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Shell's New Oil Works for Mixed Diesel and Gas Fleets

Shell Rotella's T6 Multi-Vehicle 5W-30 synthetic oil is designed for versatility, meeting the API CK-4 specification for Class 8 Trucks as well as API SN specification for gasoline trucks and vans.

Since 2011 the company has amassed 60 million test miles on CK-4 formulations, and 50 million miles of tests involving the High Temperature High Shear (HTHS) formulas required by FA-4 specifications. Photo: Shell

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Shell: New Engine Oil Categories Making the Grade

A new generation of engine oils is in the North American market, passing a battery of tests developed for specific engine brands. But the work of convincing buyers about the related features and benefits of CK-4 and FA-4 oils continues.

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La. Police Department Owes $100,000 in Unpaid Fleet Repairs

The Opelousas (La.) Police Department's bills for patrol vehicle repairs date back as far as 2014.

Products

1195 Series Hose Reels

Coxreels has updated its 1195 Series of electric motorized hose reels with gear-reducing idler sprockets, which reduces rewind speed and increases motor torque.

Products

Postlift

Because of its compact size, the Blackhawk Postlift fits into a smaller shop footprint than traditional frame racks and can be installed into a pit for a clear work bay when not in use.

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Ga. City Report: In-House Maintenance Will Not Cut Costs

A report presented to the City of Augusta, Ga., fleet subcommittee estimated that bringing fleet in house would come out to $4.42 million. The cost to continue outsourcing was estimated at $4.39 million.

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Rotary Lift Outlines 10 Steps for Two-Post Lift Inspections

All installed vehicle lifts should be inspected at least annually by an ALI Certified Lift Inspector.

Image courtesy of Stertil-Koni

Products

Differential Adaptor for DIAMONDLIFT

The new offering from Stertil-Koni is ideal for lifting – and servicing – small, medium, and large pickup trucks, as well as smaller school buses, with a maximum axle weight of 10,000 pounds. The adapter is an ALI/ALCTV certified accessory for all models of DIAMONDLIFT

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Ind. County Explores Fleet Consolidation

Lake County, Ind., commissioners say fleet consolidation will save money on fuel, reduce maintenance costs, and help the county move toward a more regular vehicle replacement plan.

Products

Four-Post Lift

The Eagle Equipment Four-Post Service Lift is a cable-driven lifting system with a 12,000-pound capacity that features 20-inch runways.

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