Truck Parts Suppliers and Component Services
Import solutions, not problems

In case you haven’t noticed, truck tires with new sidewall names are starting to appear where only well known brands have tread (couldn’t resist that pun) until recently.

CITGO fluid designed for GM, Ford transmissions

CITGO Petroleum Corp.’s new TRANSGARD Multi-Purpose ATF is specifically designed for use in General Motors and Ford electronically controlled transmissions calling for DEXRON-III, DEXRON-IIIE, DEXRON-II and MERCON-type fluids.

ConocoPhillips changes KLAS program

ConocoPhillips Co. announced several changes to Kendall Motor Oil’s Kendall Lubricants Analysis System (KLAS) oil analysis program.  Effective Jan. 1, 2007, ConocoPhillips aligned its software service provider with its oil analysis testing laboratory, consolidated contact phone numbers into one comprehensive support line and enhanced training opportunities, according to Steven Tarbox, director of product management, ConocoPhillips Lubricants.

The business side of biodiesel, ethanol

When we pick up a newspaper or magazine today, we see articles about emissions. It seems as if our entire world economy revolves around emissions reduction. That’s because it has become big business.

Bias ply tires destined for history books

It’s been a long time coming and, in the opinion of most tire industry engineers, long past due. Bias ply truck tires are becoming relics of a past age.

BP offers Castrol Fleet Partnership Program

BP Lubricants USA Inc. said its new Castrol Fleet Partnership Program is a management partnership that guarantees the reduction of operational costs for participants at no risk.

Castrol introduces next-generation of Tection Extra

BP Lubricants USA Inc said it plans to launch the re-engineered formulation of Castrol Tection Extra.  Scheduled for release in January 2007, Tection Extra exceeds the new CJ-4 specifications as defined by the American Petroleum Institute (API) classification of lubricants and exceeds the 2007 Original Engine Manufacturers (OEM) lubricants requirements in response to the new emission standards enforced by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Clean diesels are winning

Improved emissions,good performance add to appeal

ConocoPhillips introduces new transmission oil

ConocoPhillips Lubricants announced the introduction of Triton Synthetic Transoil 50, which is specifically formulated to meet the new Eaton Roadranger PS-164 Rev 7 specification.

ConocoPhillips introduces oil to meet API CJ-4 specs

ConocoPhillips Co. announced development of a new premium synthetic blend diesel engine oil, Kendall Super-D XA (Exhaust Advantage).

Chevron introduces synthetic transmission fluid

Chevron Products Co. introduced two new, premium synthetic transmission fluids designed specifically for the heavy-duty manual transmission market. 

Shell Lubricants introduces Retina LX

Shell Lubricants recently introduced Shell Retinax LX in the United States, which is a family of premium, lithium complex greases made from a combination of performance additives developed primarily for the lubrication of high-temperature applications, such as wheelbearmgs in heavy-duty truck applications.