August 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Tom Berg
By the early ’80s some fleets were using roof-mounted air fairings on their road tractors to reduce drag. That got the attention of owner-operator Bob Sliwa, who figured a lot more could be done.
Tags: Shell, Fuel Economy, Aerodynamics
September 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Deborah Lockridge
A a giant facility in Qatar, Shell is turning natural gas into products normally produced from crude oil — fuel, base oils, paraffin, kerosene, etc.
Tags: Shell, Gas-to-Liquid, GTL
July 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
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
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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