David Lee, Ph. D.

Dave has over a decade of lubricants experience in Research, Product Development, and technical workshop training. He has a passion for science, and Dave has held various technical positions as a scientist from Greases to Passenger Car and Motorcycle Engine Oils. He loves to talk oils and science, and has been involved in several training workshops giving reason to why people should be excited and care about oils and additives.

He’s currently the Consumer Brand Technical and OEM Manager where he’ll be developing the Havoline Engine Oils and Aftermarket Fuel Additives product strategy for the globe. Dave will interface with technology, business colleagues, and customers in support of Consumer Brands.

Dave has a Ph. D. in Chemistry, Patents on lubricant composition and manufacture, and extensive engine oil formulation experience.

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Vehicles are lasting longer…there’s an oil for that.

Vehicles are lasting longer…there’s an oil for that.

by on June 14, 2017 0 Comments

Between technology improvements and government mandated fuel economy requirements, automakers have been building lighter vehicles that are built to tighter tolerances, thus, they are more durable. Newer more advanced engines are designed to go farther and last longer than a decade ago.

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Synthetic Oils are the Wave of the Future for Passenger Cars

Synthetic Oils are the Wave of the Future for Passenger Cars

by on May 3, 2017 0 Comments

As today’s modern engines are put under more stress, automakers worldwide are moving towards ever thinner viscosity grades to support achieving higher mandated fuel economy requirements.

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Trends in Passenger Car Motor Oils: Evolving Engine Technology Driving Change

Trends in Passenger Car Motor Oils: Evolving Engine Technology Driving Change

by on March 10, 2017 4 Comments

  Think about how much vehicles have changed in the past few years. What may come to mind are all the new electronics, smart sensors, assisted driving features and more, but what’s less noticeable are the significant changes taking place under the hood.

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