Lubes in the News

Oil change companies making headlines this week:

• More on Chrysler’s full-scale assault on the oil change biz. More here.

• Converted dealership re-opens as full-service auto repair and quick lube in Kentucky.

• Spokane, Washington-area Jiffy Lubes slash prices on oil changes.

• Blogging about 10,000-mile oil changes for GM vehicles.

• A remodeled Ohio Walmart axes the Tire & Lube Express center. We’ll know more when our Tops in the Industry rankings come out in March, but it’ll be interesting to see how many T&LE shops Walmart still operates.

VIOCs raise funds to fight cancer.

• Jiffy Lube operator hurt by falling tree. (Our best wishes for a speedy recovery.)

• Not all Lincoln dealers are excited about paying millions of dollars to update their facilities.

(This post written while listening to “Tom Sawyer” by Rush.)

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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