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.
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 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
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/
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
F+L Podcast Episode 20: Carbon neutrality goals to drive IFC performance standards and specifications
Abstract: Mike Kunselman, business development manager of Michigan, U.S.A.-based Center for Quality Assurance (CQA) and administrator of the IFC certification program, discusses how the IFC is transforming how global vehicle fluid specifications are being defined today to meet society’s carbon neutrality goals by 2035 and 2050 and more. Listen to hear more
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 […]
A representative for a new automaker association unveiled its plan yesterday to create a framework to develop global specifications for engine oils and other fluids – a framework intended to replace the existing systems that develop API, ILSAC, ACEA and JASO oil specs. Speaking at SAE International’s World Congress Experience Digital Summit, Toyota’s Teri Kowalski […]