Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:00 AM

Lexington, KY - Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM, the nation's second-largest quick-lube chain, has opened a new company-owned service center in Woodbury, MN.

The new Valvoline Instant Oil Change service center opened this week at 4088 Radio Drive. This site is Valvoline's second store in Woodbury and it expands the total store count to 41 in the Twin Cities metro area. Store hours (all times CT) are Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday 8 a.m-7 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.,   and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Valvoline Instant Oil Change service centers provide a stay-in-your-car solution for preventive vehicle maintenance needs including full-service oil change, transmission, radiator, gearbox and air-conditioning services, tire rotation, wiper blade, air filter, light bulb and serpentine belt replacement. Most locations also offer fuel system and battery services. Store technicians are trained using an ASE®- accredited training program to service most vehicle makes and models, including luxury and diesel vehicles. No appointments are necessary.

For a list of all Valvoline Instant Oil Change service center locations and hours of operations, visit vioc.com.

About Valvoline Instant Oil Change

Valvoline(TM), a brand of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), has been serving American motorists for 150 years. In addition to commercial and industrial lubricants, the Valvoline family of products includes MaxLifeTM lubricants created for higher- mileage engines, SynPowerTM synthetic motor oil, and ZerexTM antifreeze. With more than 950 locations throughout the United States, Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM is a leader in serving the quick-lube market, and is looking for franchisee partners to establish a presence for the brand in markets across the country.

®Registered mark, Ashland or its subsidiaries, registered in various countries (TM)Trademark, Ashland or its subsidiaries, registered in various countries SMService mark, Ashland or its subsidiaries, registered in various countries

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

Media Relations Gary Rhodes

+1 (859) 815-3047

glrhodes@ashland.com