July 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By David Cullen
It’s not rocket science to split an API oil-service category. But it takes lots of chemical engineering to develop and bring to market not one, but two, new heavy-duty motor oil specs in a mere five years.
Tags: Emissions, Fuel Efficiency, Fuel and Oil, API
July 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
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
March 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Exactly what is this "high-temp, high-shear" viscosity engine oil standard in the works for the next round of EPA emissions standards, and what are engine makers doing to make sure engines will still be well protected?
Tags: Fuel and Oil, Engines, Fuel Economy, GHG emissions, Engine Oil, TMC, API
January 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
By Tom Berg
Is this a case of win-win? Do the new regulations limiting greenhouse gas emissions help both the environment and truck operators’ bottom lines? So it seems.
Tags: Volvo, Kenworth, Eaton, Navistar, Freightliner, Peterbilt, SCR, EPA, Mack, GHG emissions, API, GHG14
January 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
Three years from now, you'll see a new API diesel engine oil-service category, designed to help meet federal greenhouse gas/fuel economy standards, which have a final phase-in date set for model year 2018 trucks.
Tags: Under The Hood, API, Oils, Chevron, Shell
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