News & Press releases

11/092017
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THE SAE J 300 GRADE AND HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT ENGINE OIL

How does the manufacturer choose the SAE grade? Can I choose whatever oil I like for my car? Total clears the matter up.

11/092017
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THE BIGGEST FACTOR AFFECTING BOTH BASE STOCK AND LUBRICANT DEVELOPMENT SEEMS TO BE FUEL QUALITY.

We want to focus in this paper on a retrospective on the last 20 years of base stock and lube development.

11/092017
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SAE 16 OILS THAT CAN BE STRETCHED TO THE LIMIT

Developing SAE 16 engine oils poses something of a challenge for manufacturers. Want to know why? Well, let Total put you in the picture.

11/092017
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OUR TIPS TO HELP YOU SAVE FUEL

Tires, lubricant, filters – Total explains how to look after your car so that it doesn't overconsume.

11/092017
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OIL PRESSURE: FINDING THE RIGHT BALANCE TO RUN YOUR ENGINE

Total explains how the right balance impacts the operation of your vehicle and how you can correct it.

11/092017
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OIL DEMAND AND SUPPLY FORECASTS

For the past 20 years, global lubricant demand has closely tracked global GDP growth, but offset by about 3.8 percent. 

11/092017
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NEW GASOLINE PARTICULATE FILTERS (GPF)

Will a stringent new emissions regime mean manufacturers will have to consider fitting particulate filters to clean up gasoline engines?

11/092017
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NEW COMMUNICATION KIT FOR OUR TOTAL QUARTZ ENGINE OILS FOR GREAT WALL MOTORS

Following the recent extension of our partnership agreement with Great Wall Motors, we are pleased to launch a brand new communication kits.

11/092017
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LUBRICANTS CHALLENGES FACED BY OUR ENGINEERS

Car makers are increasingly turning to lubricant suppliers to help them gain an advantage in new engine developments...

11/092017
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LNT: SCR’S LITTLE BROTHER

Total explains how the Lean NOx Trap (LNT) works, the alternative to the selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system.