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  • News Equipment

    Campaign website to prep industry leaders on new PC-11 engine oil

    May 11, 2016 3:48PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – In an effort inform business leaders with their decision making processes ahead of the release of the PC-11 heavy-duty diesel engine oils this December, Petro-Canada Lubricants has launched the ‘Here Comes the Future’ campaign website. The website

  • PC-11 Is On Its Way

    January 21, 2016 10:21AM by Brad Ling

    Lou Smyrlis interviews Mobil Delvac’s Stephanie Jaworski about what you can expect from PC-11.

  • News Equipment

    Chevron develops online PC-11 resource

    December 16, 2015 9:00AM by Truck News

    SAN RAMON, Calif. — Chevron has created a new Web site aimed at educating the trucking industry about changes coming in the form of the new PC-11 heavy-duty engine oil category. The Web site, at www.pc-11explained.com, was designed to build

  • News Equipment

    Talking PC-11 engine oils with Chevron oil veteran

    August 19, 2015 10:25AM by James Menzies

    Shawn Whitacre is the new chair of ASTM’s Heavy-Duty Engine Oil Classification Panel. Here’s what he says you need to know about the upcoming PC-11 oil category.

  • Feature Equipment

    ARE YOU DOING ANYTHING TO PREPARE FOR PC-11 MOTOR OIL?

    August 18, 2015 10:06AM by James Menzies

    I recently had a chat with Shawn Whitacre, senior staff engineer, technology, with Chevron Lubricants. He has just been named the new chair of the ASTM’s Heavy-Duty Engine Oil Classification Panel, which is tasked with the final development of the

  • Feature Equipment

    PC-11: WILL IT BE BACKWARDS COMPATIBLE AFTER ALL?

    June 19, 2015 10:48AM by James Menzies

    It wasn’t all fun and games in San Antonio with Shell. In addition to checking out the beautiful iron at SuperRigs, we had important work to do! Shell gave us an insightful update on the upcoming PC-11 engine oil category,

  • News Equipment

    Extensive field testing giving Shell confidence in new engine oil category

    June 11, 2015 4:06PM by James Menzies

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The PC-11 engine oil category has yet to be fully developed, but Shell says it has run enough miles using prototype oils to gain confidence in its performance and fuel-saving potential. The company has already run

  • News Equipment

    Shell provides PC-11 update

    June 10, 2015 7:15PM by James Menzies

    Backwards compatibility for PC-11B fuel economy oils has not been ruled out

  • PC-11 IS COMING, MAYBE EVEN SOONER THAN YOU THINK

    May 26, 2015 9:34AM by James Menzies

    As I put the finishing touches on a feature in the June issues of Truck News and Truck West about the impending PC-11 heavy-duty engine oil category, I received word implementation of PC-11 has been moved forward from Spring 2017

  • News Equipment

    Shell launches educational PC-11 Website

    February 19, 2015 11:31AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Shell has taken the wraps off a new Website designed to educate customers about the upcoming PC-11 heavy-duty engine oil category. The Web site, which can be found at www.WhatisPC11.com, covers the fundamentals of PC-11, impending changes,

  • TMTV’s video on the road: Shell Rotella engine teardown

    May 15, 2014 3:39AM by Carolyn Gruske

    Shell engineer explains what he looks for when examining an engine that has been running an experimental, low viscosity, high temperature, high shear oil.