Prop 6 Is Out – What This Means to Californians

November 23, 2018

With Midterm Elections Over, Where Do We Go From Here? On November 6th, Californians voted against Proposition 6, a constitutional amendment that would have eliminated a fuel-related tax designated for road repair and transportation infrastructure. Prop 6 aimed to repeal the gas tax that went into effect November 2017, which... Read More +

Foreign Cars Not Available in the United States

November 13, 2018

Why Certain Foreign Cars Are Only Available Overseas If you like to travel internationally, then you have most likely encountered some interesting foreign cars in other countries. In Mexico there’s the Chevy Tornado (pictured above) and the Nissan Micra. In the UK there’s the Ford Escort Cosworth, the Holden HSV... Read More +

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Autos Extranjeros No Disponibles en los Estados Unidos

November 13, 2018
Autos Extranjeros ¿Por qué Ciertos Autos Extranjeros están Disponibles Solo en el Extranjero? Si te gusta viajar internacionalmente, lo más… Read More +

California Drought and the Impact on Its Economy

November 8, 2018

How Drought Impacts the Golden State’s Economy Besides the devastating effects of fire, which is also largely affected by drought, California’s economy is impacted by lack of water in a myriad of ways. According to a Brookings University article, “Water supply, including surface water found in streams, rivers, lakes, or reservoirs,... Read More +

Proposition 6 and the Future of Fuel Prices in California

October 9, 2018

How Will Californians Vote on Prop 6 November 6 In November of 2017 the Road Repair and Accountability Act was passed, otherwise know as Senate Bill 1, or SB-1 – created as a means by which the state of California could offset transportation costs for repairs to highway infrastructure and the... Read More +

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Proposición 6 y el Futuro de los Precios del Combustible en California

October 9, 2018
California Proposición 6 ¿Cómo Votarán los Californianos sobre la Prop 6? El 6 de noviembre En noviembre de 2017, se… Read More +

DEF Pricing – Factors That Impact the Rise & Fall of the Market

October 2, 2018

A Myriad of Factors Affect the End Cost of DEF In 2010, the EPA created a mandate that all medium and heavy duty vehicles were required to reduce emissions (most notably NOx) by incorporating diesel exhaust fluid, or DEF. DEF is a non-hazardous solution consisting of a 32.5% urea and... Read More +

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Precios de DEF: Factores que Impactan el Auge y Caída del Mercado

October 2, 2018
Precios de DEF (Fluido Diesel para el Sistema de Escape, por sus siglas en Ingles) Una Sinfín de Factores Afectan… Read More +

The US Economy and OPEC – How They Are Connected

September 11, 2018

How OPEC Impacts the Cost of US Goods and Services American mathematician, meteorologist and the pioneer of chaos theory, Edward Lorenz coined the phrase the “butterfly effect” in 1969, which suggests that small perturbations, changes and causes in one location may have large effects and impacts in an entirely different... Read More +

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La Economía de EE. UU. Y la OPEC: Cómo están Conectados

September 11, 2018
La Economía de EE. UU. Y la OPEC Cómo Afecta la OPEC el Costo de los Bienes y Servicios Estadounidenses… Read More +

California’s Wildfires and How They Impact the Economy

September 4, 2018

When California Is On Fire the Economy Feels the Burn The origin of the name California can be traced back to a handful of theories, including a Spanish translation, caliente horno, meaning “hot furnace;” an indigenous word meaning “high hill;” and most commonly recognized, from the 16th century novel Las Sergas... Read More +

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Incendios Forestales en California y su Impacto en la Economía

September 4, 2018
Incendios Forestales en California Cuando California está en llamas, la economía siente la quemadura El origen del nombre California se… Read More +

Fuel Efficiency Standards – Trump’s Plan to Roll Them Back

August 23, 2018

President Trump’s Historic Weakening of Fuel Economy Standards This summer, the Trump administration began taking steps to roll out what is being referred to as a “historic” weakening of fuel economy standards for passenger vehicles and the trucking industry. Besides the national implications of such an effort, the President also... Read More +

