Eat, Wash, Fill Up

Embrey, Alison
September 2004
Convenience Store News;9/13/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p67
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the Mobil 1 Lube Express site in Lisbon Falls, Maine, that is a quick stop for an oil change or transmission fluid top-off. But automobile drivers who stop by are in for more than just a quick lube when they pull onto these grounds--the site is also home to a gas station, convenience store, liquor store, deli, self-service car wash and a 24-hour laundromat. Mark Laroche, owner of Mobil 1 Lube Express facility, first opened for business in 1979 with fast food and a convenience store on the site. The car wash and Mobil 1 Lube Express now share an integrated waiting area with a picture window looking into the car wash, so customers can watch the cars being washed as they wait.


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