Steve Swedberg

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Automotive

Automotive

Steve Swedberg disputes the notion that the internal combustion engine is on its way out.

Automotive

Automotive

Steve Swedberg clarifies the ambiguity of SAE engine oil viscosity classifications.

Automotive

Automotive

Steve Swedberg does an API 1509-themed version of his annual Q&A column.

Automotive

Automotive

Steve Swedberg explains the evolution of todays base oil market and proposes a future path.

Automotive

Automotive

Steve Swedberg ponders a lubricants industry without phosphorus.

Automotive

Automotive

Steve Swedberg laments the continued lack of standard specifications for transmission fluid.

Automotive

Automotive

Steve Swedberg explains the origins of ILSAC and API symbols and what they really mean.

Automotive

Automotive

Steve Swedberg asks whether universal engine oil can include natural gas powered vehicles, too.

Same Difference?

Same Difference?

Food comes from plants, but that doesnt mean biobased lubes are always fit for food processing.

Automotive

Automotive

Steve Swedberg tries to cut through the fog of engine oil jargon.

Automotive

Automotive

Steve Swedberg refutes the most common justifications for 3,000-mile oil changes.

What It Takes to Race

What It Takes to Race

Major marketers use racecar sponsorships to show off their expertise, but racing oils rarely look like their street-lega …

Automotive

Automotive

Steve Swedberg examines why API FA-4 oils have been on a slow, uphill slog.

Automotive

Automotive

Steve Swedberg eagerly follows ILSAC GF-6s final sprint toward the finish line.

Automotive

Automotive

Steve Swedberg warns of the increasing entropy in the oil spec development process.

Automotive

Automotive

Steve Swedberg gives his takeaways regarding product proliferation in the automotive market.

Automotive

Automotive

Steve Swedberg responds to readers questions on automotive topics.

Automotive

Automotive

Steve Swedberg goes over the trends driving engine oil formulation changes.