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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.

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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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Cutting-edge Lubricants

May 13, 2020

In the continued drive toward lower emissions and more fuel-efficient powertrains, the precise formulation of advanced engine lubricants has never been more critical.

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Understanding the Daimler MB 229.52 Specification

May 11, 2020

OEMs often go way beyond the ACEA baseline when publishing their own service-fill engine lubricant specifications. Here we discuss the Daimler MB 229.52 lower SAPS service-fill specification for high performance engines.

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API Implements Provisional Licensing Through August 1, 2020

April 16, 2020

In response to increased global supply constraints, as well as an accumulation of ROBO backlogs, API has issued provisional licensing with immediate effect until August 1, 2020.

Electrification and Formulating with a Changing Toolbox

March 31, 2020

To keep up with advanced automotive technology, fluid chemistry and formulations need to meet increasingly stringent new performance criteria.