REALLY Thin Motor Oil

Just saw where Shell has tested a prototype 0W-10 motor oil in a tiny British commuter car. You probably won’t see it in a three-quarter-ton pickup anytime soon, but according to the press release the motor oil increased fuel economy by more than 6 percent. That type of performance will likely get automakers — who are already keen on improving fuel economy any way they can — drooling. We’ll have more in a future issue of NOLN.

(This post written while listening to “Click Click Boom” by Saliva.)

About National Oil & Lube News

National Oil & Lube News is the fast oil change industry's oldest and largest trade publication. Started in 1986 by Steve Hurt (a former fast lube owner) and David Arrington, NOLN has grown and evolved right alongside the fast lube industry. Here at NOLN, our aim is to help fast lube operators with every facet of their business, from operations to technical issues. Our monthly magazine and this regularly updated website contain everything from technical tips, recall announcements and service guides to articles on handling customer complaints, building your brand and making your business the best it can be. With tips and advice from experts both inside and outside the industry, you're sure to learn something that can help your fast lube business grow and prosper.
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