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We’ll have a full report in the May issue of National Oil & Lube News, but Midas International has acquired SpeeDee Oil Change & Tune-Up’s main franchisor organization. You can read more here. I’m sure there are many reasons for the acquisition, but the long and short of it appears to be the continued blurring of the fast lube business into the general automotive maintenance business. Is the lube industry destined to return to the “garage” concept they were formed in response to? And how will customers respond to longer and longer service times? Interesting questions.

About National Oil & Lube News

National Oil & Lube News is the fast oil change industry's oldest and largest trade publication. Started in 1986 by Steve Hurt (a former fast lube owner) and David Arrington, NOLN has grown and evolved right alongside the fast lube industry. Here at NOLN, our aim is to help fast lube operators with every facet of their business, from operations to technical issues. Our monthly magazine and this regularly updated website contain everything from technical tips, recall announcements and service guides to articles on handling customer complaints, building your brand and making your business the best it can be. With tips and advice from experts both inside and outside the industry, you're sure to learn something that can help your fast lube business grow and prosper.
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