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EFFECTS OF EXCESSIVE ENGINE IDLING Excessive idling leads to more than just poor fuel economy. Engine idling is often unavoidable during day-to-day vehicle operation. Whether it’s sitting in traffic or waiting in the school parking lot, excessive idling creates engine wear without advancing the odometer. The detrimental effects of high idle times are numerous: Decreased […]

Solving Next Generation Turbo/GDI Problems These increasingly common features of modern engines heighten power and efficiency, but also present serious challenges to motor oil. The push toward smaller, fuel-efficient, yet powerful engines has driven the development of several key technologies. Gasoline direct injection (GDI) and turbochargers are now common features of passenger cars and light […]

Maximum Protection for Turbodiesels AMSOIL synthetic diesel oils are well-suited for the extreme operating conditions of turbodiesel engines. While gasoline engines still cover the majority of the North American passenger-vehicle market, turbodiesel-powered vehicles have grabbed the spotlight and gained a strong foothold in recent years. Owners appreciate the modern technology advancements that effectively combine traditional […]