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Shell launches artificial intelligence-powered Virtual Assistant

Shell has launched an artificial intelligence-driven service for customers, the Shell Virtual Assistant. It is an interactive shop on the Shell website where customers and distributors can ask common lubricant-related questions, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Customers and distributors type in their question via an online message window, and avatars Emma and Ethan

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Maximizing the life of your diesel pickup

This article is one of a series from Chevron Lube Matters on the importance of clean oil.  All maintenance program should begin by following OEM recommended procedures and intervals (period). Yet that alone may not be enough to keep maintenance costs predictable and in check, as well as maximize the life of your truck. Starting with

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UPS increases use of renewable fuels

UPS has announced agreements for up to 46 million gallons of renewable fuels over the next three years, constituting a 15-fold increase over prior contracts and making UPS one of the largest users of renewable diesel in the world. The agreements with three suppliers of renewable fuels, secure access to an advanced renewable diesel fuel in

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Quantum launches high-capacity CNG fuel module

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc., a manufacturer of natural gas storage systems, integration and vehicle system technologies, has announced that it has completed and launched a three-tank, back-of-cab CNG module with a configuration that can provide up to 180 diesel gallon equivalents (DGEs). Quantum received pre-orders for this new system prior to launching its broad-scale sales

SOMS Technologies announces microGreen extended performance oil filer

SOMS Technologies LLC,  manufacturer of the microGreen Extended Performance Oil Filter, announced the expansion of its high performance product line to include the microGreen Extended Performance Air Filter, an air filter that extends change intervals up to three years or 45,000 miles, according to the company. MicroGreen’s Extended Performance Air Filters are 99% efficient. The

Nelson captures ‘Best of Show’ at Shell Rotella SuperRigs

Kiegan Nelson of Richfield, Wis., won Best of Show honors with his 1985 Peterbilt 359 and 2014 MAC trailer at the 33rd annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition, held June 11-13 at Retama Park in Selma, Texas. He was awarded $10,000 from Shell Rotella and $5,000 from MAC trailers. The winning truck also captured first place

Chevron paves its way to PC-11

In the April 2015 edition of Fleet Equipment, contributing editor John Martin updated readers on the EPA’s call for a new category of diesel oil performance—PC-11. Martin wrote: “When the Engine Manufacturers Association (EMA), reacting to the EPA’s call for reduced greenhouse gases (GHG), requested a new level of diesel oil performance several years ago, they

Valvoline Premium Blue 15W-40 available at Pilot, Flying J travel stops

Valvoline Premium Blue 15W-40 is now available at Pilot Travel Centers and Flying J-owned and –operated Travel Plazas, with over 650 locations across 43 states. Valvoline Premium Blue is formulated with optimized alkalinity designed to provide protection from acids and corrosive combustion by-products while helping to control high-temperature deposits and maintaining cleanliness of aftertreatment systems,

How to develop a national energy dependency policy

I think I’m as patriotic an American as anyone. I believe we as a country can continue to lead the world with innovative thinking. However, when it comes to energy independence, we have suffered because politicians from both parties refuse to work together for the good of our nation. The United States has little control

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Why companies are switching to propane autogas trucks for delivery operations

H&S Bakery, a Baltimore-based provider of hearth-baked goods, recently unveiled a fleet of alternatively fueled vehicles powered by propane autogas. “We want our customers and community to know that we are investing in and working hard to meet our sustainability goals,” said Chuck Paterakis, vice president of transportation and logistics for H&S. “With propane autogas,

Dana launches Spicer axle lubricant

Dana Holding Corp. launched the Spicer XFE 75W-90 axle lubricant, a synthetic gear oil. Spicer XFE 75W-90 axle lubricant furthers improve fuel economy in high-efficiency drivetrain solutions, while qualifying for an initial 500,000-mile drive axle lubrication change interval, according to Dana. The axle lubricant is specifically formulated to improve drive axle efficiency in a variety

Cummins Filtration introduces lube filter for ISX15 diesel engines

Cummins Filtration Inc. released a new lube filter for Cummins ISX15 diesel engines. The Fleetguard LF14000NN is the company’s first lube filter with NanoNet media, a patented polymeric nanotechnology-based synthetic media originally developed for Fleetguard fuel filter applications. “Many of the characteristics that make NanoNet media so successful in fuel filter applications translate well to