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Estándares de Eficiencia del Combustible: El Plan de Trump para Reducirlos

August 23, 2018
Estándares de Eficiencia de Combustible El Debilitamiento Histórico de los Estándares de Economía del Combustible del Presidente Trump Este verano,… Read More +

Truck Driver Shortage – Why This Job is So Hard to Fill

August 7, 2018

Massive Driver Shortages in the Trucking Industry According to a report by Axios, there are many industries in the United States that are having a tough time filling critical employment roles, such as construction workers, farmers, truck drivers and first responders. Despite good pay and benefits, there is a giant... Read More +

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Escasez de Conductores de Camiones: ¿Por Qué este Trabajo es tan Difícil de Llenar?

August 7, 2018
Escasez de Conductores de Camiones Escasez Masiva de Conductores en la Industria del Transporte Terreste De acuerdo con un informe… Read More +

Uber Self-Driving Trucks Are Now A Thing of the Past

August 2, 2018

Uber Self-Driving Trucks Division is No Longer In March of this year we wrote an Expert Insight piece on the rise of Uber Freight and their desire to expand the cutting edge use of autonomous vehicle technology. It was believed that this would drastically disrupt the trucking industry, and was... Read More +

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Los Camiones Autodirigidos de Uber son cosa del Pasado

August 2, 2018
Camiones Autodirigidos de Uber La división de Camiones Autodirigido de Uber ya no Existe En marzo de este año, escribimos… Read More +

3 Things to Know About the New API SN PLUS Formulation

July 31, 2018

The New API SN PLUS Formulation and Why You Should Care When it comes to turbocharged engines, it’s all about performance, which is why automakers are spearheading the newest supplemental motor oil specification – API SN PLUS – to protect against Low-Speed-Pre-Ignition (LSPI) – a condition found within Turbocharged Gasoline... Read More +

The 3 Tiers of Food Grade Lubrication – H1, H2, H3

July 24, 2018

Food Grade Lubrication – Not All Products Are Created Equal When dealing with manufacturing or packaging products that require food grade lubrication, it is essential to be conscious of what greases, degreasers, cleaners, seamers, etc that you may be using in your warehouse or facility because public health and safety... Read More +

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Los 3 niveles de la lubricación de grado alimenticio - H1, H2, H3

July 24, 2018
Lubricación de grado alimenticio Cuando se trata de lubricación de grado alimenticio, no todos los productos son iguales Cuando se… Read More +

How Houghton Fluids Keep Our Most Reputable Brands in Motion

July 19, 2018

Innovative and Sustainable Fluid Solutions For some of the world’s most reputable names and brands –  Rolls Royce, NASA, and Boeing – only the best will do, which is why they choose Houghton International fluid technology to meet their industrial needs. Based in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, Houghton is involved with the... Read More +

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Cómo los Fluidos de Houghton Mantienen Nuestras Marcas más Reconocidas en Movimiento

July 19, 2018
Houghton Fluids Soluciones innovadoras y sostenibles para fluidos Para algunos de los nombres y marcas más reconocidas del mundo, Rolls… Read More +

Round 3 of Lubricant Price Increase Set for July/August of 2018

June 26, 2018

  Oil Marketers Brace Themselves for Lubricant Price Increases Recently we received notification from some of our major and private label oil manufacturers that a 3rd round of lubricant price increases for finished lubricants are coming, beginning July and August of 2018. Notifications continue to trickle in, but as of... Read More +

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Ronda 3 de aumento de precio del lubricante fijado para julio / agosto de 2018

June 26, 2018
Aumento de Precio   Comercializadores de Aceite se Preparan para el Aumento en los Precios de Lubricantes por Julio/Agosto de… Read More +

Finished Lubricants Price Increase Pending April 2018

April 17, 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

April 10, 2018

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 +

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