Tag: Oil

Oil grade picture getting increasingly complicated

11th February 2020 | 0 Comments

The headaches surrounding oil grades are set to increase for automotive professionals over the coming years, a leading lubricant expert has warned. The number of different engine oils on the market has soared in the last decade - whereas once most cars required a basic 15W-40 viscosity oil or a 10W-40, there is now a much wider range available depending on OEM and vehicle.

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Exol launches new generation motor oil

Exol launches new generation motor oil

30th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Exol Lubricants has launched a highly specialised low SAPS engine oil, one of the first on the market, specifically designed for modern Renault and Nissan diesel vehicles and covering ACEA C3 and C4 specifications.

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Nynas showing low rolling resistance oil benefits at Tire Technology

24th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Nynas is attending Tire Technology Expo in Hannover, Germany, 25-27 February 2020 where the company is showing how tyres made with Nynas oils provide “low rolling resistance, reducing energy losses and fuel consumption, while maintaining wet grip for improved control on snow and ice.” Performance of naphthenic oil in winter tyres will also be examined in a presentation by Technical Advisor Dr. Kamyar Alavi, entitled “Get a grip: performance of naphthenic oil in winter tyres.”

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Liqui Moly launches ‘lowest viscosity’ motor oil

Liqui Moly launches ‘lowest viscosity’ motor oil

21st January 2020 | 0 Comments

Liqui Moly has launched its new Special Tec AA 0W-16 oil. Tim Keller, export area manager responsible for the UK and Irish market says it is the "lowest viscosity" product it has ever launched. It is suitable for selected models from Honda, Lexus, Suzuki and Toyota.

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Nynas enters restructuring process

16th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Nynas AB (publ) filed for “company reorganisation” in Sweden at Södertörn's District Court today (Monday 16 December 2019). According to a company statement, Nynas’s banks have refused to continue to extend loans to the company and therefore “Nynas cannot pay due debts forcing the company to apply for a reorganisation”.

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RISE and Environ embark on tyre-derived oil research project

RISE and Environ embark on tyre-derived oil research project

26th November 2019 | 0 Comments

The Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE) and Swedish oil company Nynas AB are launching a joint research project aimed at developing a process for refining the oil that is recovered from end-of-life tyres using Scandinavian Enviro Systems AB’s recycling method. Through refining, the oil can be used for more than fuel, which both increases the value of the recovered oil and reduces the environmental impact.

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Liqui Moly exhibiting at Automechanika

Liqui Moly exhibiting at Automechanika

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Liqui Moly will present its full range of automotive chemicals at the Automechanika trade fair in Birmingham. "We don't just supply oils and additives, we also have pretty much any chemical product required for anywhere in the car," explained Ibrahim Memis, who is responsible for Liqui Moly 's business in Great Britain. "This makes us unique in the sector."

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FUCHS releases extreme fuel-economy engine oil

FUCHS releases extreme fuel-economy engine oil

21st March 2019 | 0 Comments

Lubricant manufacturer FUCHS Lubricants has released a new premium performance engine oil which can be used across a wide range of vehicles. The new TITAN GT1 FLEX 23 SAE 5W-30 benefits from both ACEA C2 and C3 specifications, as well as corresponding approvals, meaning it can be used in several European and Asian engines. Amongst the approvals is BMW LONGLIFE-04, which means it has been rubber-stamped for use in the very latest BMW engines. According to the company, the oil is proven to reduce fuel consumption up to 1.6 per cent – more than double the savings compared to conventional ACEA C3 products of the same SAE class.

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Castrol: New Fluid Titanium Technology benefits unlock engine performance

21st March 2019 | 0 Comments

Castrol, one of the world’s leading lubricant companies, has today revealed new performance benefits of using Fluid Titanium Technology after years of research, development and groundbreaking testing. Castrol EDGE can unlock more engine performance by reducing performance robbing friction by up to 20 per cent.

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Aprilia Racing and Gulf aim for the top in MotoGP

Aprilia Racing and Gulf aim for the top in MotoGP

25th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Piaggio Group’s technical flagship, Aprilia Racing, has joined forces with global lubricant brand Gulf in a multi-year partnership deal for the world’s top motorbike racing championship. After two years working together in global motorcycle racing’s upper echelons – in the World Superbike Championship - Gulf and Aprilia Racing are making the step up into the pinnacle of motorbike racing, MotoGP, thanks to a new multi-year partnership. Gulf offers both fuel retail and in lubricants, boasting a wide product portfolio in all sectors from automotive to industrial.

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Liqui Moly to support Yamaha in the Superbike World Championship

Liqui Moly to support Yamaha in the Superbike World Championship

21st February 2019 | 0 Comments

Liqui Moly has added Superbike World Championship (World SBK) support for the Italian GRT Yamaha team to its MotoGP involvement. The team sponsorship will mean the company’s logo will be displayed on the motorcycles, racing overalls, team truck, and at the official Yamaha hospitality, while the team will have access to Liqui Moly motorcycle products, including more than its core oil and additive products.

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Liqui Moly enters Formula 1 advertising deal

Liqui Moly enters Formula 1 advertising deal

11th February 2019 | 0 Comments

The German oil and additive specialist Liqui Moly has signed an advertising deal with Formula 1. It will advertise on the race track at eleven races, one of a few select brands. “We hope that out of the more than one billion viewers who follow this spectacle on television all over the world every year, it may occur to some of them to take a closer look at Liqui Moly and purchase our products,” explains CEO Ernst Prost. Formula 1 is not new to the lubricant brand; Liqui Moly was involved with Team Jordan in the 2000s.

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New solenoid range additions from SMPE

New solenoid range additions from SMPE

6th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Automotive parts manufacturer and supplier SMPE, has added five new parts to its solenoid range, delivering many benefits to the aftermarket through its OE quality competence, including both extensive European car parc coverage and greater performance.

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New Liqui Moly app presents ‘quick way to find right oil’

New Liqui Moly app presents ‘quick way to find right oil’

31st January 2019 | 0 Comments

The German oil and additive specialist Liqui Moly has completely revised its app. It provides information on the right motor oil for a particular vehicle. The Liqui Moly app is available free of charge for iOS and Android.

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Liqui Moly: record turnover, but lower growth

Liqui Moly: record turnover, but lower growth

3rd January 2019 | 0 Comments

During its first year as part of the Würth Group Liqui Moly has chalked up a new record turnover, but growth has been more subdued than previously. The German oil and additive specialist recorded a turnover of 544 million euros, just two per cent more than the previous year. “International trade disputes, the hot summer and increasing costs, especially the dramatically increased crude oil prices, have all contributed to the significant slowing down of our earnings growth,” says Ernst Prost, Liqui Moly CEO.

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