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Discussing the lubrication needs of internal combustion engines

Natural gas and hydrogen combustion engines need lube love too.

Chevron completes acquisition of Renewable Energy Group (REG)

Chevron Corporation recently completed its acquisition of Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (REG) following approval by REG stockholders. “We have brought together companies with complementary capabilities, assets, and customer relationships to make Chevron one of the leading renewable fuels companies in the United States,” said Mark Nelson, executive vice president of Downstream & Chemicals for Chevron.  “Chevron now

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Photo gallery: TMC 2022

What a difference six months makes. The last TMC took place in September just as supply chain stranglehold was tightening its grip, and you could feel the frustration in the trucking industry on all sides. This year’s TMC show struck a distinctly more positive note. The press day on Sunday was packed with products and

Cummins, Chevron announce hydrogen collaboration

Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and Cummins Inc. announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore a strategic alliance to develop commercially viable business opportunities in hydrogen and other alternative energy sources. The MOU provides the framework for Chevron and Cummins to initially collaborate on four main objectives: advancing public policy that promotes hydrogen as a decarbonizing

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Lubricant companies are preparing for the future of trucking

If you watch movies like Blade Runner and Back to the Future Part II, set in 2019 and 2015, respectively, you know that the future has come and gone. Congratulations, we’ve made it. Ridley Scott and Robert Zemeckis might be great directors, but seeing as how there are no signs of flying cars draped in

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The latest oil technologies keeping fleets efficient

If you haven’t updated your oil and lube regime lately, there’s a good chance you’re letting a significant amount of cash – ahem – slip away, in the form of less efficient trucks. Oils are constantly evolving, with lubricant companies coming up with new, advanced formulations that meet stricter standards and squeeze out better engine

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Tackling engine oil topics: FA-4, used oil analysis, transmission and axle greases, and more

Engine oil is more complicated than a viscosity number. We have a lot to get through, so let’s get to it. Read on to learn about FA-4 oils; the latest in engine oil technologies and advancements; the importance of used oil analysis; and the importance of using the right oils and greases throughout the rest

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Ten things you need to know about your trucks’ coolant

FE surveyed coolant experts around the industry about the most important things fleets should know when it comes to their coolant. Below is a brief guide to your trucks’ coolant, in the form of 10 of their most important coolant tips. First things first: know what kind of coolant your truck OEM recommends, and what

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Keep the summer sun from overheating your engines

Say your driver is out on the road and notices something wrong—liquid is leaking from the engine area. The driver suspects a coolant leak, but how can he or she know for sure? It’s an important question. Coolant leaks are serious business. “Coolant leaks can be very damaging, as they reduce the coolant level, lower

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How the right engine oil can impact your DPF maintenance costs

Name your biggest service headache. Ready, go: DPF! Jinx.

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Love’s rewarding drivers for driving during pandemic

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is offering truck drivers a $5 e-coupon. The coupon can be used at any Love’s location for in-store purchases. Sponsors include Love’s, Chevron Delo, Continental, Hankook Tire, Tuffy Manufacturing, Cargill, International Truck and Rush Truck Centers. “This offer is a token of appreciation for the critical role professional truck

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Why diesel truck engine oil formulation is more interesting than you think it is

It might not seem as sexy as electric truck development or the latest in automated driving technology, but diesel engine oil formulation is complex and hugely relevant as engine protection, increased efficiency and even aftertreatment service reduction is paramount to running trucks. Wait a minute: Aftertreatment service reduction? What does that have to do with

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