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An Essential Guide for Your Customer’s Glove Box, Written by a SheCANic
Women now outnumber men as drivers in the U.S. According to Frost & Sullivan, this isn’t simply in the younger ...
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iFLEX Show Daily - Issue 4
Catch up on what’s going on at iFLEX 2018! We’ve got your Saturday news here. Having trouble viewing this? Click ...
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iFLEX Show Daily - Issue 3
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iFLEX Show Daily - Issue 2
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iFLEX Show Daily - Issue 1
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Take 5 Oil Change Celebrates Expansion in Houston with Food Truck Fridays in March
Houston area residents are invited out to different Take 5 Oil Change locations each week during the month of March ...
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Mixing Some Fun Into the Business Trip: Crystal Mathews and "The Price is Right"
A business trip to a trade show can be grueling with long days, a whole lot of walking and little ...
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Getting Business Done QUICK

Getting Business Done QUICK
One of the plagues of efficiency for businesses is finding the right tools to streamline processes. Whether it’s digital or ...
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Why Detroit is Still the Motor City: Scenes from the North American International Auto Show
NOLN EXCLUSIVE: It may be cold in Detroit as the city plays host to the 2018 North American International Auto ...
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2017 in Review: What People Were Reading
As 2017 comes to a close, it is a good time to look back and reflect on the year. There’s ...
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Google’s Changes and How They Affect You
It’s possible you may have noticed some websites looking a little differently in recent months. Maybe you’ve encountered some unexpected ...
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The Ultimate Ride for Foodies

The Ultimate Ride for Foodies
What started as a paid series of ads has turned into a viral sensation, making mouths water across the globe ...
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SpillVak Executives Teach Business Principles to Emerging Entrepreneurs in the Philippines
Two executives from the Las Vegas, Nevada-based fluid absorbent company SpillVak joined leadership from the Academy for Creating Enterprise (ACE) ...
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Clearing Up Ford’s Diesel Oil Statement
In the July issue of NOLN, page 34, in the article titled “The New Diesel Engine Oil Standards and Ford’s ...
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Sticky Situations: A Genuine Ragan Holt Flashback
In the quick oil and lube industry, one of the benefits of getting to spend so much time with one ...
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30 Years: A Blast from the Past
It’s incredible to think that National Oil & Lube News has been growing steadily for 30 years. To celebrate this ...
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Mighty Distributing System of America, announced its Take Care of Your Baby! Spring Consumer Rebate Promotion. Available April 1 through ...
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WD-40 Power of 5 Giveaway

WD-40 Power of 5 Giveaway
WD-40 was gracious enough to send over a “Power of 5” kit and we thought no better way to share ...
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It’s no secret, cars and music go hand-in-hand. Let’s take a ride back to the 80s where some of the ...
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There is so much hype and misinformation surrounding pour-ins and similar add-on fluids in the market today. That’s why it’s ...
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The key to surviving any situation is preparation. If you’ve ever seen the show, Man vs. Wild on Discovery Channel ...
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Holiday Gift Guide
The holidays are here! This year we decided to answer the age old Christmas conundrum, “I don’t know what to get” ...
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Being Thankful

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Today, Thanksgiving, is all about stepping back away from all the hassle and realize what in your life means the ...
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As the saying goes, there are only two ways to make more money: sell more products or reduce your costs ...
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What is it you really want to be doing when you’re at work? We want to know! The New Year is ...
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If you’re making the trip to Las Vegas for Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week (AAIW), we want you to have the best ...
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In a futuristic world full of self-driving cars — even if the cars and sensors are guaranteed to be 99.999 ...
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by Hunter Howard Shock absorbers aren’t something the average driver thinks about on a daily basis. As a result, shocks ...
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by Tammy Neal Castrol recently launched Nexcel, a revolutionary technology that marks the most significant oil change innovation in automotive ...
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Tire Talk

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by Hunter Howard When you notice your customers’ tire tread wearing thin offer them some helpful information about why it’s ...
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VW Bugs in the System

