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GM ditches the 3,000 mile oil change…

May 27, 2009

… something that IntelliStick did two years ago. This American car maker may be in trouble, but GM does have at least one thing right. As part of their corporate responsibility “environmental commitment” GM posted this story on their web site about how 3,000 miles isn’t always the best time to change your oil. GM […]

squeezing every last drop

May 5, 2009

We’re excited by all developments in hybrid/electric/alternative fuel vehicles. What’s good for the planet is good for all of us. Hopefully the time will soon come when these cars are a viable, economic alternative. We got one step closer this week as the Ford Fusion was driven 1,445 miles on a single tank! We were […]

Is that a typo?

May 4, 2009

Our faithful blog readers know that IntelliStick is on the 3,000 Mile myth bandwagon. With the data we get back from our IntelliStick we can see that it isn’t necessary to change your oil every 3,000 miles. We know it, the state of California knows it, and more and more drivers are catching on, too. […]

under pressure

April 1, 2009

We are being extra cautious and taking everything we read this morning with a grain of salt (see the date — yes, we have been fooled in the past). But this one is legitimate: California passed legislation that will require auto shops to check the tire pressure of every car that comes in. This seems […]

An Intelligent Dipstick?

March 24, 2009

That sounds like something Click and Clack would take as a compliment. For those who don’t know them, Click and Clack — Tom and Ray Magliozzi — are the humorous hosts of NPR’s Saturday morning program Car Talk. It’s a great program to have on while you’re out running errands or doing chores around the […]

What is the best oil?

July 14, 2008

The answer is…it depends. Ever notice that most of the oil comparison studies are published by oil companies? It should not come as a surprise that each oil company’s product tests better than the competition. Of course it does – the tests are performed in very specific, controlled environments so the tests will come out in their […]

Welcome!

June 26, 2008

Welcome to the IntelliStick blog. The purpose of this blog is to provide members with a discussion area and learning environment to separate fact from fiction when it comes to oil condition. IntelliStick experts are available to answer you questions and discuss results of real-world case studies. We also want to foster a discussion of new oil technologies […]