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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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?

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)

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

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

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

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

Disruptive Trends: Vehicle Utilization

This video in our Disruptive Trends series looks at how vehicles are used today, including the impact of high utilization ... Read More

Upgrading Worldwide Lubricants Markets

The automotive population is changing in some of the biggest global markets, with Brazil, China and India all making major ... Read More

Servicing the Engine of Tomorrow

The near future will see diverse new engine technology coming to market as automakers continue to meet increasing efficiency standards ... Read More

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

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