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September 15, 2014

New Delo Severe-Duty Oil Offers Protection for Changing Operations Plus Fuel Economy

Chevron's new Delo 400 SD SAE 15W-30 engine oil is designed to address the growth of severe-duty applications in on- and off-highway markets.

August 11, 2014

On-And-Off Engine Patterns Can Be Hard on Oil

Fleets that do city deliveries are increasingly turning vehicles off during deliveries rather than letting them idle. While this saves fuel and cuts emissions, and in many cases conforms with local regulations, Chevron warns that it could be affecting your engine oil.

June 30, 2014

Photos: Shell's New Shanghai Tech Center

Shell Lubricants opened up its newest technology center in Shanghai, China, last week to the first group of foreign journalists to tour the facility, which opened in March. The new facility will focus on Asia, the fastest-growing regional lubricants market in the world, but also will be part of a global R&D network that will impact North American lubes as well. (Read full story here.)

May 14, 2014

Shell Engine Teardown Compares Protection of Experimental Oil

What do you get when you put a group of trucking journalists in a room with three tables of engine teardown parts and ask them to choose which one is from the truck running the experimental low-viscosity oil? A lot of eeny-meeny-miney-mo.

May 14, 2014

I Came to an Engine Teardown and Learned About Barbecue

So what do engine oil and competition pit barbecue have in common? Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge finds out for her All That's Trucking blog.

May 14, 2014

Shell Teardown Evaluates Low-Viscosity Experimental Engine Oil

In anticipation of a new heavy duty engine oil API classification aimed at improving fuel economy with oils meeting lower high-temperature/high-shear viscosity standards, Shell did a field test of an experimental low HTHS-viscosity version of its Rotella engine oil. It shared the results with trade press editors on May 14, 2014. Here Howard Hill, engineer, lubricant technology, explains the results to HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge.

March 13, 2014

The Lowdown on the New Low-Viscosity Oils

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?

February 4, 2014

MATS 2014 Concert Line-Up Announced

For the sixth consecutive year, the Mid-America Trucking Show has announced that the team behind Mobil Delvac heavy-duty diesel engine oil will present a free concert on Friday, March 28 for all MATS 2014 attendees.

February 3, 2014

Xado Releases Atomic Metal Conditioner Maximum

Xado has released a nanotechnology called Xado Revitalizant, which is a self-regulating technology that coats metal surface with ceramic-metal diamond-hard film.

June 4, 2013

Petro-Canada Lubricants Launches New Duron GEO LD 15W-40

Petro-Canada Lubricants Inc. is gearing up to launch the latest in the Duron line of products, Duron Gas Engine Oil Long Drain (GEO LD ) 15W-40. Specially formulated for the high combustion temperatures in today’s natural gas mobile engines, Duron GEO LD 15W-40 can extend drain intervals up to 1200 hours, while maintaining engine protection and stay-in-grade capability.

January 8, 2013

The Business Case for Synthetic Lubes

For years, some fleets have turned to synthetic engine oils for easier starts in cold-weather climates and to help them extend oil drain intervals. But if that's the only selling point you're using for synthetic lubes, it may be time for some consumer education

January 5, 2013

The business case for synthetic lubes goes beyond extended drain intervals

For years, some fleets have turned to synthetic engine oils for easier starts in cold-weather climates and to help them extend oil drain intervals

December 17, 2012

Chevron Adds 'Expert Knowledge' Section to Website

Chevron has expanded the Expert Knowledge section on its ChevronDelo.com website, with video and written material to address key issues, including Fuel Economy, Emissions Regulations and PC-11 (the new diesel engine oil category under development, slated for introduction in 2016.

April 1, 2008

Synthetic Lubes

The switch to synthetic lubricants can result in many benefits.

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