By Mike McCabe
Global Marketing Director
I recently had the opportunity to talk to Robin Wang, Lubrizol’s Marketing Manager in China, about how the Chinese automotive market is changing as a result of the increase in vehicle sales and the introduction of China 6 Mobile sources - Pollutant exhaust gases created by the combustion of fuel. Water and CO2 are not included in this category, but CO, NOx, and hydrocarbons are and are thus subject to legislative control. All three are emitted by gasoline engines, while diesel engines also emit particulates that are regulated. Stationary sources - The release of sulfur oxides and particulates from power stations that can be influenced by fuel composition. Local authorities control the sulfur content of heavy fuel oils used in such applications. legislation along with new fuel efficiency regulations.
In this first of four videos we discuss how the growth in the automotive market over the last decade has been driven by a range of factors including economic growth and changes in consumer preferences for personal mobility. Robin also explains how vehicle powertrain technology changes, particularly the use of turbocharged gasoline direct-injected (TGDI) engines and gasoline particulate filter (GPF) aftertreatment systems, will lead to the widespread use of higher performance, lower A measure of a fluid's resistance to flow. A fluid with a higher viscosity flows less easily., lower SAPS engine lubricants in the coming years.
For more information on Lubrizol’s solutions for the Chinese automotive market, contact your Lubrizol representative.