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 fourth and final video in our four-part series, we discuss how the introduction of higher emissions limits with China 6 will result in the widespread usage of diesel particulate filters (DPFs) on commercial vehicles and lead to a shift in lubricant quality in the coming years. Today, the main type of commercial vehicle lubricant seen in China can be characterized as an American Petroleum Institute. The primary oil and natural gas trade association in the United States. API operates a voluntary licensing and certification program that allows engine oil marketers to use the API Engine Oil Quality Marks if their products meet specific requirements. CH-4 15W-40. Robin explains how he sees this changing to a higher performance levels and lower A measure of a fluid's resistance to flow. A fluid with a higher viscosity flows less easily. lubricants, particularly API CK-4 10W-30 or 5W-30.
For more information on Lubrizol’s solutions for the Chinese automotive market, contact your Lubrizol representative.