There were over 66 million heavy-duty trucks and 320 million light-duty commercial vehicles in use worldwide in 2017

It is forecasted that in 2030 there will be over 550 million heavy-duty and light-duty commercial vehicles in use worldwide

Emissions legislation and fuel efficiency requirements are driving the need for higher performance commercial lubricant technology

On-Highway Heavy-Duty Diesel News and Insight

Higher Performance Heavy-duty Engine Oil Needed in Asia

Higher Performance Heavy-duty Engine Oil Needed in Asia

At the 13th ICIS Asian Base Oils & Lubricants Conference, Lubrizol discussed the existing heavy-duty vehicle parc in Asia ... Read More

The Upgraded PSA B71 2290 Specification

The PSA B71 2290 specification has recently been significantly updated to include a number of key benefits. We discuss those, ... Read More
SAE J306 Specification: What's Changed?

SAE J306 Specification: What’s Changed?

Automotive gear oil specification SAE J306 was recently revised. In this video, Will Barton, Technology Manager, and Rachael Hitchcock, Product ... Read More
What Does the Electrified Future Hold?

What Does the Electrified Future Hold?

The future of electric vehicles raises some important questions. We answer some of them here ... Read More
Electric vs. Electrified Vehicles—an Important Difference

Electric vs. Electrified Vehicles—an Important Difference

“Electric” versus “Electrified” vehicles—what’s the difference? And why does it matter? ... Read More
SAE J306: A Closer Look

SAE J306: A Closer Look

The SAE J306 standard is critical when it comes to improving efficiency across all parts of the vehicle. Here, we ... Read More

Why are Low HTHS Viscosity Specifications Being Introduced?

Industry and OEM specifications relating to high temperature high shear viscosity have evolved over the years, learn more here ... Read More

ACEA European Oil Sequences Update

The targeted release date for the next ACEA Oil Sequences has been pushed back to 2020. Here we explain the ... Read More

Why HTHS Viscosity Matters

HTHS viscosity is fast becoming synonymous with increased fuel efficiency. Here we explain why ... Read More

How Sulfur Content in Diesel Fuel Impacts Engine Oil Formulation

Diesel fuel contains sulfur. How does that sulfur content impact engine oil formulation? ... Read More

How Lubricants Can Reduce Emissions

Keith Howard, Strategic Technology Manager Ping Zhu, Director of Technology, Asia In previous articles, we touched on how high performance ... Read More

The Last-Mile Delivery Challenge

What is last-mile delivery? And why is it an increasingly important issue in today’s society? We explore the implications here ... Read More

The Automation Implication

How close is the “driverless” vehicle? Automakers are working toward that goal—we explore some of the most important implications ... Read More

Viscosity Grade v. HTHS Viscosity: What’s the Difference and Why is it Important?

As the drive for increased fuel efficiency and reduced greenhouse gas emissions continues, understanding the differences between engine lubricant viscosities ... Read More