stay-in-your-car service model.
December 28th, 2020
Strickland Brothers 10 Minute Oil Change is excited to announce yet another set of  franchise owners in Texas, husband and wife, Sheldon and Amanda Unruh.
December 22nd, 2020
Hollas has an engineering degree from Texas A&M and before becoming a Maaco franchisee, he spent twenty years in the technology industry, traveling the world as VP of Sales for a small computer software company.
December 17th, 2020
Valvoline Inc. ("Valvoline") (NYSE: VVV) announced today the commencement of an offering of $535 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2031 (the "Notes").
December 15th, 2020
At yesterday’s Driven Brands Collision Virtual Summit - themed “UNIT3D”, top performing franchise partners for ABRA, CARSTAR and Fix Auto USA were honored for their outstanding commitment.
December 10th, 2020
Milex Complete Auto Care/Mr. Transmission was recently named as one of the Top 100 Game Changers by Franchise Dictionary Magazine.
December 9th, 2020
For the first time since North America’s largest network of collision repair brands was created, the Driven Brands family of collision repair companies will gather virtually for its 2020 convention.
December 8th, 2020
Lubbock Independent School District received a $30,000 donation this holiday season from its Lubbock community through a raffle program hosted at Take 5 Oil Change locations across the city.
December 8th, 2020
Maaco Collision Repair and Auto Painting recently held their North American Maaco Convention virtually on December 2, 2020.
December 4th, 2020
Ziebart has announced its newest signed agreements to bring its complete vehicle protection services to both Australia and the Netherlands for the first time in 2021.
December 4th, 2020
Maaco Collision Repair and Auto Painting held its annual North American Maaco Convention virtually on December 2, 2020.
December 4th, 2020
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Valvoline Inc. announced that it plans to acquire 27 quick-lube locations that will expand its service center network across the U.S.
December 3rd, 2020
Mr. Clean Car Wash, a gold standard in car care and services and a licensed brand from Procter & Gamble, announced today it will be debuting in Florida with its newest car wash in Leesburg on December 3.
December 3rd, 2020
Maaco Collision Repair and Auto Painting, will host this year’s annual North American Maaco Convention virtually on December 2, 2020.
November 30th, 2020
CARSTAR celebrates CARSTAR Chilton Auto Body Pleasanton earning its original equipment manufacturer (OEM) certification from BMW.
November 23rd, 2020
During October, Valvoline Instant Oil Change SM (VIOC) locations raised over $54,300 by offering customers the opportunity to help raise needed dollars to support American Cancer Society (ACS) and its Road To Recovery program.
November 20th, 2020
Fleet Clean, a Florida-based mobile, commercial vehicle washing franchise announced it has opened in Washington DC, and Philadelphia.
November 20th, 2020
Valvoline Instant Oil Change (VIOC) customers helped fight cancer this fall by contributing $1 or more to the Jimmy Fund through the A Chance for Kids & Families® program.
November 19th, 2020
CARSTAR announced the opening of CARSTAR Westside Collision, located at 801 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93534.
November 17th, 2020
Strickland Brothers 10 Minute Oil Change is excited to announce their first set of Illinois franchise owners, husband and wife, Jami and Alisa Guthrie.
November 13th, 2020
Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV) today announced that its board of directors increased the quarterly cash dividend on the company's common stock by nearly 11 percent to $0.125 per share.
November 13th, 2020
Veterans are enjoying business ownership and success through Brightway Insurance, earning the company a spot on Franchise Business Review's list of the Top Franchises for Veterans for the fourth consecutive year.
November 12th, 2020
Moran Family of Brands announced its newest franchise location with a Milex Complete Auto Care/Mr. Transmission store in Columbus, Ohio.
November 11th, 2020
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CARSTAR is saluting the veterans throughout its’ North American network on Veterans Day in the U.S. and Remembrance Day in Canada, both held on November 11, 2020.
November 10th, 2020
Ziebart, the global leader in vehicle appearance and protection services, has been recognized by the Auto Care Association’s Women in Auto Care for its “Z-Mom’s Campaign.”
November 10th, 2020
Maaco Collision Repair and Auto Painting, and Meineke Car Care Centers have recently received the honor of being named as two of the top franchise opportunities for veterans.
November 10th, 2020
Meineke Car Care Centers (Meineke), the world’s leading automotive aftermarket franchisor, has been named to Entrepreneur magazine’s “2020 Top Franchises for Veterans” list.
November 9th, 2020
Ziebart, the global leader in vehicle appearance and protection services, recently hosted its annual owner's awards.
November 2nd, 2020
Glass Doctor® announced earlier this month its franchise network’s top performers of 2019 during Neighborly United, the organization’s first-ever virtual reunion.
October 30th, 2020
Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a leading supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2020.
October 30th, 2020
Maaco Collision Repair and Auto Painting is proud to be a franchise that has attracted a number of very successful females who own and operate their own facilities.
October 28th, 2020
CARSTAR, North America’s premier network of independently owned collision repair facilities, has risen in its rank among the top 100 in Franchise Times magazine’s Top 200.
October 28th, 2020
Mighty Distributing System announces that Cavenaugh Auto Group is the latest car dealership operation to add a Mighty Auto Parts franchise.
October 20th, 2020
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Brightway Insurance is the No. 1 insurance franchisor to be recognized on Franchise Times' annual list of Top 200+ franchises in the U.S. Brightway jumped four spots from last year.
October 20th, 2020
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, RNR Tire Express (RNR) is hosting its 5th annual initiative to honor strong and inspiring breast cancer survivors and fighters.
October 16th, 2020
Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™ has announced the opening of a new location in Urbandale, Iowa, under the ownership of local entrepreneurs Earl and Shirley Macleod.
October 16th, 2020
Bill Marsh Automotive Group opens a new Byrider store in Wyoming, Mich. on Monday, Oct. 12.
October 12th, 2020
Brightway Insurance is the only insurance franchisor to be recognized by Franchise Business Review on its inaugural Culture100 list.
October 8th, 2020
SpeeDee Worldwide, LLC announced today that it has opened a SpeeDee Oil Change & Auto Service® franchise location in Las Vegas, Nevada, its first store in the Las Vegas market.
October 8th, 2020
Detail Garage, the one-stop superstore for all automotive detailing needs, is expanding its nationwide footprint with eight new franchise locations opening in regions across the US.
October 7th, 2020
Back in 2016, Jason Wong was facing a decision…. a crossroads in his business. As a collision repair facility owner, he knew he had gone as far as he could on his own.
October 7th, 2020
Patel has added Take 5 Oil Change® to his portfolio of brands.
October 6th, 2020
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 2020.
October 5th, 2020
Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV) announced that it plans to acquire 33 quick-lube service centers in Idaho, Missouri and Kansas in two separate acquisitions.
October 2nd, 2020
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