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Euro 5 and Bharat Stage (BS) VI Emission Standards: Part II

Euro 5 and Bharat Stage (BS) VI Emission Standards: Part II

Mark Wilkes, Business Manager, Motorcycles, discusses why Euro 5 and Bharat Stage (BS) VI emission norms will require specialized motorcycle ... 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
One Step Closer to ILSAC GF-6 First License Date

One Step Closer to ILSAC GF-6 First License Date

An agreement in principle on the ILSAC GF-6A and GF-6B specifications has been set for a May 1, 2020 first ... Read More
Getting Real with Emissions in China

Getting Real with Emissions in China

For many years, emissions measurement and certification has been performed under laboratory conditions, however it's widely recognized this didn't produce ... Read More
No Time to Spare – China 6 is Here, Now

No Time to Spare – China 6 is Here, Now

Learn more about the timeline for China 6 legislation and tightening of limits, considering the implications for lubricant and fuel ... Read More
China’s Ever-Tightening Fuel Consumption Regulations

China’s Ever-Tightening Fuel Consumption Regulations

China 6 emissions, combined with equally tough fuel economy requirements, are leading to ever-tightening fuel consumption limits ... Read More

China 6: The World’s Most Challenging Emissions Standard

Keith Howard, Strategic Technology Manager Ping Zhu, Director of Technology, Asia Many of China’s cities have had serious air quality ... Read More

Why has SAE J306 for Automotive Gear Lubricants Been Revised?

Effective February 2019, the SAE J306 standard has been revised, better outlining low viscosity grades for future manual transmission fluid ... Read More

Sustainability is Driving Change in Mexico. The Right Quality Lubricant is Essential.

As sustainability efforts drive change in the Mexican heavy-duty truck market, considering the role of engine lubricants is critical. Here’s ... Read More

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

Protecting Modern Hardware in Mexico Requires a Lubricant Market Upgrade

The commercial vehicle landscape is changing in Mexico, and the lubricants market must change with it. Here’s why OEMs should ... Read More

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

Euro 5 and Bharat Stage (BS) VI Emission Standards: Part I

Mark Wilkes, Business Manager - Motorcycles, discusses the introduction of Euro 5 and Bharat Stage (BS) VI emissions legislation ... 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
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