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Steve Swedberg disputes the notion that the internal combustion engine is on its way out.
Steve Swedberg clarifies the ambiguity of SAE engine oil viscosity classifications.
Steve Swedberg does an API 1509-themed version of his annual Q&A column.
Steve Swedberg explains the evolution of todays base oil market and proposes a future path.
Steve Swedberg ponders a lubricants industry without phosphorus.
Steve Swedberg laments the continued lack of standard specifications for transmission fluid.
Steve Swedberg explains the origins of ILSAC and API symbols and what they really mean.
Steve Swedberg asks whether universal engine oil can include natural gas powered vehicles, too.
Food comes from plants, but that doesnt mean biobased lubes are always fit for food processing.
Steve Swedberg tries to cut through the fog of engine oil jargon.
Steve Swedberg refutes the most common justifications for 3,000-mile oil changes.
Major marketers use racecar sponsorships to show off their expertise, but racing oils rarely look like their street-lega …
Steve Swedberg examines why API FA-4 oils have been on a slow, uphill slog.
Steve Swedberg eagerly follows ILSAC GF-6s final sprint toward the finish line.
Steve Swedberg warns of the increasing entropy in the oil spec development process.
Steve Swedberg gives his takeaways regarding product proliferation in the automotive market.
Steve Swedberg responds to readers questions on automotive topics.
Steve Swedberg goes over the trends driving engine oil formulation changes.
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