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Mobil 1 Lube Express

Imperial Celebrates 50th Mobil 1 Lube Express™ Location in Canada
Calgary

• Mobil 1 Lube Express first began operating in Canada in 2009.
• The milestone Mobil 1 Lube Express location in Calgary, Alberta, illustrates the growth of the quick lube model in Canada.
• A typical fast lube business in Canada services an average of 46 vehicles per day.

Calgary, Alberta – Imperial is proud to announce the opening its 50th Mobil 1 Lube Express location in Canada, with the landmark installer site to be in Calgary, Alberta. The first Canadian Mobil 1 Lube Express opened in 2009 in Sarnia, Ontario.

Upon entering the Canadian market, Mobil 1 Lube Express operations have steadily evolved and grown. To facilitate the in-country progress, Imperial developed a value proposition kit for operators where distributors were actively retrained on the diversity of the Imperial family of products. Combined, the operator kit and distributor retraining increased the ability of Mobil 1 Lube Express to meet customer needs for car maintenance.

According to a recent piece in National Oil & Lube News, in Canada, drivers average 7,488 kilometers between oil changes. According to total sales figures by motor oil type, conventional oil is the most popular, accounting for nearly 50 percent of all oil changes in the country. The typical fast lube business in Canada services an average of over 46 vehicles per day, with an average of over 42 oil changes performed.

“We are proud to be celebrating the fiftieth Mobil 1 Lube Express location opening in Canada,” said Nadeem Dhalla, national account executive, Imperial. “The consistent growth that we’ve seen across the country shows that the Mobil 1 Lube Express customer experience is very positive and that we’re meeting those consumer needs.  We are confident our ability to service cars in Canada will only be improved in the coming years and we look forward to celebrating the opening of the 100th location.”

The milestone Mobil 1 Lube Express location, opening in Calgary, Alberta, illustrates the growth of the quick lube model in Canada. Market research organization IBISWorld reports the Canadian auto service industry is poised to see an increase in revenue. Consumers are expected to increasingly purchase value-added services, which will bolster revenue growth. The study predicts industry revenue growing at an annualized rate of 0.8 percent to $855.5 million.

Since its inception in 2003, Mobil 1 Lube Express has been one of the fastest growing branded quick lube networks in the United States and Canada. At the heart of the network is the unsurpassed performance customers get with Imperial’s full line of premium-quality lubricants that customers know and can trust – from Mobil Super™ 1000, Mobil Super 2000 and Mobil Super 3000 premium oils, to our entire line of Mobil 1™ and Mobil 1 Extended Performance synthetic motor oils.