Lubes in the News

Oil change companies (and topics) making headlines this week:

• Christian Science Monitor compares a DIY and DIFM oil change — and makes several serious errors (like saying lube shops charge $30 for an oil change and an extra $20 for the oil filter!).

• New York Valvoline Instant Oil Change becomes…a pizza place!?

• West Coast Jiffy Lube franchisee offers free maintenance inspections in September and October. More here.

• Pennsylvania lube operator displays Joe Namath’s former car at his shop.

• Lube employee lands a big catch.

• EZ Lube offers back-to-school car care tips.

• Missouri Jiffy Lube closes its doors.

• Oil Can Henry’s donates $92,000 to breast cancer research. (And a hearty “Kudos” to them for doing so!)

(This post written while listening to “Hell on Heels” by Pistol Annies…but not by choice. Coworker has her music too loud!)

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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