Articles Jul 15, 2016 Energy Efficient Lubricants Complimenting India’s plan of leapfrogging to BS-VI by 2020, for auto OEMs, lubricant companies are offering, energy-efficient but cost-effective lubricants. Better lubrication results in energy savings to the tune of 5 to 7 per cent. Vehicles in the country operate under extreme weather and highly congested traffic conditions or on poor to very poor roads, in most regions. Particularly, in rural areas, mostly the roads are bad, worse during rainy season and many times nonexistent. This will result in a challenge for the engine and Powertrain system of a vehicle. The frequent start and stop of the vehicle adversely affects the efficiency and wear life of the engines.