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)

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Understanding the 2021 Update for ACEA’s European Oil Sequences for Light-Duty Engines

August 05, 2021

Our Lubrizol360 Webinar examined why ACEA updated their standards, what the new standards are and what new tests are in place to ensure that future lubricants meet these standards.

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ACEA 2021: The Additional TBN Test Requirement for Fresh Oils

July 27, 2021

The ACEA 2021 Light Duty Engine Oil Sequences introduces an additional TBN test for all categories, affecting all oil marketers.

ACEA 2021: Understanding the CEC- L-114 Turbocharger Deposit Test

July 21, 2021

The CEC L-114-19 turbocharger deposit test is a new diesel lubricant performance test within the ACEA Light-Duty Engine Oil Sequences upgrade, incorporated into both A7/B7 “High SAPS” and C6 “Lower SAPS” categories of ACEA 2021.

Understanding the CEC L-114 Turbocharger Deposit Test

July 20, 2021

Commonly referred to as the “Toyota turbocharger test,” the CEC L-114-19 turbocharger deposit test is a new diesel lubricant performance test within the ACEA Light-Duty Engine Oil Sequences upgrade.

Understanding the CEC L-107 Black Sludge Test

July 14, 2021

The CEC L-107-19 sludge deposit test is a key gasoline lubricant performance test within the latest ACEA Light-Duty Engine Oil Sequences upgrade, applicable across all A/B “High SAPS” and C “Lower SAPS” categories.

Innovative Lubricants

June 30, 2021

Lubricants are enabling hardware changes in modern engine systems. As upgrades are introduced, component cleanliness remains key.