Volume 4 Issue 27
Marine engine oils have evolved significantly the past couple years due to implementation of the IMO 2020 fuel regulations. Panelists at a recent shipping industry webinar said the trend should continue in coming years as fuels used by ocean-going vessels keep evolving.
Idemitsu Kosan’s U.S. subsidiary will establish a new lubricant distribution hub in Jeffersonville, Indiana, the company announced last week. The site was chosen for its proximity to Idemitsu’s manufacturing plant and access to four local interstate highways.
The average age of light vehicles in the United States increased 9%, to 11.9 years in 2020 from 10.9 years in 2011, and is projected to rise to 12.1 years in 2021, according to data in the latest report jointly published by the Auto Care Association and the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association.