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Electrification

Lubricants for e-Mobility: What You Need to Know

Jun 29, 2020

Hybrid electric vehicle technology is evolving at a rapid pace, and it’s vitally important that the fluid and lubricant additive technology keep up. Whether it’s in full-hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or all-electric vehicles, new hardware configurations have heightened demands for critical fluids and lubricants—and some of them are entirely new.

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Passenger Cars

Importance of BMW Longlife-04 Approved Lubricants

May 22, 2020

OEMs understand the critical role lubricants play in the design and performance of their vehicles. Here we learn more about the importance of the BMW Longlife-04 specification for service-fill engine lubricants.

Off-Highway Vehicles

Damaging Effects of Dust Particles on Engine Hardware

May 21, 2020

Almost one third of the Earth's total land mass is desert, and approximately 40% of global roads are unpaved, arid and dusty. In addition, many off-highway and mining locations are in similar environments. This video looks at how these situations affect engine hardware and lubricants.

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.

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Impact of Engine Lubricant on Gasoline Particulate Filters

June 26, 2020

The right choice of engine oil has always been important to ensure the engine is protected and continues to operate efficiently over its lifetime. For vehicles equipped gasoline particulate filters, a further dimension of engine oil performance is added.

Gasoline Particulate Filters: The Next Advancement in After-treatment Technology

June 10, 2020

The focus on global emissions is driving the use of gasoline particulate filters (GPFs) in passenger vehicles. With it comes need to develop high performance lubricants that can deliver to their precise requirements.

China 6 Emission Standards Delayed Until 2021

May 14, 2020

The Chinese government has announced a delay in the implementation of China 6 emission standards for light-duty vehicles from July 1, 2020 to January 1, 2021.

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