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How will Electric Vehicles Impact the Quick Lube Industry

It seems everywhere you turn these days, someone is asking the question — how will electric vehicles (EV) impact my industry? What can I do today to minimize the disruption to my business? While we hear these questions from many new acquirers in the industry and clients we service, including quick lube and other service providers, the answer depends on where you live and your time horizon. EV’s still only account for roughly 2 percent of auto sales in the US, with only a few exceptions.


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Paradise Shops Reopen

Lyons Express Lube & Oil and C&J Service Center re-opened their businesses on Wednesday. Lyons, family-owned shop almost was destroyed the day of the Camp Fire. But Paul Lyons, the shop’s owner from Paradise lost his house and 15 classic cars. Read more of Paul Lyons' story in Hope Not Lost in Paradise: How Lyons Express Oil & Lube Was Saved From Destruction.


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Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers Helps Get Customers Out of the Path of Hurricanes

A common scene on the nightly news late in 2018 was roads jammed with cars as residents first in Florida and then in North and South Carolina sought to evacuate before the arrival of a hurricane. Those who opted to ride out the storms regretted it, notably Hurricane Michael, which was the third-most intense Atlantic hurricane to make landfall in the United States.


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Hope Not Lost in Paradise

How Lyons Express Oil & Lube Was Saved From Destruction Given that at least 77 people were killed at press time and more than 215 square miles of land was burned in November’s Northern California wildfire known as the Camp Fire, it would be easy to believe it resulted in Paradise Lost.


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