Chevron announces new oil for heavy-duty diesel engines

Nov. 19, 2014

Chevron Products has announced a new 10W-30 motor oil for heavy-duty diesel engines. Ursa Super Plus EC SAE 10W-30 is designed to help improve fuel economy in heavy duty diesel trucks now using SAE 15W-40 engine oil.

Ursa Super Plus EC SAE 10W-30 is an API CJ-4 heavy duty diesel engine oil.

“Fuel economy is a growing concern for fleets and owner operators,” said Jim Gambill, North America Commercial Brands Manager at Chevron Products Company. “With budgets under constant pressure, many customers are forced to do more with less and must find solutions that fit their needs. Ursa Super Plus EC SAE 10W-30 helps bridge the affordability gap by providing fuel economy benefits in a competitive way.”

According to Chevron, testing showed the oil improved fuel economy when compared to a SAE 15W-40 diesel engine oil. It also meets API CJ-4 service category requirements is a complementary product to Chevron’s popular Delo 400 XLE SynBlend SAE 10W-30.

Ursa Super Plus EC SAE 10W-30 is specifically formulated for 2010 compliant low emission diesel engines with selective catalytic reduction (SCR), diesel particulate filter (DPF) and exhaust gas recirculation (EGR), and is recommended for use in on-highway diesel engines that require API CJ-4 Service category and allow the use of an SAE 10W-30 viscosity grade. Additionally, it is recommended for select engine types from Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit, Mack and Volvo.

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