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Shell's DEF Works With Any SCR Emissions System

Shell Rotella has introduced its own Diesel Exhaust Fluid, designed for on-highway medium- and heavy-duty trucks as well as off-highway construction equipment and trucks.

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Photos: 34th Annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs

The Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition is a beauty contest for actively working trucks.  Owner-operator truckers from across the U.S. and Canada will compete for cash and prizes in excess of $25,000. Photos courtesy of Shell Rotella

Shell Offers Nitrite-Free Extended-Life Coolant

The new Shell Rotella Extended Life Coolant - Nitrite Free (ELC NF) is designed to better protect aluminum components in today's hotter-running engines.

Unsung Documentary Series: Baker Trucking

Tommy Baker, an undrafted amateur hockey player, is poised to take over his father's trucking business, Baker Trucking, but his Father Billy isn't sure if he's cut out for it.  This video is part of Shell Rotella's Unsung documentary series that tells stories of unsung heroes and how their work and lifestyles are intertwined. 

32nd Annual Shell SuperRigs Winners

Bill Rethwisch of Tomah, Wis. captured Best of Show honors with his green and white 2013 Peterbilt 389 at the 32nd Annual Shell SuperRig competition held May 15-17 at zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C. See pictures of his truck and other winners, along with photos of the truck parade and nighttime truck light show. 

Shell Rotella Engine Teardown

A North Carolina fleet has been running a group of trucks on three different Shell Rotella oils -- a 15w-40, a 10w-30, and a 10w-30 that's been altered to provide a lower high-temp/high-shear number than is currently approved. A teardown of one of each after more than half a million miles shows virtually no difference in wear among the three engines. Learn more here. (By Deborah Lockridge, Editor in Chief.)

Shell Teardown Evaluates Low-Viscosity Experimental Engine Oil

In anticipation of a new heavy duty engine oil API classification aimed at improving fuel economy with oils meeting lower high-temperature/high-shear viscosity standards, Shell did a field test of an experimental low HTHS-viscosity version of its Rotella engine oil. It shared the results with trade press editors on May 14, 2014. Here Howard Hill, engineer, lubricant technology, explains the results to HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge.

I Came to an Engine Teardown and Learned About Barbecue

So what do engine oil and competition pit barbecue have in common? Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge finds out for her All That's Trucking blog.

2014 Shell Rotella SuperRigs Calendar Available

The 2014 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar can now be purchased, featuring 12 sharp looking heavy-duty trucks in North America, along with some great scenery from the Tomah, Wis. area as a backdrop, where the SuperRigs truck beauty contest was held earlier this year.

Shell SuperRigs 2013 Best of Show Winners

There's a new winning lineup of Best of Show winners and runners-up in this year's Shell Rotella SuperRigs Contest, because the previously announced winner was found to not meet all the eligibility requirements for a working truck and trailer.