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The Next Generation of Oils: New API oil category will help meet fuel economy/GHG regs
The Next Generation of Oils: New API oil category will help meet fuel economy/GHG regs

January 17, 2013
Three years from now, you'll see a new API diesel engine oil-service category, designed to help meet federal greenhouse gas/fuel economy standards, which...

New Oil Category Will Help Meet Fuel Economy/GHG Emissions Regs
New Oil Category Will Help Meet Fuel Economy/GHG Emissions Regs

October 16, 2012
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...

Coolant Basics: New TMC Recommendations

September 10, 2012
Engine failure due to cylinder liner cavitation corrosion is disturbingly common in the industry, yet it typically can be prevented through proper cooling...

6 Steps to Cleaner Fuel

July 23, 2012
If you take the plunger out of one of today's fuel injectors and hold it in your hand, the warmth of your hand will make the metal expand so you can't get...

How Oil Filters Can Help Fleets Extend Drain Intervals
How Oil Filters Can Help Fleets Extend Drain Intervals

April 18, 2012
High diesel and crude oil prices may make headlines, but the cost of engine oil has risen, as well, making an extended-oil-drain strategy more appealing

12 Things You Should Know About Oil & Coolant Analysis
12 Things You Should Know About Oil & Coolant Analysis

October 12, 2011
Oil and coolant are like your blood and your sweat, respectively, and they have to work together to keep you aliv

HVAC: Environmentally Friendly Refrigerants of the Future

July 10, 2011
There may be a new refrigerant in your future. This year, the first stage of a European Union ban goes into effect on mobile refrigerants with a global...

Don't Take Grease for Granted
Don't Take Grease for Granted

January 5, 2011
Grease has been called the "Rodney Dangerfield of lubricants." The late comedian was often known to lament, "I just don't get no respect." Likewise, grease...

Running Cool: Maintaining Your Cooling System
Running Cool: Maintaining Your Cooling System

June 16, 2010
Twenty years ago, putting coolant in a heavy truck could be a bit like a kid's chemistry experiment. You started out with silicate-based coolant/antifreeze...

The Right Oil Now: Improving Your Engine Lubrication Program
The Right Oil Now: Improving Your Engine Lubrication Program

September 15, 2009
The recession has everyone pinching pennies. Close management of your engine lubrication program can offer cost savings in a number of areas - if done properly