Articles Jul 01, 2017 The Power of Lubricants Complimenting India’s plan of leapfrogging to BS VI by 2020, lubrication manufacturers are offering energy-efficient, cost-effective lubricants for auto OEMs. Vehicles are characterised by long runs, rough terrains, and varied operating conditions and loads. Particularly in India, they operate under extreme weather or highly congested traffic conditions, or on poor to very poor roads in most regions. In rural areas, the roads are often non-existent or bad, turning worse during rainy season. This puts the engine and the powertrain system of a vehicle to strain.