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Lubrizol and Industry Experts Talk TGDI and Higher Performing Lubricants: Webinar Playback Now Available

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Lubrizol and Industry Experts Talk TGDI and
Higher Performing Lubricants
Webinar playback now available

CLEVELAND, July 7, 2016 - The Lubrizol Corporation recently partnered with SAE to host a webinar, "TGDI Technology & Higher Performing Lubricants." The free webinar brought together industry experts that discussed the opportunities and challenges of turbocharged gasoline direct injection (TGDI) technology, one of the passenger car industry's most impactful and promising powertrain strategies.

Lubrizol was joined by experts from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), Honeywell Transportation Systems and Southwest Research Institute. Highlights of the webinar included:

  • Perspective on the future of powertrains and vehicle dependability
  • Turbocharger innovations that have contributed to engine downsizing and fuel efficiency
  • TGDI technology from a combustion perspective and challenges such as Low Speed Pre-Ignition (LSPI)
  • Lubrizol Additives shared how lubricant technology helps TGDI engines reach their full potential, enabling peak performance and directly contributing to fuel economy

The webinar is part of Lubrizol's ongoing commitment to help its customers succeed, by advocating lubricant technology as a critical and valuable element of vehicle design. Together with new engine technology, higher performing lubricants can help reach the fuel economy goals set by National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA). Lubrizol is dedicated to staying on the cutting edge and helping its partners continue to succeed.

To watch the free playback of the webinar and to download the presentation, click here. For more information around TGDI technology and higher performing lubricants visit or

About The Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a technology-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers' products while reducing their environmental impact. It produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, as well as additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and specialty materials encompassing polymer and coatings technologies, along with polymer-based pharmaceutical and medical device solutions. Our products for the oilfield market include technologies for exploration, production and transportation.

With headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio, Lubrizol owns and operates manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol has approximately 9,000 employees worldwide. Revenues for 2015 were $7 billion. For more information, visit

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