Lubes in the News

Oil change companies making headlines this week:

• Article on oil change trends notes that Jiffy Lube will be changing its 3,000-mile oil stickers to reflect extended intervals recommended by owners manuals. More here.

• A Utah carwash adds quick lube and repair services to its facility.

• Canadian tire shop building a new facility that will integrate tire and lube shop services.

• Profile on a long-time lube shop manager returning to the New York shop he once ran.

• Free Wi-Fi hotspots, including one California lube company.

• Man sues a Jiffy Lube, alleging the shop called him a “turd burgler.” (We couldn’t make this stuff up if we tried!)

Chicago Tribune publishes a guide to getting your oil changed. And it doesn’t rip lube shops!

• Idaho Falls Jiffy Lube celebrates grand re-opening…with cheerleaders!

• Yet another new Walmart sans Tire & Express Lube.

• Finally, Champion Laboratories and its Luber Finer brand go all social media with Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages.

(This post written while listening to “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” by Warrant.)

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. ENNYMAN says:

    re: Turd BurglarYou are right, some stories are too strange to be made up.

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