Lubes in the News

Back from surprisingly cold Las Vegas with oil change companies making headlines this week:

• Heartland Auto continues its buying spree, this time acquiring a fellow Jiffy Lube franchisee in New York.

• More fallout lawsuits resulting from EZ Lube’s bankruptcy.

• California Jiffy Lube operator pays $130K for environmental violations. More here.

• On the opposite spectrum, Lube Stop receives another environmental award.

• How the Pep Boys “29-minute oil change” actually takes 90 minutes or more.

• Profiling a new Kwik Kar Lube & Auto Center (in the home town of NOLN world headquarters, to boot).

(This post written while listening to “Live and Let Die” by Guns N’ Roses; not quite as good as the original Wings version, IMHO.)

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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