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 On-Highway

ACEA 2016

ACEA 2022

ACEA 2022: Understanding the OM471 Piston Cleanliness Test

May 19, 2022

Referred to as the OM471 Piston Cleanliness Test (CEC L-118), this new and important diesel lubricant test is part of the latest sequences.

ACEA 2022 Heavy-Duty: Understanding the OM471 Piston Cleanliness Test

May 17, 2022

The OM471 Piston Cleanliness Test (CEC L-118) is a new test—and a significant upgrade from its predecessor.

Global Significance of the upcoming ACEA 2022 Heavy-Duty Engine Oil Sequences

March 31, 2022

The ACEA Oil Sequences for Heavy-Duty Engines take into account how heavy-duty commercial engine hardware and aftertreatment requirements have evolved over time to support increased efficiency and reduce emissions.

Global Impact of ACEA in the Heavy-Duty Diesel Market

March 31, 2022

With one in every five trucks, vans and buses around the world being produced in the European Union, it's vital the latest ACEA Oil Sequences for Heavy-Duty Engines are used globally.

ACEA 2021: Understanding the Caterpillar Oil Aeration Test

November 24, 2021

Referred to as the COAT, the Caterpillar Oil Aeration Test (ASTM D8047) is an important test expected to be included in two new ACEA F categories.  

ACEA 2021 Heavy-Duty: Understanding the Tests - Caterpillar Oil Aeration Test

November 17, 2021

The Caterpillar Oil Aeration test (ASTM D8047) is the standard test method to evaluate an oils resistance to aeration.