Lubes in the News

Oil change companies making headlines this week:

• More on yet another Heartland/Jiffy Lube acquisition.

• Florida attorney general opens investigation into North Florida Lubes after allegations of deceptive trade practices were raised by media exposes.

• More on last week’s car accident that injured a lube tech and a lube customer.

• California attempts to deter people from 3,000-mile oil changes. More here.

• New highway interchange will force a Valvoline Instant Oil Change to close for good.

• Feature on a Pennsylvania Grease Monkey operator.

• Town council denies a VIOC’s request to open on Sundays.

• EEOC sues Walmart after Tire & Lube Express manager terminated.

• Parent company of Meineke is purchased by private equity firm.

• Valvoline to open “Valvoline Lub Oil Change Shops” in Pakistan. (And no, the “Lub” is not misspelled!)

(This post written while listening to “When I’m Gone” by 3 Doors Down.)

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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