New passenger car emissions legislation and fuel efficiency requirements are driving the need for higher performance lubricant technology

The total number of passenger cars in use worldwide reached 1 billion for the first time in 2017 and is forecast to grow to over 2 billion by 2030

The total number of passenger cars in China increased from 59 million in 2010 to over 200 million in 2017

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Importance of BMW Longlife-04 Approved Performance for Oil Marketers

Importance of BMW Longlife-04 Approved Performance for Oil Marketers

As European emissions regulations become increasingly stringent, vehicle manufacturers have had to evolve their hardware designs to ensure compliance ... Read More
Technological Leadership Through LSPI Performance

Technological Leadership Through LSPI Performance

Oil marketers have the opportunity to demonstrate technical market leadership by delivering robust, long-term low speed pre-ignition protection to the ... Read More
Perspectives: Enabling GDI Technology

Perspectives: Enabling GDI Technology

Gabe Rhoads, General Manager, Consumer Engine Lubricants with Lubrizol Additives, discusses what's driving gasoline direct injection engine technology growth and ... Read More
Perspectives: New Group III Slates

Perspectives: New Group III Slates

Gabe Rhoads, General Manager, Consumer Engine Lubricants with Lubrizol Additives, discusses the new Group III slates ... Read More
Tomorrow’s Vehicles Depend on Enabling Lubricant Technology

Tomorrow’s Vehicles Depend on Enabling Lubricant Technology

Whether it’s today’s engine technology or tomorrow’s, advanced engine oils have a critical role to play in ensuring the reliability ... Read More
The Necessity of High-Tech Lubricants

The Necessity of High-Tech Lubricants

The availability of advanced engine oils is essential to the ongoing evolution of engine technology ... Read More

Perspectives: Creating the Next Generation of Industry Requirements

Lubrizol Additives president, Tom Curtis, discusses creating the next generation of requirements in the lubricants industry ... Read More

Disruptive Trends: Vehicle Ownership

This video in our Digital Disruption video series looks at how vehicle ownership is changing, and the impacts of that ... Read More

The Real Impact of Engine Oil Performance

The current process for certifying engine oil performance has some major implications not just for engine performance, but for the ... Read More

API SN Plus Is a Step in the Right Direction

OEMs asked, and the passenger car lubricants industry has delivered an effective answer: API SN Plus, the supplement to ILSAC ... Read More

Keys to Success with API SN Plus Lubricants

API SN Plus, the critical supplement to ILSAC GF-5, saw first license on May 1. Oil marketers can, and should, ... Read More

Why Choosing API SN Plus Is Critically Important

On May 1, 2018 the American Petroleum Institute’s (API’s) SN Plus supplement went into effect, necessitating that all ILSAC GF-5 ... Read More

Vehicle Electrification and Lubricant Additive Technology

As propulsion systems continue to increase in complexity, fluids optimized for electrified environments are increasingly important ... Read More

Benefits of T/GDI Engines

Learn about the benefits of T/GDI engines and their unique engine oil requirements ... Read More
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