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  • VLS explains cold weather properties of lubricants

    Can engine oil actually freeze during winter? This case study from the Verification of Lubricant Speciali ...

    Can engine oil actually freeze during winter? This case study from the Verification of Lubricant Specialists (VLS) demonstrates why the cold weather properties of lubricants are so important during wi ...

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  • VLS takes a look at 5w30 engine oils

    CVW spoke to Andrew Goddard, Chairman of independent industry trade body the Verification of Lubrication ...

    CVW spoke to Andrew Goddard, Chairman of independent industry trade body the Verification of Lubrication Specifications (VLS), as 5w30 engine oils continue to cause issues in the marketplace. Used in ...

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  • VLS explores the EU Green Deal

    Andrew Goddard, Chairman of the Verification of Lubricant Specifications (VLS), details the upcoming chan ...

    Andrew Goddard, Chairman of the Verification of Lubricant Specifications (VLS), details the upcoming changes to the EU Green Deal and its potential impact on the lubricants sector. In December 2019, U ...

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  • VLS begins proactive testing approach

    Verification of Lubricant Specifications (VLS) has approached the Institute of Materials (IOM) to procure ...

    Verification of Lubricant Specifications (VLS) has approached the Institute of Materials (IOM) to procure samples of UK 5w30 automotive engine oils for proactive testing. The IOM procure and test oil ...

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  • Case study: Complaint against a 5W30 engine oil

    CVW speaks with Andrew Goddard, Chairman of Verification of Lubricant Specifications (VLS), to find out h ...

    CVW speaks with Andrew Goddard, Chairman of Verification of Lubricant Specifications (VLS), to find out how the organisation investigates claims against lubricant products and how it helps to maintain ...

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  • Cracking down on lubricant claims

    The Verification of Lubricant Specifications (VLS) has introduced more stringent procedures for approving ...

    The Verification of Lubricant Specifications (VLS) has introduced more stringent procedures for approving marketing claims on lubricant packaging to ensure end users are protected. Independent trade b ...

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  • Confronting Counterfeits

    CVW investigates the issue of counterfeit oils with Andrew Goddard, Chairman of the Verification of Lubri ...

    CVW investigates the issue of counterfeit oils with Andrew Goddard, Chairman of the Verification of Lubricant Specifications (VLS). ...

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  • All Change

    As the ACEA 2012 sequences are phased out and with ACEA 2016 sequences now mandatory, CVW speaks to Andre ...

    As the ACEA 2012 sequences are phased out and with ACEA 2016 sequences now mandatory, CVW speaks to Andrew Goddard, Chairman of the Verification of Lubricant Specifications (VLS), about what this mean ...

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  • VLS Welcomes New Members

    Both Comline Auto Parts Ltd and Motaquip have recently joined the VLS as new members. ...

    Both Comline Auto Parts Ltd and Motaquip have recently joined the VLS as new members. ...

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  • Stocking For An Ageing Vehicle Population

    The average age of vehicles on the road is increasing. Yet newer vehicles require lower viscosity lubrica ...

    The average age of vehicles on the road is increasing. Yet newer vehicles require lower viscosity lubricants. With workshops catering to a wide variety of vehicles, CVW speaks to industry body the Ver ...

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