Passenger Car Engine Oil Specifications

Why Are Engine Tests So Difficult to Develop?
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Why Are Engine Tests So Difficult to Develop?

LNG Magazine - September 2, 2020

It’s not just because stakeholders want better performance from engine oils in more demanding conditions—external fa ...

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Dexos1 Gen 3 Tests Available Sept. 1

Lube Report Americas - August 12, 2020

General Motors’ proprietary tests required for its Dexos1 Gen 3 passenger car engine oil licensing will be available b ...

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ACEA Amends Oil Sequences

Lube Report EMEA - August 4, 2020

The European Automobile Manufacturers' Association issued a revision to its 2016 European oil sequences last week, ahead ...

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Rules Require Diligence from Quick Lubes

Lube Report Americas - July 29, 2020

Enforcement of engine oil and transmission product labeling and receipt requirements that impact quick lubes and their d ...

A New LSPI Test for Aged Oil

A New LSPI Test for Aged Oil

LNG Magazine - April 29, 2020

ILSAC GF-6 makes its debut this month, but trouble is already brewing around LPSI prevention as engine oils age. A new t ...

The Test that Keeps on Giving

The Test that Keeps on Giving

LNG Magazine - April 29, 2020

The ROBO test brought significant savings as a stand-in for an engine test for low-temperature performance in aged oil, ...

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SPOTLIGHT ON ILSAC GF-6

LNG Magazine - January 21, 2020

The looming introduction of one of the most complex specifications to date is top of mind for formulators. Two companies ...

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Publishers Letter

LNG Magazine - December 21, 2019

In October, General Motors promised its Dexos1 Gen 3 gasoline-fueled engine oil specification would be published this mo ...

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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

LNG Magazine - 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 ...