Ensuring lubricants provide the right level of protection, lubrication and performance benefits for a particular application

Specifications

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
Euro 5 and Bharat Stage (BS) VI Emission Standards

Euro 5 and Bharat Stage (BS) VI Emission Standards

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?

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
ACEA 2016 Compliance Deadline: December 1, 2018

ACEA 2016 Compliance Deadline: December 1, 2018

From December 1, 2018, all engine lubricant formulations making ACEA performance claims must comply with the latest ACEA 2016 European ... Read More
Proposed Changes to the ACEA Heavy-Duty Oil Sequences

Proposed Changes to the ACEA Heavy-Duty Oil Sequences

Introduced in 1996, the ACEA Oil Sequences provide the industry with a new baseline of performance for service-fill engine lubricants ... Read More

PC Relative Performance Tool

NOTE: These performance charts are primarily designed to demonstrate relative performance within the same industry specification. For example: ACEA 2012 ... Read More

HD Relative Performance Tool

NOTE: These performance charts are primarily designed to demonstrate relative performance within the same industry specification. For example: ACEA 2012 ... Read More

Developing Diesel Engine Oils for China VI

China VI, a stricter pollution emission standard scheduled to take effect in 2020, is one of the most urgent issues ... 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

Proposed Changes to the ACEA Light-Duty Oil Sequences

The Light-Duty Sequences consist of detailed sets of specifications for light-duty diesel and gasoline engines, with differentiations for those with ... Read More

BMW Longlife-04: Evolving Performance Requirements

Dr. Craig Jones, Technology Manager - Engine Oils, discusses the importance of BMW Longlife-04 ... Read More

How Specification Development Impacts Society

The certification of lubricant performance has important ramifications—not just for product performance, but for society at large ... 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
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