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Earnings Up at Valvoline, HF Sinclair, Afton

Earnings Up at Valvoline, HF Sinclair, Afton

Lube Report Americas - August 10, 2022

Valvoline Inc. reported higher net income and operating income for the quarter ending June 30, in spite of a 28% increas ...

U.S. Oil Change Sales Jump

U.S. Oil Change Sales Jump

Lube Report Americas - June 15, 2022

Sales at oil change and lubrication shops in the United States climbed 10% to $6.3 billion in 2021, compared to $5.7 bil ...

Valvoline Pilots EV Servicing Options

Valvoline Pilots EV Servicing Options

Electric Vehicles InSite - February 11, 2022

Valvoline, a U.S. lubrication manufacturer and car care company, launched a suite of new services aimed at electric vehi ...

Profits Fall at Afton, Mixed for Valvoline

Profits Fall at Afton, Mixed for Valvoline

Lube Report Americas - February 9, 2022

Afton Chemical posted decreased operating profit for the fourth quarter and full year 2021 along with increased sales, w ...

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Castrol: Drivers Delay Maintenance

Lube Report EMEA - December 14, 2021

More than half of United Kingdom drivers responding to a recent survey said they have delayed vehicle maintenance such a ...

Calumet Posts Earnings Turnaround

Calumet Posts Earnings Turnaround

Lube Report Americas - November 10, 2021

Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. reported much improved earnings for the quarter ending Sept. 30, showing signs ...

Valvoline to Separate Segments

Valvoline to Separate Segments

Lube Report Americas - October 13, 2021

Valvoline is further restructuring its business model, announcing this week it will separate its two business segments, ...

Calumet Reports Steep Earnings Loss

Calumet Reports Steep Earnings Loss

Lube Report Americas - August 11, 2021

For the quarter ending June 30, Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. saw a steep net loss but with increased sales, ...

U.S. Oil Change Sales Down

U.S. Oil Change Sales Down

Lube Report Americas - June 30, 2021

Sales at oil change and lubrication shops in the United States declined 3% to $6.4 billion in 2020, down from $6.6 billi ...

Earnings Rise for Valvoline, HCC

Earnings Rise for Valvoline, HCC

Lube Report Americas - May 5, 2021

Valvoline posted higher sales and operating income for its fiscal quarter ending March 31, and Heritage-Crystal Clean’ ...

Q4 Profits Better for Afton, Valvoline

Q4 Profits Better for Afton, Valvoline

Lube Report Americas - February 10, 2021

Afton Chemical recorded higher operating profit in the fourth quarter, but weaker full-year results, while Valvoline pos ...

Profits Up for Afton, Valvoline

Profits Up for Afton, Valvoline

Lube Report Americas - November 4, 2020

Afton Chemical reported higher operating profit and a decrease in sales for its third quarter, and Valvoline’s operati ...

Q2 Profits Down for Afton, Valvoline

Q2 Profits Down for Afton, Valvoline

Lube Report Americas - August 5, 2020

Afton Chemical recorded lower operating profit and sales for its second quarter, and Valvoline reported decreases in ope ...

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Rules Require Diligence from Quick Lubes

Lube Report Americas - July 29, 2020

Enforcement of engine oil and transmission product labeling and receipt requirements that impact quick lubes and their d ...

Pandemic Increases Delays in Oil Changes

Pandemic Increases Delays in Oil Changes

Lube Report Americas - July 29, 2020

In addition to the sudden drop in miles driven, the COVID-19 pandemic has also caused more drivers in the United States ...

Oil Change Sales Rise

Oil Change Sales Rise

Lube Report Americas - June 24, 2020

Sales for oil change and lubrication shops in the United States reached an estimated $6.6 billion in 2019, up 5% from $6 ...

Oil Change Sales on the Rise

Oil Change Sales on the Rise

Lube Report Americas - June 26, 2019

Sales by oil change and lubrication shops in the United States reached $6.3 billion in 2018, up 4 percent from 2017, acc ...