EVs Need Different Lubes

The wave of vehicle electrification is coming and lubricant and additive companies must take into account the new technological challenges posed by the changing demands on fluids. Nick Augusteijn pops the hood and pokes around what those challenges are. The number of...

Mitigating LSPI Over the Drain Interval

A three-part propensity and durability test evaluates fresh and used oil performance to prevent the harmful effects of low-speed pre-ignition The automotive industry’s acknowledgment of the harmful effects of low-speed pre-ignition (LSPI) and the recent licensing of...

Upgrading Worldwide Lubricants Markets

By Craig Paterson Vice President, Product Management There’s been some recent news out of the Brazilian lubricants market that’s worth paying attention to. According to a recent Lubes ‘N’ Greases report, following the 8th Meet the Market South America International...

Servicing the Engine of Tomorrow

By Craig Paterson Vice President, Product Management Lacking a crystal ball, it’s hard to predict exactly what the future holds for the future of engine technology. Where will automakers continue to innovate? What routes will they take to achieve ever-increasing...