Oil and Lubricants Private Motor Carrier

What shops need to know to prepare for new diesel oils CK-4 and FA-4

By Kevin Ferrick, Senior Manager for Engine Oil Licensing, API   Fleets and shops will need to be ready for two new diesel engine oils arriving in the market on December 1: API CK-4 and API FA-4. API CK-4 oils will …Continue

Pour Points

Better oils are coming in 2017, but prepare to use more than one formula

By John G. Smith Choosing the best engine oil for your fleet is no small matter. Every bottle of the liquefied technology is expected to create the perfect protective layer between moving surfaces such as cam lobes and lifters, and crankshafts and bearings. It cleans unwanted deposits …Continue

Making the Grade

New low-viscosity oils will play a </strong><strong>key role in boosting fuel economy

NASHVILLE, TN – Cleaner air has traditionally come at a cost. Tighter emission standards have led to pricey equipment, increased downtime, added maintenance, and maybe even trucks with lower residual values, says Paul Menig of Tech I-M, a consulting service …Continue