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Proposed update on API SN PLUS standard

A supplement to the API SN standard has been proposed to provide additional protection against low-speed pre-ignition for turbocharged direct injection gasoline-powered vehicles.

New heavy duty vehicle oil standard

API has started work on PC-12, a new heavy-duty engine oil standard to meet fuel economy and emissions and forthcoming engine technology.

International Fluids Consortium

The International Fluids Consortium will develop performance-based fluid specifications that will ensure current and future vehicle technologies are supported.

Covid-19 update

There are winners and losers in the Covid-19 pandemic as the easing of lockdown allows the lubes and automotive markets to take stock and re-group.

GF-6 sparks process review, but roll-out could be fast

The API is set to review the standards development process following the nine year development period for the lastest GF-6 spec. But the approved spec could now roll-out faster than expected across EMEA.

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