IFC Presents at UNITI Conference in Germany

Don’t miss Mike Kunselman, Center for Quality Assurance (CQA), Administrator for IFC, presenting at the UNITI Conference in Germany on JULY 5TH! Fluids are a critical component in supporting the evolution of vehicles. The IFC assists this innovation by establishing and maintaining global fluid standards that keep pace with automotive advancements. Contact us for more information.

IFC Participates in Kline Trendwatch Webinar

A series of emerging trends are transforming the global lubricants additives industry. Mike Kunselman, Business Development Manager, Center for Quality Assurance (CQA), Administrator for the IFC, participates in Kline Trendwatch Webinar: The Global Lubricant Additives Market.

IFC Highlighted by F+L Asia

IFC in the news! F&L Asia Ltd. publication highlights IFC’s approach to defining future global engine oil performance at F+L Week 2023 in Malaysia.  Mike Kunselman, New Business Development Manager, Center for Quality Assurance (CQA), Administrator for IFC, presented on behalf of the IFC. Read More

IFC Presents at F+L Week June 14, 2023

Event: F+ L Week, Conference & Exhibition, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Theme of this year’s conference is “Fuels and Lubricants: Navigating the Energy Transition.” Presentation Title: International Fluids Consortium: Creating Performance Standards for the Energy Transition Presenter: Michael Kunselman, Business Development Manager, Center for Quality Assurance (CQA) Date: June 14, 2023 Event Link: https://www.fuelsandlubes.com/fl-week/

ICIS Pan American Base Oils & Lubricants Conference

ICIS Pan American

On December 1, the International Fluids Consortium (IFC) will be highlighted at the ICIS Pan American Base Oils & Lubricants conference. Hear how the IFC is transforming fluid standards to support future vehicle innovations from Teri Kowalski, Principal Engineer at Toyota Motor North America, and Mike Kunselman, representing the IFC as program administrator, the Center for Quality […]

International Fluids Consortium Expands Its OEM Membership

international fluids consortium

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN, USA — The International Fluids Consortium (IFC) has added another key OEM to its collaborative effort. Aurobay (formerly Volvo Cars), Honda, Hyundai Kia, Jaguar Land Rover, Nissan, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Renault, Subaru, Suzuki, and Toyota are recently joined by General Motors in this not-for-profit membership organization, which is focused on developing […]

New Global Engine Oil Specifications Under Final Review, F + L Daily, May 2022

The International Fluids Consortium (IFC) was established in 2020 by 11 vehicle manufacturers, to replace the current fragmented regional approach to developing automotive lubricant specifications with a more efficient global system. Engine oil development is still one of the most effective ways to improve fuel economy. The consortium is looking to develop a system that […]

IFC Presents at F+L Week – April 29, 2022: Transforming Vehicle Fluid Specifications

Abstract:  The International Fluids Consortium (IFC) is a not-for-profit organization created by vehicle manufacturers to encourage innovation and improve performance of fluids to meet the needs of current and future vehicles. IFC’s mission is to develop and maintain performance-based fluid specifications for optimizing vehicle performance while promoting global awareness, availability, and use of approved fluids. […]

IFC to launch new global engine oil standards

The critical importance of automotive fluids is often overlooked and undervalued. This can result in a disconnect between what we need and is possible, with what is available, says Teri Kowalski, principal engineer, powertrain division, Toyota Motor North America. Vehicle designs and technologies are evolving at a faster pace than ever before, and consumers and […]

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