Lubes in the News

Oil change companies making headlines this week:

• Employees at an Illinois lube shop help detain a violent man until police arrive. (With video.)

• An armed assailant robs a Jiffy Lube in Wichita. (Glad no one was hurt.)

• Suburban San Diego Walmart aims to nix the Tire & Lube Express. More here.

• Businesses damaged by the Tuscaloosa tornado – including some lube shops – face red tape hurdles in their efforts to rebuild.

• California Midas/SpeeDee Oil Change celebrates co-branded grand opening.

• New truck lube opens in suburban Houston.

• An anonymous former dealership service manager skewers the lube industry – and dealerships, to some extent – in a popular national magazine. (And just for the record, I bet dealerships have damaged just as many, if not more, vehicles than the lube industry!)

(This post written while listening to “Closing Time” by Semisonic. Yes, I do listen to music recorded after 1990!)

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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