Monthly Archive: May 2014

Trucking Challenges and Owner Operator Costs

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Regulations, Fuel Cost, EPA, Carbon Footprint, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Engine Maintenance Cost, Oil Lubricity, CARB, DEF…. What does it all mean to the owner operator and fleets? In one simple word…money.

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Synthetic Oil Myths

Myth: Once you switch to synthetic oil you can never switch back. This is one of the most persistent myths about synthetic oil—and completely untrue. You can switch back and forth at any time. In fact, synthetic blends are simply a mixture of synthetic and conventional oils. It is advisable that you use the same oil for top-ups if needed, thereby giving you the best protection from the oil that you have chosen.

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Marine Engine Environment gets on board with ONBOARD

ONBOARD® recently facilitated remote ECVD installations in the southern hemisphere in Santiago, Chile, setting a prime example for large marine diesel vessels world-wide in need of a new paradigm in oil filtration… further proof that diesel operators, at sea and on land, are shifting their focus to the new innovative ONBOARD® ECVD System.

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Alternative Fuel Buses? Think Carefully

School Bus picking up Kids

residual value nor does it create lower cost to operate and maintain. In fact, these buses cost more to maintain, reduce fuel mileage and have higher lube oil costs and can cost on average $35,000 more on the purchase price than diesel fuel buses.

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