Lubricant Specifications

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ASTM Passenger Car Panel Gets New Leader

Lube Report Americas - January 17, 2018

General Motors Angela Willis has succeeded Valvolines Thom Smith as chairman of the Passenger Car Engine Oil Classificat ...

SN Plus Date Still Up in the Air

SN Plus Date Still Up in the Air

Lube Report Americas - January 17, 2018

The American Petroleum Institutes Lubricants Standards Group formally adopted API SN Plus last week but still has not se ...

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Lubricants Group Ballots SN Plus

Lube Report Americas - January 10, 2018

The American Petroleum Institutes Lubricants Group closed its ballot on SN Plus Dec. 29, with a healthy majority voting ...

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API Engine Oil Licensing Fees Rise

Lube Report Americas - January 3, 2018

Fees for the American Petroleum Institutes Engine Oil Licensing and Certification System increased Dec. 1 in order to of ...

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Handbook 130 Adds European Specs

Lube Report - July 30, 2014

The U.S. National Conference on Weights and Measures will amend motor oil guidelines to encourage the identification of ...

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GF-5: Bearing Down Fast

Lubes'n'Greases - May 16, 2014

Less than a year remains to complete the new passenger car engine oil category - but there are still thorny patches in t ...

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JASO Revises Motorcycle Oil Specs

Lube Report Asia - March 11, 2014

The Japanese Automotive Standards Organization is working on a two-year schedule to update specifications for both two- ...