European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA)

Founded in 1991, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association, ACEA, (Association des Constructeurs Européens de L’Automobile) represents car, van, truck and bus makers (OEMs) based in Europe. ACEA works closely with other industry groups including the European Council for Automotive R&D (EUCAR) and national manufacturers’ associations within Europe, as well as automobile associations around the world.

ACEA’s role is to define and voice common interests, policies and positions of its members, engage in dialogue with other institutions and through its member companies provide technical and regulatory expertise to assist with legislation development and policy setting.

More information about ACEA can be found on ACEA’s website (www.acea.be)

ACEA Passenger

ACEA 2016

ACEA 2012

Car engine - Lubrizol passenger car

Reduced SAPS Lubricants

July 25, 2019

A new generation of lubricants, designed to work with the latest advanced aftertreatment technologies, can help reduce particulate matter emissions in diesel and gasoline engines.

Challenges and Opportunities Facing Modern Passenger Car Engine Lubricants

July 10, 2019

The demand for passenger cars continues to grow in every continent across the world. Colin Morton, Business Manager, Passenger Cars, discusses the challenges and opportunities which exist in the move to higher performance, lower viscosity, fuel efficient lubricants.

ACEA European Oil Sequences Update

April 30, 2019

The targeted release date for the next ACEA Oil Sequences has been pushed back to 2020. Here we explain the reasons for the delay and discuss why future revisions benefit our industry and the end users. 

Are You ACEA 2016 Compliant?

December 05, 2018

From December 1, 2018, all engine lubricant formulations making ACEA performance claims must comply with the latest ACEA 2016 European Oil Sequences.

ACEA 2016 Compliance Deadline: December 1, 2018

November 30, 2018

From December 1, 2018, all engine lubricant formulations making ACEA performance claims must comply with the latest ACEA 2016 European Oil Sequences.

Proposed Changes to the ACEA Light-Duty Oil Sequences

August 30, 2018

The Light-Duty Sequences consist of detailed sets of specifications for light-duty diesel and gasoline engines, with differentiations for those with and without aftertreatment technology.