Quick Lubes

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Rules Require Diligence from Quick Lubes

Lube Report Americas - July 29, 2020

Enforcement of engine oil and transmission product labeling and receipt requirements that impact quick lubes and their d ...

Pandemic Increases Delays in Oil Changes

Pandemic Increases Delays in Oil Changes

Lube Report Americas - July 29, 2020

In addition to the sudden drop in miles driven, the COVID-19 pandemic has also caused more drivers in the United States ...

Oil Change Sales Rise

Oil Change Sales Rise

Lube Report Americas - June 21, 2020

Sales for oil change and lubrication shops in the United States reached an estimated $6.6 billion in 2019, up 5% from $6 ...

Oil Change Sales on the Rise

Oil Change Sales on the Rise

Lube Report Americas - June 26, 2019

Sales by oil change and lubrication shops in the United States reached $6.3 billion in 2018, up 4 percent from 2017, acc ...

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Semi-Synthetic Prices Rise at Quick Lubes

Lube Report Americas - October 17, 2018

The average price this year for an oil change using five quarts of semi-synthetic oil rose 11.4 percent to just under $4 ...

ExxonMobil Bets on Mobile Car Care

ExxonMobil Bets on Mobile Car Care

Lube Report Americas - February 14, 2018

ExxonMobil invested in a startup company offering on-demand fuel delivery and mobile vehicle car care service - includin ...

Pertamina Truck Treads New Ground

Pertamina Truck Treads New Ground

Lube Report Asia - January 12, 2018

Bucking the trend of on-demand, on-location mobile oil change services commonly offered in Indonesia, Pertamina Lubrican ...

Quick Lubes Cut Semi-synthetic Prices

Quick Lubes Cut Semi-synthetic Prices

Lube Report - November 8, 2017

The average cost a quick lube charged for an oil change using five quarts of semi-synthetic oil dropped more than 20 per ...

JXTG Keeps Mobil Lubes

JXTG Keeps Mobil Lubes

Lube Report Asia - October 3, 2017

Japans JXTG Group will convert all of its 2,800 Esso- and Mobil-branded fuel stations in the country to Eneos by 2020, b ...

Lubes Vie for Attention at Car Supermarket

Lubes Vie for Attention at Car Supermarket

Lube Report Asia - August 8, 2017

On a recent Friday afternoon in the downtown district of Jiangsu provinces capital city, Nanjing, several customers stro ...

U.S. Light Vehicle Aging Trend Continues

U.S. Light Vehicle Aging Trend Continues

Lube Report - July 19, 2017

The average age of light vehicles in the United States reached 11.6 years by the end of 2016, up almost 17 percent from ...

China Bets on Aftermarket amid Glut

China Bets on Aftermarket amid Glut

Lube Report Asia - May 2, 2017

Chinas automotive lubricants suppliers have increasingly turned to aftermarket channels such as oil change workshops to ...

In Indonesia, Theres an App for That

In Indonesia, Theres an App for That

Lube Report Asia - March 28, 2017

The growing popularity of app-based, on-demand oil change services in Indonesia gives lubricant marketers a new channel ...

U.S. Fast Lube Population Grows

U.S. Fast Lube Population Grows

Lube Report - March 8, 2017

The top 50 largest fast lube chains in the United States operated 9 percent more facilities than a year ago, according t ...

Doubling Car Parcs Beckon Lube Suppliers

Doubling Car Parcs Beckon Lube Suppliers

Lube Report Asia - November 1, 2016

Chinas and Indias car parcs - already two of the worlds largest - will double by 2023, a new study predicts. As lubrican ...

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Fast Lubes Top $16 Billion in Sales

Lube Report - March 23, 2016

Sales revenues at U.S. fast lube facilities went up 18 percent from a year ago, according to National Oil & Lube News 20 ...

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Ashland Absorbs Oil Can Henrys

Lube Report - December 16, 2015

Ashland entered the quick lube space in several Pacific Northwest markets by snapping up the 89-site Oil Can Henrys chai ...