Lubricant is any oily liquid or solid that reduces friction, heat or wear when applied to the surfaces of solid moving parts.

In your vehicle Lubricants can be:

  • Engine Oil
  • Gear Oil
  • Brake Oil
  • Clutch Oil
  • Steering Oil
  • Grease
  • Coolant

“Always use correct and recommended Lubricants in your vehicle”

Purpose of Lubricants in your Vehicle:

  • Reduce friction between moving parts
  • Protect against wear
  • Cooling
  • Remove contaminants
  • Protect against rust and corrosion

Standards followed in the field of Lubricants:

API –      American Petroleum Institute

SAE –     Society of Automotive Engineers

IS –         Indian Standards

JASO –   Japanese Automotive Standards Organisation

NLGI –    National Lubricating Grease Institute

JIS –      Japanese Industrial Standards

GL –      Gear Lubricant

MIL –     US military specification

Interesting Fact:

IOCL,HPCL and BPCL has almost 50% market share in India in Lubes sales.

Rest 50% is shared by following companies




-Tide Water Oil Company (Veedol)

-Gulf Oil


And many other local brands…

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