Are you ready to replace your fleet vehicles tomorrow? Are you carefully monitoring your vital components, such as diesel engines, for early, and mostly invisible, warning signs of impending failure?
How in the world can your business choose an oil distributor? So many options are ever present in today’s marketplace. Web searches are never ending, page after page of ‘attractive prospects’. Well, it’s actually quite simple. Look for positive attributes such as history, ability, growth and integrity. They are cornerstones.
Pouring a proper cappuccino is an art form. It’s an art form which requires proper equipment and quality ingredients. It’s not any different when dealing with finished lubricants, such as motor oil.
Did you know that the API has completely redesigned heavy-duty diesel engine oil specifications? Starting December 1, 2016, for the first time ever, there will be TWO categories of HDEO product. Both categories address engine performance and one is specifically designed to improve fuel economy when used with newer diesel engine designs.
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Are you using multiple oils for your European vehicle services? If not, please read this article very carefully. You absolutely can, and should, meet today’s stringent OEM service requirements. Avoid unwanted liability at your shop.
In January 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to meet requirement set by the Clean Air Act brought in new emissions standards requiring medium and heavy-duty vehicles to significantly reduce engine emissions, particularly NOx and particulate matter. Vehicle manufacturers decided to use a technology called selective catalytic reduction or SCR to meet these standards. Continue reading “Introduction to Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)”