Castrol, the lubricants brand of BP, has announced a long-term strategic partnership with Driven Brands and Take 5 Oil Change. The two teams will partner to integrate training, service and marketing efforts to ensure continued growth for both the company and franchise Take 5 Oil Change locations.
"The automotive aftermarket is changing at an ever-accelerating pace, and consumers demand more every day," says David Bouet, president of Castrol USA and Canada. "Take 5 Oil Change is at the forefront of those changes in providing time-and convenience-starved consumers a quick and convenient service. Castrol is proud to be partnered with Take 5 Oil change."
Since opening its first location in Metairie, La., in 1984, Take 5 Oil Change has grown rapidly to become one of the largest quick lube chains in the U.S. with over 500 shops across 18 states and Canada. Take 5 Oil Change is owned by Driven Brands, a leading franchisor of automotive aftermarket services in North America with more than 2,800 locations, including brands such as Carstar, Meineke, Maaco, ABRA, and 1-800-Radiator.
"Castrol has been a long-standing partner of Take 5 Oil Change and Driven Brands," says Jonathan Fitzpatrick, CEO of Driven Brands. “As we continue to drive our Take 5 Oil Change network and grow our customer base, we seek to strategically partner with innovative companies such as Castrol that provide not only top brands to our customers, but incredible service and value to our franchisees."