Lubes in the News

Oil change companies making headlines this week:

• A Utah lube tech is charged for repairing rock chips in customer’s windshields – without their permission.

• Perps break in and steal a fast lube’s safe.

• Former major leaguer and lube operator Lenny Dykstra faces new charges.

• Sad story: Former lube tech sentenced to prison for molestation while on the job. More here.

• More on Chrysler’s big new focus on dealership service, including an alliance with Shell. More here (subscription required).

• Remembering a Michigan lube tech killed in a recent car accident.

• Washington town’s rejection of a proposed Oil Can Henry’s site is appealed.

• Scouting out oil change prices in New Jersey. (And wondering how people can charge $12.95 for an oil change with a straight face!)

(This post written while listening to “Out of Touch” by Hall & Oates.)

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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