Lubes in the News

Oil change companies making headlines this week:

• Idaho quick lube employees find a bomb beneath a vehicle in what turns out to be a murder-for-hire plot. Read more accounts here, here, here and here.

• New auto service facility opens in Michigan.

• Canadian Pennzoil 10-Minute Oil Change centers change hands.

Tucson Jiffy Lubes getting a $50,000-per-shop facelift.

• New Michigan Chrysler dealership to feature “15-minute” oil change center.

Shop hosts professional angler.

• Story on green oil changes in the Dallas-Fort Worth market.

• Blog hashes out an argument between customer and Oil Can Henry’s. (It may be just us, but we think OCH is on the right side of this disagreement.)

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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One Response to Lubes in the News

  1. Oil says:

    Re: Blog hashes out argumentThe admittance of a mistake and no visual/audible damage feels as though OCH is on the right side of the fence.This story highlights the importance of a "call back" system when servicing vehicles to ensure everyone is aware of what is happening. For example, "Ready for oil on Bay 1, ready for start, vehicle oiled…" Using this system has resulted in 0 incidents of this nature in my service bays!

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