Heavy-duty Engine Oils

Valvoline’s China Blending Plant Completed
The Valvoline China Lubricant Plant in Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu Province, China was completed by Fluor ahead of schedule. © Business Wire

Valvoline’s China Blending Plant Completed

Lube Report Asia - September 18, 2020

Fluor Corp. announced on Sept. 15 that it safely achieved mechanical completion of Valvoline’s lubricants blending pla ...

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Automotive

Lubes'n'Greases - June 2, 2020

Steve Swedberg discusses why the API CH-4 heavy-duty engine oil service category may soon be phased out.

Not by Oil Alone

Not by Oil Alone

Lubes'n'Greases - June 2, 2020

As heavy-duty OEMs struggle to improve fuel economy, the solution may lie on the surface of engine cylinders.

Let them Eat Coolant

Let them Eat Coolant

PEV - May 5, 2020

Once the market normalizes after the global lockdown, automakers and lube companies will need to look again at the long ...

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More Dirt, Less Ash

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2020

Engine oil advancements for off-highway applications seem to lumber along behind on-road and light-duty vehicles. Emissi ...

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Automotive

Lubes'n'Greases - February 14, 2020

Steve Swedberg makes an argument for more widespread adoption of API FA-4 engine oils.

Heavy-duty Market Shifts to Genuine Oils

Heavy-duty Market Shifts to Genuine Oils

Lube Report Americas - May 1, 2019

Global demand for heavy-duty motor oils shrank slightly over the past four years, but consumption of genuine heavy-duty ...