August 3, 2007
Terex Roadbuilding and Polaris Laboratories announced this month the implementation of the equipment manufacturer's new managed maintenance fluid analysis program.
July 30, 2007
Roadranger has released the results of fuel economy tests that it says show a fuel savings of more than 1 percent with use of the newest generation of Roadranger Synthetic Lubricants for transmissions and axles. The tests, whic
July 23, 2007
Water contamination in fuel has always been a problem with both industrial and transportation fleets. In today's engines, with some injector tolerances of 3-5 microns, it has become acute.
Further, the new ultra low sulfur diesel is responsibl
July 15, 2007
Did you know you might not be getting your money's worth at the fuel pump? At warmer temperatures, diesel and gasoline expands, decreasing the amount of energy (Btu) per gallon purchased. The "Turn Down Hot Fuel"
July 5, 2007
Chevron's Lubricants University, an online training resource offering information on technologies and trends in the lubrication and maintenance industry, has announced that archived issues of Lubrication magazine are now available
July 3, 2007
Connecticut's legislature adjourned its special session last week, but not before changing the rates of the state taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel effective July 1.
June 19, 2007
Safeway Inc., a Fortune 100 company and one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America, has announced that it will begin accepting the Wright Express card for fuel purchases at the pump.
June 1, 2007
ConocoPhillips Co. has announced that 76 Super Diesel synthetic blend motor oil has been upgraded to API CJ-4 quality. 76 Super Diesel is specially developed for use in diesel engines
May 31, 2007
Starting today, the nation's refineries begin producing low sulfur diesel fuel for use in off-road equipment. The new fuel will then wind its way through the distribution system, so that by Dec. 1, farming, construction
May 22, 2007
The Rotella Road Show, featuring Shell Rotella T with Triple Protection technology is traveling around the country this spring and summer.
May 21, 2007
CITGO Petroleum Corp. said its CITGARD 700 line now features two products designed specifically for high-performance diesel engines and meets API CJ-4 specifications
April 20, 2007
Chevron's Lubricants University has introduced a free course called "New API CJ-4 Lubricants for 2007 Low Emission Diesel Engines." This course discusses the 2007 emission restriction for nitrogen oxides (NOx)
March 26, 2007
A national coalition of associations representing independent petroleum marketers has formed the Partnership for Uniform Marketing Practices (PUMP). The organization's focus is to ensure fair competition,
March 23, 2007
Delo brand of technologically advanced engine oils, lubricants and coolants, has introduced the latest member of the product family - Delo Synthetic Gear Lubricant SAE 75W-90. The new product,
March 21, 2007
With a firm commitment to reduce American dependence on foreign oil, Carl's Jr. will not have to look beyond its own stores for a solution. MJKL Enterprises, LLC, the largest franchise owner of Carl's Jr. location
March 13, 2007
Chevron Products Co. says its API CJ-4 and API CI-4 Plus heavy-duty diesel engine oils meet the new Caterpillar ECF-2 specification. As of the beginning of this month, Caterpillar recommends the use of ECF-
March 9, 2007
Chevron Delo 400 LE Multigrade SAE 15W-40 has received formulation approval for Mercedes Benz diesel engine oil specification 228.31, covering all Mercedes-Benz diesel engines using Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs).
February 21, 2007
USA Energy Independence Publications announces the first-ever directory covering both E85 ethanol fuel and biodiesel Fuel retail stations nationwide. Designed to help the Flex Fuel Vehicl
February 9, 2007
Shell Lubricants has announced that Shell Rotella T with Triple Protection technology heavy-duty motor oil meets new Caterpillar specifications, ECF-1-a, ECF-2 for pre-2007 on- and off-highway diesel engines.
February 6, 2007
Diesel prices will average $2.60 this year, down from $2.71 last year but still well above the $2.41 average for 2005, according to the latest short-term energy outlook by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
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