European Engine Lubricant Quality Management System (EELQMS)
The origins of EELQMS date from 1996 as a
• Proactive industry response to improve quality management in support of ACEA Oil Sequences.
• Bringing together key stakeholders – ACEA (automotive OEMs), ATIEL (lubricant marketers), ATC (additive developers) & CEC (test method standards)
• Leading to the development of ATIEL and ATC Codes of Practice as key elements
of EELQMS in 1996.
• Leading to the
reorganisation of CEC to
ensure engine and bench
test methods met technical
requirements in support of
What is EELQMS
The European Engine Lubricant Quality Management System (EELQMS) is a voluntary quality management system for automotive engine lubricants.
It has been developed jointly by ACEA
(The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association), ATC (The Technical Committee of Petroleum Additive Manufacturers in Europe) and ATIEL (The Technical Association of the European Lubricants Industry).