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by Hunter HowardDid your mom ever tell you, “If you aren’t going to do something right, don’t do it at ...
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Distracted
by Lauren Henderson The Distracted Dad: We know him, we’ve been him, we love him, distracted dad. Distracted dad dropped ...
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Rally Racing 101: How to Start

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by Hunter HowardGetting into rally racing is simpler than it may seem. You don’t have to go through a long, ...
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by Hunter Howard It is so easy to forget about reminding your customers to change their wiper blades but it is ...
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Let’s Rally

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by Hunter Howard Rally racing is the start of all major forms of automotive racing. One of the best things ...
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Best of Jay Leno’s Garage

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by Hunter HowardMany of you get to see interesting cars roll through your bays every day. (If we’re lucky you send them ...
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The Comeback ‘Vette

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by Lauren Henderson On the heels of the August 2015, Corvette issue of National Oil & Lube News and more ...
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JANUARY 2015 RIDE OF THE MONTH: This 2012 Fisker Karma came in to The Duke of Oil in Hobert, Indiana, for a synthetic oil change — only 2,450 have been built worldwide.
These days time seems to breeze by especially fast. However, 2015 seemed like it came and went so quickly that ...
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Quick Lubes of the Future

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by Hunter Howard Autonomous cars could have a huge impact on the future and be here quicker than you think ...
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by Hunter Howard We know you’ve seen cool, strange and classic cars roll through your bays but have you noticed ...
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The Right Shop For You

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by Lauren HendersonIf you own a car, more than likely you rely on someone else to service it. Trust us, we know ...
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by Lauren Henderson You may be a master tech, master of sales or master service writer but have you mastered ...
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More than likely you’ve had a conversation with a customer about fuel system maintenance, fuel additives or the importance of ...
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by Lauren Henderson Perfect your craft If you don’t know who Abby Wambach is, where have you been? She’s a ...
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by Lauren Henderson I intentionally skipped a step getting ready this morning. Don’t worry it wasn’t anything critical like deodorant ...
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by Lauren Henderson Joe Perkins and Larry Read cross the finish line for day three in Read’s 1939 Buick. Larry ...
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by Lauren HendersonWe get it, customers can be rude, competition is brutal and automotive technology is becoming increasingly complicated. Even still, gear ...
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by Lauren Henderson Industry pioneers and NOLN contributors, Larry Read and Scotti Lee are going on a new kind of adventure ...
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by Lauren HendersonMany say California tends to be the leader when it comes to what the rest of the country ...
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by Tammy Neal This year we’re shaking things up. We want to make sure all of our readers know what’s ...
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Gentleman Start Your Engines
by Lauren Henderson On April 10, 2015, Jason Smith, vice president of operations of Express Lube in San Antonio, TX  had ...
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Let’s face it, life is 50 percent luck, 50 percent hard work and sometimes it feels like it’s 100 percent ...
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Speed Ratings

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by Lauren Henderson April is National Car Care Month and a great time to remind customers of general car maintenance ...
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No Customers Allowed

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by Lauren Henderson You wouldn’t put a marquee that read, “No Customers Allowed” outside your quick lube, but you may ...
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Spring Training

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by Amanda Bowman The sun is shining, snow has melted, birds are chirping, grass is growing a brilliant shade of ...
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by Erin Coldewey George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr.; our history books are teeming with great leaders ...
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Dear Service Writer,

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by Lauren Henderson After years of routinely getting my vehicle’s oil changed, I’ve learned a few things about myself and ...
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by Lauren Henderson Taking the steps to broaden your business and reach new customers is a little scary but mostly ...
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by Lauren Henderson “You cannot imagine the craving for rest that I feel — a hunger and thirst. For six ...
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Confessions of a Millennial

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by Erin Coldewey Hi, my name is Erin, and I am a millennial, a bona fide member of the generation ...
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February Promotional Ideas

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by Amanda Bowman Promoting your business is important, but it can be difficult when there isn’t a holiday or some ...
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Merry Christmas Giving

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This time of year we’re reminded how exciting it is to receive but we also remember the magic there is ...
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