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Oil Viscosity: How Low Can You Go?
Oil Viscosity: How Low Can You Go?

July 17, 2014
To meet expected greenhouse gas/fuel efficiency standards, oil companies and engine makers have been busy developing a new standard for engine oils that...

How Superior Bulk Logistics Saved Hundreds of Thousands on Warranty Costs
How Superior Bulk Logistics Saved Hundreds of Thousands on Warranty Costs

July 7, 2014
When Superior Bulk Logistics implemented the warranty management function of its fleet maintenance software, it was expecting to save $500,000 in the first...

Shell Shows Off New Lubricants Technology Center in China
Shell Shows Off New Lubricants Technology Center in China

June 30, 2014
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...

New Oil Standard Won't Have Adhesive Wear Test
New Oil Standard Won't Have Adhesive Wear Test

June 30, 2014
A proposed test for adhesive wear, or scuffing, will not be a part of the upcoming new API oil standard, currently known as PC-11, and the new category is...

Shell Engine Teardown Compares Protection of Experimental Oil
Shell Engine Teardown Compares Protection of Experimental Oil

May 14, 2014
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...

Navistar Touts Technology as it Moves Ahead
Navistar Touts Technology as it Moves Ahead

March 27, 2014
MATS, LOUISVILLE -- The past is gone, and technologies like SCR, multiplexed wiring and telematics, plus high build quality, are the way forward, said...

The Lowdown on the New Low-Viscosity Oils
The Lowdown on the New Low-Viscosity Oils

March 13, 2014
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...

The Top 13 Trucking Stories of 2013, Part 2
The Top 13 Trucking Stories of 2013, Part 2

December 27, 2013
As we look back at 2013, here's the second installment in our annual look at the top news stories of the year. Our list was compiled on the basis of...

Beware When Using Remanufactured Common Rail Injectors
Beware When Using Remanufactured Common Rail Injectors

September 10, 2013
Diesel fuel injectors these days are incredibly complex, and that means remanufactured fuel injectors need extra scrutiny. Bosch, which supplies new and...

Five Steps to Successful Outsourcing
Five Steps to Successful Outsourcing

August 19, 2013
When you are looking to outsource your maintenance, make sure to consider all the angles. Fleets have long wanted to outsource more maintenance, but have...