News
  • Car Shop Crooner

    - Our very own Marvin Mills was highlighted in the Frederick News Post for his vocal talents while working under the hood at our Route 40 location. Please take a moment to read his story! FNP Article >>

  • A CEO’s Journey

    - President & CEO Randall Simpson was recently featured in NOLN (National Oil and Lube News) about his journey with WLR Automotive Group. Read his story here.

  • Our Biggest Fan!

    - As we come to the end of Autism Awareness month, we wanted to recognize one of our biggest fans! Caden has been a fan since construction started at our newest location on Route 26 in Frederick. Our car washes give him just as must joy and excitement as our team members get with his every visit. Read Caden's uplifting story in the link below that we received from his family. Read Story Here >>

  • Monthly Memberships at the Auto Spa and Auto Spa Express

    - Wash Once-A-Day, Every Day for One Low Price – Pick the Package That’s Right for You! Learn More >>

  • The Mighty Summit Club

    - Congratulations to the Mighty Auto Parts of MD, (WLR Automotive Group’s manufacturing franchise division) team for ranking 5th in the 2020 Mighty Summit Club. Mighty established a point system to rate the Mighty franchisees on select business management categories; only the top-scoring businesses make it in the Summit Club. Read More >>  

  • WLR Automotive Group Opens Second Auto Spa Express in Frederick, MD

    - WLR Automotive Group, Inc. opened a second Auto Spa Express, in Frederick, MD. The new Auto Spa Express is conveniently located off Route 26 at 2415 Monocacy Blvd.  This marks the company’s 23rd location and 3rd Auto Spa Express. Read More >>

  • 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>>