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

On-Highway Truck Specifications

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
Protecting Modern Hardware in Mexico Requires a Lubricant Market Upgrade

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

Specification Overviews

Learn more about the main on-highway heavy duty diesel industry and OEM 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
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 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

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
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