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IT'S MORE THAN JUST OIL. IT'S LIQUID ENGINEERING.

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SAY "HY" TO THE 6 HYBRID CHALLENGES

Hybrids operate differently to conventional cars and that creates challenges for the lubricants. Discover how our specialist products offer high performance and protection.

SAY "HY" TO THE 6 HYBRID CHALLENGES

Hybrid vehicles rely on a combination of battery power and engine power, based on the type of vehicle and driving situation. As a result, Hybrid engine oils and transmission fluids are required to cope with a much wider range of challenges than those faced in conventionally-powered cars.

Let’s explore the six ways hybrids are different.

Representation of urban driving with stop-starts events

CHALLENGE 1

Representation of cooler hybrid engines

CHALLENGE 2

Representation of high speed hybrid engines

CHALLENGE 3

Representation of higher hybrid engine output

CHALLENGE 4

Representation of hybrid car transmission stress

CHALLENGE 5

Representation of hybrid vehicle electrical system technologies

CHALLENGE 6

WATCH THE 6 WAYS HYBRID ENGINES PUT THE OIL UNDER STRESS

10X MORE STOP STARTS
COOLER OPERATING TEMPERATURES
RAPID ACCELERATION TO HIGH ENGINE SPEEDS
HIGHER ENGINE OUTPUT
INCREASED STRESS ON THE TRANSMISSION
ELECTRICAL COMPATIBILITY ISSUES

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