For vehicles being put back into service after a prolonged period — particularly in wintertime — fleets should follow these best practices when replacing diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) and engine oil to avoid mechanical issues and keep vehicles running smoothly.
January 14, 2021
Even with potential fuel economy gains, fleets have been slow to adopt the new FA-4 engine oils. Experts from ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council explore some of the reasons why fleets seem to be waiting.
May 7, 2019
Diesel engine vehicles can be damaged by using low quality diesel exhaust fluid (DEF). Repairs can be very expensive with long downtime possible, and damage could void the manufacturer’s warranty.
April 26, 2019
Isuzu, Chevrolet, Hino, and Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America offer similar standard warranties for their diesel cabovers, and provide additional component warranties to increase a fleet manager's piece of mind.
September 5, 2017
Keeping gasoline and diesel engines running smoothly and efficiently is important and additives can help.
June 12, 2017
Fluids are critical for fleet health — are you current on your fluid knowledge? In part 1 of this three-part series, making the right choices about which oil to use, maintenance needs, and more are shared.
February 23, 2017
New motor oils are coming to truck engines and lubricant marketers near you this December; here's what you need to know.
September 19, 2016