ACEA 2021

The year 2021 marks the 25th anniversary of ACEA’s (European Automobile Manufacturers' Association) European Oil Sequences and the anticipated 11th revision to the European heavy-duty diesel sequences. Starting in 1996, ACEA E1 through to E3 were released to define the minimum quality of service-fill engine lubricants for use in member’s vehicles. Fast forward to today, and amongst its members; 15 major Europe-based car, van, truck and bus makers, ACEA is responsible for positive and significant development in the performance of service-fill engine lubricants.

The anticipated 2021 revisions to the ACEA sequences will occur during a period of significant change in the commercial vehicle industry with pressures of decreased emissions, increased efficiency, advances in hardware as well as the adoption of alternative fuels.

Please click the links to learn more about the planned revisions to the ACEA heavy-duty specifications.

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