Engine Oils

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February 19, 2015

New Shell Website Explains Upcoming Oil Category

Shell Rotella has a new website, WhatisPC11.com, to help educate people about the next generation of diesel engine oils known as API Proposed Category 11 (PC-11).

February 17, 2015

New Lube Filter for ISX15 Addresses Changes in Engine Design and Oils

Cummins Filtration says its new Fleetguard lube filter is the first to use a patented nanotechnology based synthetic media originally developed for fuel filters.

February 16, 2015

Volvo Trucks Increases Maintenance Intervals for Engine Oil, DPFs

Volvo Trucks in North America extended its recommended maintenance intervals for diesel engine oil and diesel particulate filters on all model year 2011 and newer Volvo trucks equipped with Volvo’s D11, D13 or D16 engines.

December 11, 2014

Duron Low-Viscosity Engine Oil Promises Fuel Economy

Petro-Canada Lubricants released the Duron-E UHP 5W-30 full synthetic, low viscosity oil for heavy duty diesel engines. The heavy duty diesel engine oil delivers better engine protection and better fuel economy.

November 19, 2014

Ursa Super Plus EC SAE 10W-30 Designed for Fuel Economy

Chevron’s new heavy-duty motor oil, Ursa Super Plus EC SAE 10W-30, was designed to improve fuel economy in heavy-duty diesel trucks in both on- and off-highway applications.

June 30, 2014

Shell Shows Off New Lubricants Technology Center in China

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.

June 17, 2014

121 Ways to Save Fuel: In the Shop

From the equipment you spec and maintain, to the fuel you buy, to driver training and incentives, you’ll find tips for nearly any type of fleet.

May 14, 2014

Shell Rotella Engine Teardown

A North Carolina fleet has been running a group of trucks on three different Shell Rotella oils -- a 15w-40, a 10w-30, and a 10w-30 that's been altered to provide a lower high-temp/high-shear number than is currently approved. A teardown of one of each after more than half a million miles shows virtually no difference in wear among the three engines. Learn more here. (By Deborah Lockridge, Editor in Chief.)



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