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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The Last-Mile Delivery Challenge

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

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?

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
The Impact of Fuels on China 6 & Vice Versa

The Impact of Fuels on China 6 & Vice Versa

As emissions limits tighten, fuel quality becomes increasingly important.This is particularly true for China 6, with its added focus on ... Read More
How Automation Could Impact the Oil Drain Interval

How Automation Could Impact the Oil Drain Interval

Automation could radically change the typical duty cycles of fleets around the world. Here's what that means for the typical ... Read More
Mobility is Changing. Is the Auto Industry up to the Challenge?

Mobility is Changing. Is the Auto Industry up to the Challenge?

Subscription services. Ride and vehicle sharing. Automation. The way consumers get around is changing rapidly, and that kind of new ... Read More

Formulating Against the Spectrum of Diesel Deposits

In the drive for greater fuel efficiency and reduced emissions, fuel injectors have become susceptible to a wider spectrum of ... Read More

Deposit Control Additives Play a Critical Role in Today’s Fuels

When developing multi-functional additives, the most important ingredient is the deposit control additive (DCA). Here we discuss its significance ... Read More

Multi-functional Fuel Additives: What They Are and Why They Matter

While it may be tempting for drivers to use the lowest priced fuel when filling up their vehicles, it is ... Read More

Lubrizol 360 Podcast: Selecting the Right Engine Oil

Lubrizol business manager, Martin Birze, and PhD chemist, Matt Gieselman, discuss what to look for in an engine oil and ... Read More

Protecting Your Investment Requires Durability

Long-term usability for engine equipment is beneficial for a variety of reasons. Here’s why owners and operators should be thinking ... Read More

The Increasing Importance of Real-World Results

The definition of “durability” is evolving and expanding in the automotive industry. As regulations grow stricter, here’s why the right ... Read More

Durability and Sustainability: Two Sides of the Same Coin

In cars, trucks, and industrial equipment, durability and sustainability are inextricably linked. Here’s why advanced fluids and lubricants have a ... Read More

The Lubricant’s Contribution to A Long and Useful Life

Vehicle durability and real-world performance become increasingly important as global entities seek greater sustainability goals. The lubricants industry has an ... Read More
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