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Volvo Talks About Piston Technology in Latest Engines
Volvo Talks About Piston Technology in Latest Engines

June 9, 2016
The Volvo Group’s new truck engines in the U.S. are more fuel efficient thanks in part to a new piston design, which has "waves" on the piston crown that...

Cummins Unveils ISX Efficiency Improvements
Cummins Unveils ISX Efficiency Improvements

March 24, 2015
LOUISVILLE, KY -- Under the theme of "redefining efficiency," Cummins Tuesday night announced fuel-saving enhancements to the 2015 ISX15 big-bore diesel and...

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...

HDT Truck Fleet Innovators Talk Specs, Engines at Mid-America Fleet Forum
HDT Truck Fleet Innovators Talk Specs, Engines at Mid-America Fleet Forum

March 26, 2014
MATS, LOUISVILLE, KY -- A panel discussion of innovative fleet leaders Wednesday illustrated why one size does not fit all is not an approach that works...

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...

Watch for Changing Powertrain Technology to Meet Fuel Economy Regs
Watch for Changing Powertrain Technology to Meet Fuel Economy Regs

March 19, 2013
What type of engine systems and parts will you be dealing with in the future? From electric-drive turbos to waste heat regeneration, Derek Kaufman,...