September 9, 2015
There's a new head of the committee developing the new heavy-duty engine oil classification, known as PC-11. HDT talked to Shawn Whitacre to find out what fleets need to know about the new oils.
September 3, 2015
Chevron Products Company announced that senior staff engineer Shawn Whitacre has been selected as the new chairman of the ASTM Heavy-Duty Engine Oil Classification Panel.
September 2, 2015
Shell has refreshed its WhatisPC-11.com website with updated information about the upcoming diesel engine oil specifications.
June 10, 2015
The industry campaign to develop not one but two new API oil-service categories to eventually replace the current CJ-4 spec for heavy-duty diesel engines is on a fast track for new formulations to be licensed starting in late 2016, according to Shell Lubricants.
May 7, 2015
Jim McGeehan, Consulting Scientist for Delo engine oils, has elected to retire from Chevron effective June 30, 2015, according to Chevron Products Co.
February 19, 2015
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
Cummins Filtration says its new Fleetguard lube filter is the first to use a patented nanotechnology based synthetic media originally developed for fuel filters.
October 29, 2014
Testing is under way for the new API oil standard PC-11, but it could be 2017 before we see it implemented, according to an update from an oil company representative involved in developing the new standard.
January 6, 2013
By January of 2016, you'll see a new API diesel engine oil classification, designed to help meet federal greenhouse gas/fuel economy standards. In fact, you may, for the first time, see two separate categories
December 17, 2012
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.
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