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Injectors, valves: be careful to avoid fouling the injection system

Fouling of the injection system can occur in fuel-powered engines, such as diesel engines, leading to increased fuel consumption and reduced engine life.

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What is the role of fuel additives?

Premium fuels are characterised by their high content of performance additives. What are these additives and what are they used for?

The choice of antifreeze and its ready-to-use, water-mixed form, engine coolant, differs between vehicles. Wondering which to use? This guide will help you find the correct fluid for your car. 

What coolant and antifreeze should I use?

The choice of antifreeze and its ready-to-use, water-mixed form, engine coolant, differs between vehicles. If you’re looking to top-up or flush and re-fill your cooling system, this guide will help you find the correct coolants for your car. 

Ultimate coolant and antifreeze guide

What are car antifreeze and engine coolant – the ultimate guide

Antifreeze and coolant are key to the safe and effective operation of your vehicle, but have you ever wondered what these important fluids are, their types, how important they are to your engine and how to solve problems with them? Get all the answers in our ultimate guide to coolant and antifreeze.

Membrane roofing and six other unusual uses for bitumen

Membrane roofing and six other unusual uses for bitumen

When modified with additives such as polymers, the complexity and behaviour of bitumen can be completely changed, opening the door to a whole host of other uses for this interesting material. In this article we break down some other more some other interesting uses for Bitumen.

Total sponsors The Royal Automobile Club Historic Awards 2019

Total sponsors The Royal Automobile Club Historic Awards 2019

The Royal Automobile Club is at the very heart of the UK’s classic automotive culture, and luckily for fans of vintage vehicles, it is hosting its first ever Historic Awards next month. Here’s everything you need to know about the event.

Since 1919, Citroën has broken boundaries in the automotive industry.  To celebrate its centennial, we explore some of our favourite highlights from the automaker’s storied history.

Total celebrates Citroën centennial: we look back at 100 years of automotive excellence

For more than 50 years, Total and Citroën have worked together to develop boundary-breaking lubricants and achieve success after success in motorsport, and this year it is a pleasure for us to celebrate Citroën’s 100-year anniversary. Since 1919, the international automotive brand has been breaking boundaries – looking back, we explore some of our favourite highlights from the company’s storied history.

Highways Excellence Awards

Total UK Bitumen Sponsor Highways Excellence Awards

Total UK Bitumen Division are pleased to sponsor this year’s UK Highways Awards, at a gala event at the Royal Lancaster, London on October 9th.

The ultimate guide to car oil

The ultimate guide to car oil

Car oil is crucial to your engine, and without it, a whole host of engine systems can be damaged – some irreparably. What is it, what types of car oil are there, what car oil does your vehicle need, how do you check it, and how do you top up and change car oil? Understand it all in our ultimate guide to car oil.

What happens if you put too much oil in your car Total UK

What happens if you put too much oil in your car?

Engines need to be topped up with oil to keep them well-lubricated and safe from damage, wear and corrosion. But what happens if you put too much oil in your vehicle during a lubricant top-up or change?