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Low-Viscosity Oil

July 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Oil Viscosity: How Low Can You Go?

Chevron conducted a live teardown of a Detroit DD15 engine, with more than 400,000 miles of service using Delo 400 XLE 10W-30, during the Mid-America Trucking Show. Photo: Evan Lockridge

By Deborah Lockridge

To meet expected greenhouse gas/fuel efficiency standards, oil companies and engine makers have been busy developing a new standard for engine oils that will provide a new type of lower-viscosity oil to improve engine efficiency.

Tags: OIl, Low-Viscosity Oil, Shell, Detroit Diesel, CITGO Lubricants, Chevron, API, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Daimler, Fuel Economy

April 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Synthetic Lubes

By Deborah Lockridge, Senior Managing Editor

The switch to synthetic lubricants can result in many benefits.

Tags: Engine Oil, Fuel Economy, Lubricants, synthetic oil, Low-Viscosity Oil

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