Why is the nitiFilter® more reliable than a standard filter?

Have you ever asked yourself if your oil filter is reliable? I would guess you haven’t… But oil quality depends on the quality of the filter!

Oil filters remove contaminants from the oil before they can damage engine components. Standard filters are made from paper impregnated with phenolic resin. The nitiFilter® is made from high-quality aluminum, with a stainless steel filtration medium. But that’s not the only difference between the two. So, what makes the nitiFilter® more reliable than the paper filters you can buy for €10 from any corner mechanic? Learn more from the rest of this article. Read more

Oil filter comparison: should I chose a standard filter or a lifetime filter?

Every good driver knows how important lubrication is to their vehicle’s lifespan and proper functioning. Oil can only do its work correctly if it has been properly filtered. That’s what an oil filter does! The oil filter is responsible for removing the pollutants that build up in the oil as the engine runs. Standard “paper” filters (Purflux etc.), lifetime filters, cleanable filters, green filters… there are so many choices! But what are the differences between all of these kinds of filters, and how is the nitiFilter different from the other lifetime filters already on the market? Here is a comparison of the oil filters available on the market. Read more

nitiFilter, an environmentally-friendly, lifetime and self-cleaning filter
nitiFilter, a lifetime and self-cleaning filter

5 reasons why the nitiFilter is greener than your traditional oil filter

30 million. That’s how many oil filters are disposed of in France every year. With the COP21 climate conference, which took place in Paris right around the corner, the time has come to question and reevaluate our consumption behavior. We have already brought up the topic of the environmental impact of oil changes. What exactly are the ecological benefits of a lifetime oil filter like the nitiFilter compared to traditional oil filters? Here are 5 facts that might convince you to get rid of your old filter for good in favor of a clean and sustainable technology. Read more

Volkswagen scandal: what else are car manufacturers lying to us about?

It has been a week since the Volkswagen fraud scandal erupted, the company having been accused of manipulating pollution emissions from its diesel vehicles to circumvent US law. The issue has slowly evolved into a major international debate. It not only affects the German group, but has started to sow the seeds of doubt about its competitors… Is VW the only one doing this, or this practice widespread, misleading both consumers and the law? How could this fraud occur and what are the consequences? The Volkswagen affair deciphered later in our article. Read more

Advice for inexpensive auto maintenance

 

If you want to keep your vehicle running smoothly and for a long time to come, there is no secret: auto maintenance. Auto maintenance and repairs represent more than 40% of the total cost of a car over the course of its service life. This has a huge impact on the annual cost of owning a car… But there are easy ways to reduce this cost! How do you choose where to have your car serviced? Which name-brand garage should you trust? What is the best way to compare the many providers that offer maintenance and service packages? We’ll tell you everything you need to know to cut down on auto maintenance costs without compromising on quality. Read more

Oil change: When should you change the oil?

A regular part of auto maintenance, the oil needs to be changed regularly to keep the vehicle running smoothly and ensure its longevity. However, what does that actually mean? Whether the engine runs on diesel or gasoline and regardless of how much the vehicle is driven, all of these parameters should be taken into account to determine how often your vehicle’s oil needs to be changed. This week, it’s back to basics.

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Oil change: what’s the point?

Changing the oil of a vehicle is considered essential to keeping it in good working condition and to ensuring its longevity. Often included in the vehicle’s maintenance contract, this service represents no less than 30% of automotive mechanics’ annual turnover. In other words, it represents a major part of their income, and undoubtedly their profit. But do you really have to change the oil? Why do we change the oil? And how much does an oil change actually cost? Here the first part of our “no filters” investigation into oil changes.

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