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The Journey Towards a More Energy Efficient Hydraulic System

Aug 7, 2020

In this video, we look into the science behind energy-efficient hydraulic fluids and provide insights into key tests that define energy efficiency and deliver statistically-validated field performance.

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Understanding the VW 50400/50700 Approval

Jul 23, 2020

Not all engine lubricants are the same. Here we discuss why selecting an approved lubricant can protect one of the most valuable assets many of us often take for granted.

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Keeping Engines Running Amid 2020 Fuel Challenges

Jul 15, 2020

Early reports on the variable quality of very low-sulphur fuel oils confirm research highlighting the need for robust cylinder lubrication when using the new fuel blends.

Focus On: China 6

China 6 is composed of China VI, the emissions standard for heavy-duty vehicles, and China 6, the emissions standard for passenger cars and light-duty commercial vehicles.

Analysis of Field-Tested Gasoline Particulate Filters

Analysis of Field-Tested Gasoline Particulate Filters

August 06, 2020

Following a comprehensive field trial in Shanghai, we conducted detailed analysis on the GPFs upon trial completion, furthering our understanding of GPF ash collection with respect to engine oil ash content and engine oil ash composition.

Preparing for China 6, the World’s Strictest Emissions Standard

August 03, 2020

The global automotive market is about to face one of the toughest challenges in its history: the arrival and implementation of China 6, a new national standard aimed at dramatically cutting emissions from the country’s passenger cars and commercial vehicles.

Testing GPF-compatible Engine Lubricants

July 15, 2020

In order to assess the effects of engine oils on gasoline particulate filters (GPFs) in modern turbocharged gasoline direct injection (TGDI) powered cars, we partnered with Corning Environmental Technologies, a leading GPF producer, to conduct a major field trial in Shanghai. 

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