Ensuring lubricants provide the right level of protection, lubrication and performance benefits for on-highway vehicles

On-Highway Truck Specifications

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
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

Specification Overviews

Learn more about the main on-highway heavy duty diesel industry and OEM specifications.
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
Developing Diesel Engine Oils for China VI

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
API CI-4 Plus

API CI-4 Plus

API CI-4 oils that also carry the classification CI-4 PLUS are formulated to provide a higher level of protection against ... Read More
Spotlight On Heavy-Duty Engine Oil

Spotlight On Heavy-Duty Engine Oil

Increased fuel economy & reduced greenhouse gases are being supported by lower HTHS ... Read More

Why is SAE J2360 So Important?

The lubricant industry is advocating for global adoption of the more comprehensive SAE J2360 ... Read More

Delivering Increased Efficiency With Heavy Duty Engine Oils

Increased fuel economy and reduced greenhouse gases are being supported by lower ‘high-temperature high-shear’ (HTHS) engine oil viscosity ... Read More

Webinar: New API Oils Boost Your Fuel Efficiency

Two new Heavy Duty API categories were introduced in December 2016, API CK-4 and FA-4. This webinar, recorded before its ... Read More

ACEA 2016: CEC L-109 Bio-Diesel Oxidation Bench Test

The CEC-SG-L-109 Bio-Diesel Oxidation Bench test is a laboratory test that investigates the effect that fuels with biodiesel content can ... Read More

ACEA 2016: CEC L-106 DV6 Engine Durabilty Test

The DV6 L-106 Engine Durability test is a key diesel lubricant performance test within ACEA’s 2016 specification upgrade. This test ... Read More

ACEA 2016: CEC L-104 OM646LA Bio-Diesel Test

The CEC-L-104 Bio-Diesel test focuses on the environmentally sustainable biodiesel content of modern fuels, ensuring that engines and their lubricants ... Read More

ACEA 2016: CEC L-112 Elastomeric Compatibilty Test

The CEC-TDG-L-112 Elastomer Bench test is a laboratory test that explores the performance of a variety of elastomer materials when ... Read More

The Global Importance of ACEA

For as long as ACEA has been providing minimum performance standards for lubricants throughout Europe, Lubrizol has been an integral ... Read More
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