SOURCE: MAACO

November 20, 2014 10:12 ET

Automotive Powerhouses MAACO® and Meineke® Partner With Uber

MAACO®, Meineke® and Uber Team Up, Ensuring Passenger Peace of Mind, Comfort and Continued Convenience

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwired - Nov 20, 2014) - MAACO® and Meineke®, both part of the Driven Brands family of automotive companies, are pleased to announce their partnership with Uber Technologies. The partnership is strategically designed to offer all Uber Driver Partners exclusive benefits on preventive maintenance, auto painting, and repair services from MAACO® and Meineke® locations throughout North America. Together MAACO® and Meineke®, through their wide array of services, offer drivers a complete car care solution.

"Uber has revolutionized the experience for drivers and riders. A vision we share here at Maaco," said Artemio Garza, CMO of MAACO®. "By leveraging technology and digital innovation, Uber and Maaco will continue to make the consumer's experience easier, more affordable and reliable."

In partnership with MAACO®, North America's Bodyshop, Uber Driver Partners will be able to leverage exclusive perks on quality paint and collision repair at more than 450 locations. Since 1972, MAACO® has helped more than 20 million drivers turn the car they drive back into the car they love by enhancing the look of their new or used vehicle.

Through partnership with Meineke® -- experts in preventive maintenance -- Uber driver partners can ensure passenger comfort and safety in vehicles. Meineke Car Care Centers® now offer exclusive discounts to Uber driver partners. With more than 900 convenient locations across the U.S., Meineke Car Care Centers® are easily accessible for Uber Driver Partners and boast certified technicians to perform both minor and major repair services regularly.

"Since 1972, Meineke has been working diligently via locally owned and operated shops to create an impactful customer experience, ensuring safety for drivers across the country," said Danny Rivera, President of Meineke®. "This partnership ensures driver and passenger wellbeing, a true testament to our mission of empowering modern drivers with the peace of mind they need to enjoy the road ahead."

For more information on Driven Brands please feel free to contact Betsy McDonald at pr@maaco.com. To find the nearest MAACO® center, visit www.maaco.com. To find the nearest Meineke® center and schedule an appointment, visit www.meineke.com.

About Driven Brands
Driven Brands, (www.drivenbrands.com) headquartered in Charlotte, NC, serves as parent company for the separate businesses: MAACO® (a franchise-based collision repair and auto painting retail network) Meineke Car Care Centers® (a franchise-based automotive service and repair retail network); Econo Lube & Tune (a franchised chain of automotive repair/quick lube services); a franchised network of mobile services consisting of AutoQual®, Aero-Colours® & Drive N Style® (specializing in automotive interior reconditioning and maintenance, paint refinishing and restyling services for Car Dealerships) and Tortal.net (developer of on-line training solutions for a variety of industries). Management team members serve on the industry association boards, the IFA and AAIA.

About Uber
Uber is evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through its platform, Uber makes cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more small business opportunities for drivers. From Uber's founding in 2009 to its launches in over 232 cities in 46 countries today, Uber's rapidly expanding global presence continues to bring people and their cities closer. www.Uber.com

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Betsy McDonald
    Communications Analyst
    Phone: (704) 644-8858
    E-Mail: pr@maaco.com