Category: Trucking News

Chevrolet and GMC to expand alternative fuel offerings

GM plans to broaden its lineup of CNG and propane-power option via partnership with alternative fuel supplier; will add in more pickups and new medium-duty cabover trucks, too.

The Chevrolet and GMC divisions of General Motors are partnering with Power Solutions International, Inc. (PSI) to introduce heavy-duty pickups and full-size vans powered by a 6.0-liter V-8 compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)-capable engines starting in the first quarter of 2017.

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New API-certified CK-4 and FA-4 oils available Dec. 1

On Thursday, Dec. 1, the American Petroleum Institute's (API) new diesel engine oil standards, API CK-4 and FA-4, will begin appearing in the marketplace on licensed products and marketing materials.

Earlier this year, API's Lubricants Group approved the new API CK-4 and FA-4 specifications to address the varying needs of engine technologies—aging, new, and in use, both on- and off-highway—and to help diesel engine manufacturers meet more stringent emissions requirements.

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