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  • Tech of the Year: Tamara Utley of The Lube Center, Lanham, MD

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    When Tamara Utley started work at The Lube Center’s store in Lanham, she immediately began looking to that next level. Utley was already an experienced technician, having worked in quick lubes for nearly 10 years when she came to The Lube Center in 2018. Read More>>

  • Feeding Families 2020

    - WLR (Wash, Lube, Repair) Automotive Group’s purpose statement is “Changing Lives, One Neighbor at a Time.” In keeping with this commitment, the company began an initiative that would provide families with a full Thanksgiving dinner. The program was a success and as a result, “Feeding Families” was established and the now annual food drive is in its eighth year. This year, each of the company’s locations, including the corporate office had a “Feeding Families” basket available to fill with nonperishable goods from November 4 through November 15, 2020. Thank you to our generous customers and staff, we were able to feed 43 families, plus provided 6 cases of food to a local food bank. Photo Gallery

  • WLR Celebrates 33 Successful Years!

    - On October 4, 1987, The Lube Center opened its doors in Frederick, MD. Now, 33 years later, WLR Automotive Group has 13 Lube Centers, 5 Auto Spas, 2 Auto Repairs, and 2 Auto Spa Expresses, soon to be 3 in November 2020.

  • Manager Monday – Ismail Bangura

    - Ismail has been with the Lube Center for 4 years. He started in June of 2016 as a technician in Gaithersburg; by working hard and training he became a supervisor and in 2018 became Assistant Manager. Read More>>  

  • The Lube Center Has Opened a New State-of-the-Art Location in Arundel Mills, MD

    - WLR Automotive Group, Inc. announced the company opened a new Lube Center in Anne Arundel County, Maryland on Saturday, June 20, 2020.  It is conveniently located at 7691 Arundel Mills Boulevard, Hanover, Maryland, just down the street from Arundel Mills Mall and Live! Casino. This is the 13th Lube Center business for WLR Automotive Group, now boasting 11 locations in Maryland and two in Pennsylvania. The building was constructed by Holland Construction Corporation, using the most advanced building practices and technologies. Read More>> View Image Gallery>>

  • COVID-19 Update – All Locations Open

    - We have enhanced our safety measures, following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, and Governor Hogan has entered Stage 1 of reopening the state, thus we have decided to reopen all our businesses. Read More>>

  • COVID-19 UPDATE – WE ARE CLOSED

    - The safety and welfare of our customers and our team members is the #1 priority of WLR Automotive Group. Effective immediately, we are CLOSED because of the impact COVID-19 is having on our community. All Monthly Memberships & Fleet Accounts will be put on-hold until we reopen our business. >> Message from WLR President & CEO

  • The Bottom Line Is “The Customer Experience”

    - This January, Randall S. Simpson, WLR Automotive Group’s President & CEO was featured in The Mighty Pros magazine.  This amazing article gives a great insight of the company and what makes Randy the great leader he has become.  Click here to read the article.

  • Dually Days

    - WLR Automotive Group’s Auto Spa Express locations are able to wash Dually Trucks (trucks that have dual rear wheels).  Most drive-thru car washes are unable to accommodate these vehicles.  To promote this capability, we will be offering FREE car washes to Dually Trucks on January 11th & January 12, 2020.  This is a $17.00 value!  No coupon needed, visit our Frederick or Bel Air Auto Spa Express to receive your free wash.  Click here to view our Dually Days video.

  • WLR Automotive Group, Adopt A Family

    - WLR (Wash, Lube, Repair) Automotive Group’s purpose statement is “Changing Lives, One Neighbor at a Time.” In keeping with this commitment, the company supports many local causes throughout the year.  For nearly a decade, the company supported “Adopt a Family”, in partnership with Hillcrest Elementary School.  Read more.