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2016 TOPS in the Industry

The fast oil change and service industry is comprised of a diverse group of automotive professionals and businesses working everyday to meet the needs of consumers and their cars. It is a progressive and quickly evolving industry. In order to make sure we’re keeping abreast of the current pulse of the industry, every year, we take the time to extensively research, identify and rank the top auto service chains in the nation — and internationally.
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2015 Specialty Motor Oil Guide

2015 Specialty Motor Oil Guide

As more and more vehicles roll off the factory floor and into your bays factory-filled with synthetic oils, and since more high-mileage vehicles travel up and down the road than ever before, oil companies are offering specialized oils to meet these needs.
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2015 Guide to Additives and Cleaners

2015 Guide to Additives & Cleaners

With myriad products on the market offering to perform functions ranging from cleaning fuel injector systems to modifying automatic transmission fluid to getting rid of air conditioner odor, chemical additives and cleaners can be a valuable source of extra revenue to savvy lube operators.
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2015 Tops in the Industry Rankings: Music Edition

Music is a universal language. It speaks to everyone in some form or fashion. And just like language, music has its own dialects — or genres, to be more specific. This is how I perceive the automotive industry, anyway. An eclectic mix of genres all encompassing one major theme: cars. Whether your genre sticks to what it knows best, such as rock ’n roll, or goes off the beaten path, like country, the automotive industry plays on. Every year, we undertake an extensive research program to identify and rank the top auto service chains in the nation — and around the world.


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