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Valvoline to acquire assets of Alberta-based Minit Lube
August 22, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Valvoline Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire certain business assets of Minit Lube in Alberta, Canada. The acquisition is expected to be complete during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019. Financial terms were not disclosed. Minit Lube, based

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Valvoline opens new Express Care location in Ontario
September 17, 2018 by Allan Janssen

New location expands the  company’s network of more than 1,550 company-owned, franchised and independent quick lubes in North America.

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Valvoline to acquire Great Canadian Oil Change
May 18, 2018 by Allan Janssen

Purchase of the 73 franchised stores in five Canadian provinces represents Valvoline’s first international quick-lube acquisition

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Got used to ILSAC GF-5? Well, get ready for ILSAC GF-6
April 1, 2013 by Tom Venetis, Editor

One of the ways that OEMs will be trying to meet the new fuel efficiency standards and emissions targets is moving to engines with smaller displacements and direct gasoline injection engines.

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Engine Protection, Environmental Benefit Meet in New Valvoline NextGen Motor Oil
April 17, 2012 by CARS Magazine

Valvoline, a brand of Ashland Inc., announced the wide-scale availability of NextGen motor oil. The new formula is made from 50 per cent recycled oil.

Valvoline NextGen Motor Oil Available For Commercial, Industrial Customers
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Valvoline NextGen Motor Oil Available For Commercial, Industrial Customers
October 4, 2011 by CARS Magazine

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Zerex G-05 antifreeze/coolant can be used with Ford and Daimler Chrysler vehicles. Its HOAT chemistry combines conventional and organic acid-based chemistry to protect against rust and corrosion.
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Good-Bye to the Green
August 1, 2011 by Tom Venetis, Editor SSGM Magazine

Remember the green coolant that was poured into vehicle cooling systems? Many years back, everyone, from the shop technician to the DIY-obsessed car owner would grab a bottle of that green coolant and top-up the radiator. It was a…

Valvoline's high mileage motor oils are formulated with conditioners to rejuvinate engine seals and prevent oil leaks along with anti-oxidant additives.
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Will conventional oil whither?
August 1, 2011 by Nestor Gula

As more and more cars come pre-filled with synthetic oil, and consumers are choosing to use synthetic oils in older vehicles, one can wonder what room is there for the conventional oils that have lubed engines for the last 100 years.”You can…

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What Is Happening With Dexos
April 1, 2011 by Tom Venetis, Editor

Last year, SSGM took a close look at the new motor oil specifications coming for 2011. Particular attention was focused on the new GF-5 standard developed by the International Lubricant Standardization and Approval Committee (ILSAC). GF-5 is a…

Zerex G-05 antifreeze/coolant can be used with Ford and Daimler Chrysler vehicles. Its HOAT chemistry combines conventional and organic acid-based chemistry to protect against rust and corrosion.
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Earn more by doing a little extra
February 1, 2011 by Nestor Gula

As a garage owner you are in a business of servicing cars and making sure your customers have a great driving experience. As well, you have to make money – to pay for the equipment, the building, the lease, your staff, yourself and your…

Mobil 1 5W-30 is made with a proprietary blend of high performance synthetic basestocks fortified with an advanced additive system. Mobil 1 5W-30 is the recommended viscosity grade for new cars and is designed to provide improved levels of performance, cleaning power and engine protection.
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Oil for all: Many choices for crankcase connoisserus
August 12, 2010 by CARS Magazine

Oil, not gasoline, is the lifeblood of any auto engine. Without oil, the lifespan of an engine would be very s…

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Valvoline, Lubrizol Receive SAE Environmental Excellence in Transportation Award
June 1, 2010 by CARS Magazine

Ashland Consumer Markets (Valvoline) and The Lubrizol Corporation have been named the 2010 winners of the SAE Environmental Excellence in Transportation (E2T) Award for their partnership in demonstrat…