Fuel, lubricants and oils

Fuel, lubricants and oils

NGVs: The growth in popularity

Running a vehicle on Compressed Natural Gas is a novice concept for many South Africans. Although Natural Gas filling stations have been active since 2014, there is an inherent love affair amongst South African’s for petrol and...

Maxi Bus benefits from Castrol Vecton Long Drain oil

Independent bus transport service provider Maxi Bus extended the engine oil drain interval on a number of buses in its fleet by up to 5,000km per vehicle, with the introduction of a specialised long drain engine oil....

Transit runs on green fuels made from cooking oil

Ford has approved the use of Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) in its Transit vans in Europe. This renewable diesel fuel is based on waste oils, including used cooking oil that can be sourced from restaurants and takeaways...

Castrol in it for the long haul

Fierce competition in the trucking industry coupled with commercial vehicle operators having to face a multitude of challenges, including rising fuel prices, congested roads and escalating operating costs, mean transport and logistics businesses need to operate at ultimate efficiency. Castrol is...

Shell: Investing in a sustainable energy future

It is no secret that as global populations increase, the need for energy will continue to rise. There is however much discussion around the impact that conventional energy sources pose to the environment, and how energy providers are being...

Peering into the fleet crystal ball

The freight and transport industries are in a state of evolution, with the key marker being the need to develop means to offer greater efficiency and cleaner transport solutions. As such, third party suppliers such as Shell, are collaborating...

Pushing the limits of efficiency

Shell Lubricants has showcased how innovation, technology, and collaboration can result in reduced emissions, showcasing the possibilities that transport can expect in the future. Innovation, technology, and collaboration are three key elements that drive the evolution of Shell’s Rimula...

Fuel cheer as oil retreats

Large reductions in fuel prices are being forecast for December. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF). "After months of sustained pressure on...

Engen Learn programme provides critical life-skills

Engen, in collaboration with FUEL Online Training, has delivered a record 3.5 million training interventions to Engen forecourt attendants around the country since its inception in 2013. The training focuses on job skills and competencies related to customer service as...

Beating the costs with natural gas

There are many reasons why Natural Gas is increasingly becoming the fuel choice for many commercial fleets, top of the list is the economic advantages. When compared to petrol, diesel and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), natural gas is the...

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