Two new engine oil blends in development for over five years have been officially released on the trucking market: CK-4 and FA-4. The oils are the offspring of the Proposed Category 11, or PC-11, engine oil classification, which gained final approval from the American Petroleum Institute (API) in January.
Wintertime is tough on trucks. For starters, cold temperatures can affect everything from batteries to tire inflation levels, while the chemicals used to keep roadways free of ice and snow increase the risk of corrosion to trucks and trailers alike.
The American Trucking Associations (ATA) for-hire truck tonnage index contracted 0.3% in October, following a revised 6.3% drop during September though year-to-date tonnage is up 2.5% overall compared to the same stretch in 2015.
Yet Bob Costello, ATA’s chief economist, expressed confidence in a statement that the industry should be near the bottom of the current tonnage cycle
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