VLS Newsletter December 2018

VLS Newsletter December 2018

Case summary

The number of cases stands at 60 with 6 products under investigation and 5 products compliant following case investigation.

Case 010155 –SAR Lubricants Synmax Spectrum 5w30 automotive engine oil. The case concerned the number of OEM specifications for which the product was claimed as suitable for use. VLS worked with the Named Party to reduce the number of claims made to those which were directly supported by their technology provider.

The case has been resolved subject to a six month review.

You can read more about our case outcomes at http://ukla-vls.org.uk/case-outcomes/

Media

FACTS magazine, issue 145, page 8 features a news article by VLS on the changeover from ACEA 2012 automotive engine oil standards for existing claims to the ACEA 2016 sequences for all existing as well as new claims. Click here.

Lube magazine, Issue 148, December 2018 pages 60 and 61, includes a report from Andrew Goddard on the new ultra-low emission zone planned for London from May 2019 and the increasing trend to regulate automotive emissions in major city centres. Click here.

Commercial Vehicle Workshop magazine, Issue 148, December 2018 page 30, features an article by VLS on the changeover from ACEA 2012 automotive engine oil standards for existing claims to the ACEA 2016 sequences for all existing as well as new claims. Click here.

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