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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

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?

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.

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)

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

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

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

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

Leaders in the Field

Farming has changed, and so have the challenges facing farm tractor lubricants, and importance of using the correct lubricant ... Read More

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
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