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Fuel, lubricants and oils

Fuel, lubricants and oils

Multiple technologies needed for fossil-free future says Scania

Battery electric vehicles will be instrumental in achieving a fossil-free commercial transport system by 2050 in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement. However, biofuels used in internal combustion engines constitute the best near-term...

Electric trucks in action – MAN and CNL begin practical testing

Joachim Drees, chairman of the Executive Board of Man Truck & Bus AG, and his board colleague Dr. Ulrich Dilling, responsible for production and logistics, handed over the first electric trucks of the type MAN eTGM at the Steyr...

Fuchs introduces Titan Cargo Maxx SAE 10W-40

Fuchs Lubricants Premium Maxx Performance engine oil now includes Fuchs XTL-Technology, specially developed for vehicles with modern exhaust after-treatment systems and turbochargers. It provides ageing stability and improved fuel-economy over the entire drain-interval due to oxidation stability. “The improvement in...

Fuel price deregulation complex says AA

The increase to fuel prices in July marked the fourth straight month in 2018 that these prices increased. They came off the back of three decreases in January, February and March. And, says the Automobile Association (AA), while the...

Women power at Engen prepares to pay it forward

Nhlokomo Mhlophe has made significant strides to realise her ambition of becoming a “strong, independent black woman”. Now, thanks to her place in Engen’s Graduate Development Programme, she’s preparing to focus on the second half of that goal – to...

Oil sample database gives diagnosticians deep insight

Condition monitoring specialists WearCheck couldn’t be prouder of diagnostic manager John Evans, who recently diagnosed his two millionth oil analysis sample, making him the third in WearCheck’s team of eight diagnosticians to reach this milestone. While official statistics are not...

Engen continues to walk-the-walk at Nampo 2018

Billed as the biggest agricultural show in the southern hemisphere, Nampo has since its inception in 1966 provided many great moments in the recent history of South African agriculture. The annual Nampo Harvest Day is a forum for the majority...

Cummins announces acquisition of energy storage technology

Cummins Inc. today announced that it is acquiring the assets of Brammo, Inc., which designs and develops battery packs for mobile and stationary applications. Adding Brammo’s battery pack expertise and resources is an important milestone in Cummins’ efforts to...

Sinopec deal in jeopardy?

Though state-owned Chinese petroleum company Sinopec has signed a purchase agreement with Chevron Global Energy Inc to acquire the US company’s 75% stake in Chevron South Africa – which includes a refinery in Cape Town, a lubricants plant in...

MAN to present a new low-floor bus

At this year's World Expo in Astana, Kazakhstan, MAN Truck & Bus will be presenting the first low-floor city bus with CNG drive for Central Asia. Gas engines are playing an important role across the globe on the road to...

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