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Ryder Converts Bulk Oil Program to High Efficiency Oil

January 22, 2015

Ryder System announced that its bulk oil program was switching to low viscosity, high efficiency engine oil. Ryder is now using 10W-30 grade oil to service all Ryder lease, rental and maintenance customer vehicle as part of the company’s preventive maintenance program.

The more efficient oil can enable Ryder customers up to a 1.5% improvement in fuel economy, according to the company, and save nearly 110,000 metric tons of carbon emissions annually.

Ryder uses about 3 million gallons of engine oil in its operations each year. Through the company’s automotive waste recycle and reuse program, Ryder recycles 3 million gallons of used oil, 100 billion gallons of oily water, 12,000 drums of used oil filters, 47,000 gallons of solvent and 100,000 automotive batteries.

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