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PQIA Tips its Hat to Georgia

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February 5, 2016 • Motor Oil, PQIA Quality Reports

Georgia is Working Hard to Protect Consumers from Motor Oils and Transmission Fluids that Can Cause Harm to Automobiles The Petroleum Quality Institute of America tips its hat to the State of Georgia for the action it is taking to stop the sale of potentially engine damaging motor oils and transmission fluids sold in the… Read More ›

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PQIA Tips its Hat to Georgia

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Georgia is Working Hard to Protect Consumers from Motor Oils and Transmission Fluids that Can Cause Harm to Automobiles The Petroleum Quality Institute of America tips its hat to the State of Georgia for the action it is taking to stop the sale of potentially engine damaging motor oils and transmission fluids sold in the… Read More ›

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A LOOK AT FOUR MORE MOTOR OIL BRANDS AND VISCOSITY GRADES

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PQIA reports test results on four brands of motor oils in various viscosity grades available on retail shelves. The products were purchased in Pennsylvania, North and South Carolina, and New Jersey. The results of the tests conducted on these samples meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grades listed on the product labels,… Read More ›

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Florida Deserves Better

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October 30, 2015 The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA), represented by Thomas F. Glenn, President of PQIA, had the opportunity to sit on a distinguished panel last week at the annual Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association (ILMA) meeting in Boca Raton, Florida. The panel discussion titled, “The ILMA Ethics Initiative: Driving Toward Quality,” was well… Read More ›

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Florida Deserves Better – Part II

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November 9, 2015   The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA) recently reported that the majority of motor oils PQIA observed on the shelves at convenience stores it recently visited in Florida are labeled as meeting only obsolete American Petroleum Institute (API) SA, SB, SC, and SG Service Categories.  These Categories apply to motor oils formulated… Read More ›

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RelaDyne Joins to Support PQIA

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RelaDyne Joins to Support PQIA’s Efforts to Help Assure the Quality and Integrity of Lubricants in the Market The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA) is pleased to announce RelaDyne has joined PQIA’s growing list of lubricant manufacturers, marketers, additive suppliers, and other supporters working to help assure the quality and integrity of motor oils,… Read More ›

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More on MaxLife ATF

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PQIA received a number of calls and emails following the update it published last week on the assessment of the Valvoline MaxLife DEX/MERC ATF. Understandably, due to the label on the product prominently stating “DEX/MERC,” and the Product Information sheet stating “Suitable for use in: Ford MERCON®” most of the questions were directed at asking… Read More ›

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