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What oil should I choose for my van?

With such an array of van engine oils available, if you need a top up or change it’s important you can choose with confidence.

FOLIA from Total Supports Metalworking Businesses with HSE Compliance

Total Lubricants is urging metalworking businesses to ensure they have the correct procedures in place for controlling exposure to the mist and fumes created in metalworking processes in order to comply with regulatory requirements.

Total Lubricants wins prestigious Health & Safety accolade

Total Lubricants’ revolutionary new metalworking fluid, FOLIA, has won the Health and Safety award at the inaugural Maintenance and Engineering Awards.

The ultimate guide to jet and aviation fuel

Jet fuel is relied on by airlines and passengers across the globe, but have you ever wanted to know more about this incredibly important form of energy? In this ultimate guide to jet and aviation fuel, we explore what jet and aviation fuel are, their differences, properties, the various types of jet fuel available, plus much more.

United Kingdom: Total Enters into a Fuel Network Agreement with Harvest Energy, a member of the Prax Group

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Is coolant the same as antifreeze?

Extreme temperatures can severely affect your car, so as the weather begins to drop it’s a great idea to get refreshed on how to care for your engine properly. To maintain a functioning cooling system, you will need to use coolant or antifreeze. However, it’s can be confusing what the terms coolant and antifreeze mean and how they differ from each other – especially as many people use the terms interchangeably. 

Low engine coolant level? Here’s how to top up your car’s coolant

You shouldn’t drive with a low level of engine coolant; it keeps your engine from overheating in hot weather and freezing up in sub-zero temperatures. But for it to keep safeguarding components and performance, there needs to be enough of it in the cooling system. 

Injectors, valves: be careful to avoid fouling the injection system

Fouling of the injection system can occur in fuel-powered engines, such as diesel engines, leading to increased fuel consumption and reduced engine life.

What is the role of fuel additives?

Premium fuels are characterised by their high content of performance additives. What are these additives and what are they used for?

What coolant and antifreeze should I use?

The choice of antifreeze and its ready-to-use, water-mixed form, engine coolant, differs between vehicles. If you’re looking to top-up or flush and re-fill your cooling system, this guide will help you find the correct coolants for your car.