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Global Passenger Car Motor Oil Market 2015-2019

About passenger car motor oil

PCMO refers to motor oils for gasoline and diesel engines used in passenger vehicles. It reduces friction and wear and tear of the moving engine's crankshaft, connecting rods, bearings, and pistons. It also serves as an effective coolant. It inhibits the formation of deposits and prevents rust and corrosion.The market figures in the report include different viscosity grades of oil components, namely mono-grade and multi-grade.

Technavio's analysts forecast the global passenger car motor oil market to grow at a CAGR of 2.92% over the period 2014-2019.

Covered in this report

Technavio’s report, Global Passenger Car Oil Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from various industry experts. The report includes a comprehensive discussion of the market, an extensive coverage on different engine types, engine oil standards and specifications, function class and chemical class, viscosity grades, and demand-supply dynamics in various geographies. The report provides comments on both the existing market landscape and its growth prospects over the forecast period. The report further includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.The report presents data on the following segments of the market:

  • Engine type: gasoline engines and diesel engines
  • Engine oil standards and specifications: SAE, ILSAC, API, and ACEA
  • Function class and chemical class: dispersants, VII, OCP, styrenes, detergents, anti-wear, antioxidants, and others
  • Viscosity grade: mono-grade engine oils and multi-grade engine oils
  • Geography: APAC, EMEA, North America, and ROW
Key vendors
  • Afton
  • Chevron Oronite
  • Infineum
  • Lubrizol
Other prominent vendors
  • Amtecol
  • Croda
  • Evonik
  • Multisol
  • Total
Market drivers
  • Development of new emission control technologies
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenges
  • Constant need for technological upgrading
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trends
  • De-motorization and lifestyle choices
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2019 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the various engine oil specifications and standards in prevalence?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space and what is the nature of competition between them?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Passenger Car Motor Oil Market 2015-2019

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Passenger Car Motor Oil Market: Afton, Chevron Oronite, Infineum and Lubrizol

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Amtecol, Croda, Evonik, Multisol and Total

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Consumers across the world prefer mono-grade to multi-grade oils because of their better cold pumpability. The trend is predominant in North America and Europe. Europe and North America often face harsh winters, and, as a result, the engine start-up procedure is often delayed. Multi-grade oils reduce the startup lead time and thus perform better than mono-grade fuels in cold start-up temperatures.”

According to the report, Growing awareness of energy efficiency is one of the key drivers in this market. This awareness, coupled with increased demand for automobiles and implementation of new emission control measures in many countries, will lead to increased use of lubricants and specialty fluids.

Further, the report states that the growth and development of electric vehicles will hinder market growth. Owing to the entry of a few small players in the market, it is imperative that the manufacture of lubricants be cost-effective.



Companies Mentioned

Afton, Chevron Oronite, Infineum, Lubrizol, Amtecol, Croda, Evonik, Multisol, Total

  • Executive Summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Market overview of global passenger car motor oil market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global PCMO market 2015-2019 by volume (kilotons)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by engine type
    • Global PCMO market by engine type
    • Gasoline engines
    • Diesel engines
      • Table Segmentation of diesel engines
  • Market segmentation by engine oil standards and specifications
    • Global PCMO market by engine oil standards and specifications
    • SAE
      • Table SAE J300 specifications for motor oil
    • ILSAC
    • API
      • Table API's diesel engine standards
    • ACEA
      • Table ACEA oil sequences
  • Market segmentation by geography
    • Global PCMO market by geography
      • Table Consumption of PCMO by region 2014
      • Table Consumption of PCMO by region 2019
    • PCMO in North America
      • Table PCMO in North America 2015-2019 (kilotons)
    • PCMO market in EMEA
      • Table PCMO market in EMEA 2015-2019 (kilotons)
    • PCMO market in APAC
      • Table PCMO market in APAC 2015-2019 (kilotons)
    • PCMO market in ROW
      • Table PCMO in ROW 2015-2019 (kilotons)
  • Market segmentation by viscosity grade
    • Global PCMO market by viscosity grade
      • Table Passenger car motor oil viscosity grades
    • Mono-grade engine oils
      • Table Mono-grade engine oils
    • Multi-grade engine oils
      • Table Multi-grade engine oils
  • PCMO additives by function class and chemical class
    • Global PCMO additives by function class and chemical class
    • Dispersants
      • Table Geographical consumption of dispersants in PCMO formulations 2014
    • VIIs
      • Table Geographical consumption of VIIs in PCMO formulations 2014
    • Detergents
      • Table Geographical consumption of detergents in PCMO formulations 2014
    • Anti-wear
      • Table Geographical consumption of anti-wear additives in PCMO formulations 2014
    • Antioxidants
      • Table Geographical consumption of antioxidants in PCMO formulations 2014
    • Others
  • Market drivers
    • Table Annual global automobile sales 2012-2018 (millions of vehicles)
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Major vendors
      • Table Major vendors of passenger car motor oil market 2014
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Afton Chemical
      • Table Afton Chemical: Product segmentation
    • Infineum
    • Lubrizol
      • Table Lubrizol: Business segments
    • Chevron Oronite
      • Table Chevron Oronite: Key industries
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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