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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Protecting Your Investment Requires Durability

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 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

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

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
Understanding the Chinese Automotive Market (Part 4)

Understanding the Chinese Automotive Market (Part 4)

Robin Wang, Marketing Manager - China, discusses how the introduction of higher emissions limits with China 6 will result in ... Read More
Understanding the Chinese Automotive Market (Part 3)

Understanding the Chinese Automotive Market (Part 3)

Robin Wang, Marketing Manager - China discusses how the introduction of fuel efficiency regulations will impact the types of engine ... Read More

Are You ACEA 2016 Compliant?

From December 1, 2018, all engine lubricant formulations making ACEA performance claims must comply with the latest ACEA 2016 European ... Read More

Understanding the Chinese Automotive Market (Part 2)

Robin Wang, Marketing Manager - China, discusses how the introduction of the China 6 emissions legislation will impact engine lubricants ... Read More

Disruptive Trends: Link Between Electrification & Autonomy

This video in our Disruptive Trends series looks at the link between autonomous vehicle development and battery electric vehicles ... Read More

Beyond TGDI: How Lubricants Aid Future Technologies

The future of passenger car engines will become increasingly diverse, and the lubricants industry must be prepared to meet evolving ... Read More

Disruptive Trends: Service & Repair

This video in our Disruptive Trends series looks at how vehicles are serviced and repaired, including how the relevant data ... Read More

EVs Need Different Lubes

The wave of vehicle electrification is coming and lubricant and additive companies must take into account the new technological challenges ... Read More

Testing and Developing Tomorrow’s Lubricants

Delivering lubricant technology that enables tomorrow’s engines requires new thinking about how we test and certify lubricants. And it can’t ... Read More

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 ... Read More
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