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11/092017
fuel dilution engine oil

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
SAE

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
Total tips

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
Total tips

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
oil demand

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
Total new gasoline particulate filters

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
Total Quartz

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
Total lub engineers

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
SCR explanation

LNT: SCR’S LITTLE BROTHER

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

11/092017

HYBRID CARS: THE LATEST WAY TO SAVE MONEY

Total explains some of the basic concepts behind these increasingly popular cars.