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Field Trials Results: Hybrid Engines Have Unique Conditions

April 09, 2024

While other regions are embracing higher-quality lubricants and the fuel efficiency and longer engine life they enable, Latin America has been slow to adapt. 

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Understanding 0W-20

February 21, 2024

0W-20 engine oils provide fuel efficiency, durability, longevity and are expected to see market growth of more than 20% by 2028.

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Navigating a Growing Market for High-Performance Lubricant Additives

January 09, 2024

The lubricants industry must deliver high-performance fluids by taking advantage of new additive technologies.

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Understanding Extraction and Other Processing Steps in Re-Refined Base Oil Production

December 11, 2023

Re-refined base oil is the product produced after used engine oil goes through a process of removing water, additives and other materials.

Re-Refined Base Oil for Use in Passenger Cars and Heavy-Duty Vehicles: An Existing Concept with Fresh Demand

September 07, 2023

Re-refined base oil use in passenger cars and heavy-duty vehicles is getting new attention because of better quality and studies showing environmental benefits over virgin base oil. 

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Taking the Lead in Providing GDI Education

August 08, 2023

GDI engines are likely to be deployed in most new gasoline and hybrid vehicles within a few years because of their fuel economy and other benefits, but these engines do come with challenges.