Finished Lubricants Price Increase Pending April 2018

Finished Lubricants Price Increase With the continued rise of raw material costs that impact the manufacturing, processing and delivery of finished lubricants, a 2nd round of price increases are expected by all major manufacturers by as early as April 23, 2018. According to Jobbers World, price increases on finished lubricant... Read More +

California’s Internal Combustion Engine Ban

How Will Proposed AB 1745 Affect California’s Motor Vehicle Industry District 19 (San Francisco) Assemblyman Phil Ting dropped a bomb on Californians this January with his introduction of AB 1745 – the Clean Cars 2040 Act, which if implemented will require all passenger vehicles sold after January 1st, 2040 to be... Read More +

Uber Freight and the Rise of Autonomous Trucking

How the World’s #1 Rideshare App is Utilizing Self-Driving Trucks Roughly 15.5 million trucks in operation in the United States. 2 million of these trucks are tractor trailers and are operated by nearly 3.5 million truck drivers. At the helm of one of America’s most iconic occupations, the trucking industry... Read More +

California Craft Brewing – Dominating the World

Who in California doesn’t love an ice-cold beer? According to the California Craft Brewers Association, California craft brewing now sits at the epicenter of the American craft brewing movement and continues to lead the nation in number of breweries per capita – more than any other state with upwards of... Read More +

Lubricant Price Increases for All Major Manufacturers

This February Expect Lubricant Price Increases for all Major Oil Manufacturers Beginning in February 2018 you can expect all major oil manufacturers – Chevron, Shell, Phillips 66, Exxon/Mobil, etc – to roll out lubricant price increases of 5-7% on lubricating oils, coolants/antifreezes and greases, with certain specific products potentially increasing... Read More +

Biodiesel, Renewable Diesel and Alternative Diesel

How Has Biodiesel Evolved and How Are Renewable and Alternative Diesel Products Changing the Game What is Biodiesel Biodiesel is a renewable, biodegradable and clean-burning diesel replacement fuel that was created to reduce our US dependence on foreign oil while at the same time minimize the carbon footprint of diesel... Read More +

OEM Warranty Act for Extended Drain Intervals

Understanding The Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act Ever heard of the Magnuson-Moss OEM Warranty Act? Not surprising, since it’s a lesser-known remedial law created in 1975 to govern the integrity of warranties on consumer products. The law does not require products to carry a warranty, but if a product is made with... Read More +

How The Trucking Industry Moves Our World

There’s not much in this country and in the world that doesn’t spend at least a little bit of time in transit on a truck. The trucking industry delivers our most essential commodities – fuel, eggs, milk, bread, vegetables, and they bring to our doorstep all of the shiny trappings... Read More +

Fossil Fuels – Where Oil Comes From (Part 1)

  You’ve heard it a million times, but have you ever truly considered the reality that fossil fuels are in fact derived from fossils? Fossilized plants and animals, to be exact, and contrary to popular belief, not from the fossilized remains of dinosaurs. Geologists and scientists within the petroleum industry... Read More +

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