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It's Time to Look at Lower-Viscosity Oils for Fuel Savings
It's Time to Look at Lower-Viscosity Oils for Fuel Savings

August 17, 2016
New engine oil categories call for a closer look at your engine oil strategies and offer opportunities for improving mpg.

Report: Most Fleets Should Consider Low-Viscosity Oil for Fuel Economy
Report: Most Fleets Should Consider Low-Viscosity Oil for Fuel Economy

June 29, 2016
A new report concludes that most fleets should look at adopting lower-viscosity engine oils for fuel savings.

Q&A: New Committee Head Talks PC-11 Oil Category
Q&A: New Committee Head Talks PC-11 Oil Category

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...

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...

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...