Lubes in the News

With apologies for missing last week, we present oil change companies making headlines:

• Heartland Jiffy Lube makes another big acquisition, this one in Texas.

• Chrysler wants its dealer service centers to open on Sundays and focus on quick lube services.

• Former lube employee arrested for theft.

• A new type of quick lube pit system debuts in Canada.

• A machine that automatically changes oil in heavy-duty trucks.

• New Jiffy Lube survey shows Americans love their cars.

• South Carolina lube shop pulls out all the stops to survive road construction.

• Hero pilot headed to court over Jiffy Lube property purchase. More here.

• Southern California Jiffy Lubes team up to fight muscular dystrophy.

• Brief primer on the oil change market in China.

(This post written while listening to “Nobody’s Fool” by Cinderella. Love me some ’80s hair bands!)

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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