motor oil

Low-viscosity oils to be integral in meeting next emissions, mileage targets

Follow news editor James Jaillet on Twitter for live updates from Shell Rotella's tech center in Germany, later in the week including action from a Class 8 truck-racing series.

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Peak racers outside GATS main entrance

Views on the Peak Motorsports racer, funny car and hauler as GATS 2013 gets under way in Dallas.

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Pilot offers ConocoPhillips lube

ConocoPhillips lubers are now available at Pilot Flying J locations.

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Rotella SuperRigs calendar now available…

On the cover of the annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar this year is the custom 2007 Kenworth W900L of Myerstown, Pa.-based Scott Diller. Featured also on the December 2011 page in the calendar, Diller's clearly going for an old-school '70s hot-rod look with the truck's mods, which include 34-inch quarter fenders and smooth side panels. The photo's tranquil setting is Mateer Bridge in Rockbridge County, Va., where the 12 trucks were photographed after Shell held ...

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Synthetic engine oil

The Supreme 9000 full synthetic engine oil, available in grades SAE 5W-30 for gas and diesel engines and SAE 5W-40 for diesel engines requiring low emission certification or equipped with EGR or DPF systems, is formulated with specialized, proprietary additives to reduce friction and lower engine temperatures. The oil is also rated for temperature condition extremes with high pumpability at low temperatures and resistance to thermal degradation at high temperatures. SHAEFFER OIL, www.schaefferoil.com

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