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PQIA on GMA – Good Morning America – Read the Labels!

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February 12, 2016

Good Morning America “GMA” ran a story today about Dollar General (DG) Stores Facing Multiple Lawsuits Over Allegedly “Obsolete” Motor Oils.  GMA went undercover to four of DG’s New Jersey outlets to take a look at the motor oils on the shelves. They were accompanied by Tom Glenn, president of the Petroleum Quality Institute of… Read More ›

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PQIA issues a DON’T BUY on 3X Super Premium Motor Oil on Shelves in Florida!

November 18, 2015  A Dark Day in The Sunshine State The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA), issues a DON’T BUY on two “3X Super Premium Motor Oil” viscosity grades on the shelves in Florida! The results of the tests conducted on the 3X Super Premium  10W-40 and 20W-50 samples DO NOT meet the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)… Read More ›

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Florida Deserves Better

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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Inconvenient Truth About Convenience Store Motor Oil

We expect the motor oils we purchase for our cars to protect our engines from wear, sludge, and rust, and indeed most of the oils on retail shelves do so quite well.  But there are some products out there that will not only fail to protect your engine; instead they will actually damage it!  And… Read More ›