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Date 01/03/2019


Industrial gear oils FAQs

Why do different gear boxes require different oils?

Different types of gears are used for different applications, and selection depends on several variables including gear ratio, load, and noise tolerance. The key types of industrial gears include spur, helical, bevel and worm, and…

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Ginetta Cars announces Millers Oils as new Technical Partner

Date 13/12/2018

British racing car manufacturer Ginetta Cars has announced specialist lubricant and treatments manufacturer Millers Oils as its new Technical Partner. As part of the relationship, a new bespoke lubricant range has been specifically developed by Millers Oils for Ginetta vehicles. ‘Ginetta Tech by Millers Oils’ is a new range of…

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Fancy a 7% power increase with simple oil change?

Date 04/07/2018

Can a simple oil change really increase power?

When it comes to friction technology it can.  Want the proof?  We put our CFS 10w60 NT+ engine oil to an independent dyno test in a Ferrari 250 GT V12 engine; in a back-to-back comparison with a traditional OE-specification oil it achieved…

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Synthetic oils in classic cars

Date 03/07/2018

The fear of using synthetic oils in your classic vehicles is a thing of the past – or at least it is with the Millers Oils classic range.  Our technical team has used their detailed knowledge of synthetic technologies and additives so that Millers Oils are able to provide products…

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Hydraulic oil oxidation FAQs

Date 16/05/2018

What is oxidation in oil?

Oxidation is the chemical reaction with oxygen, which permanently changes the molecular structure and therefore the properties of the oil.  Depending on the extent of oxidation, the oil molecules become replaced by other chemicals such as alcohols, aldehydes, ketones and acids which lead to an…

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Formaldehyde-release biocides in metalworking fluids

Date 27/03/2018

From 1st December 2018, metalworking fluids containing the following formaldehyde-release biocides will require additional CLP labelling elements.


  • HPT (α,α’,α’’Trimethyl 1,3,5-triazine 1,3,5(2H,4H,6H)-triethanol, CAS 25254-50-6, EC no. 246-764-0);
  • MBM (N, N’-methylene bismorpholine, CAS 5625-90-1, EC no. 227-062-3) and
  • MBO (3,3’-Methylene-bis [5-methyloxazolidine], CAS 66204-44-2, EC no. 266-235-8)


The most…

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Millers Oils attend the Classic Car and Restoration show with special guest

Date 15/03/2018

Millers Oils will be at the Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show on 23-25 March at the NEC, showcasing a couple of very special restored vehicles.

First up is a restored Lancia Integrale which was restored by Car S.O.S’s, Tim Shaw and Sid of Sid’s paint shop who worked…

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Millers Oils to partner Digraph

Date 12/03/2018

Millers Oils is pleased to announce a supply agreement with Digraph, the UK’s fastest growing commercial vehicle motor factor business.  The new partnership, which introduces the high quality Millers Oils’ range of truck oils, lubricants and treatments to Digraph’s customers, enhances Digraph’s range and ensures they have the products in…

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MG Trophy Confirms Millers Oils Deal

Date 06/03/2018

The MG Trophy Championship has renewed its partnership with Millers Oils for the 2018 race season.


Following a successful sponsorship of the MG Trophy races at Silverstone last year, Millers Oils will once again sponsor both races at the prestigious MG Live! event on the 2nd/3rd June.



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Millers Oils’ Trident range designed with the independent garage in mind

Date 06/03/2018

The Trident range of engine oils has been around for a while but a reformulated Longlife 5w30, and the introduction of a new Longlife Fuel Economy 5w30 to pull in a wide range of Ford and Jaguar Land Rover specifications, means it hits the right spot for independent garages.


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Millers Oils are technical partner of Team Parker Racing

Date 26/02/2018

Millers Oils is excited to announce they have joined Team Parker Racing as technical partner for the coming season.  First to be launched from the Team Parker Racing stable was the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) challenger, a newly-acquired BMW 125i M Sport and using Millers Oils…

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Miller Oils Ltd announces the acquisition of Fuel Additive Science Technologies Ltd (FAST)

Date 19/01/2018

Millers Oils is pleased to announce that the company has acquired 100% of the share capital in Fuel Additive Science Technologies Ltd (FAST). FAST will continue to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Millers Oils Ltd.

By acquiring FAST, Millers Oils will also take ownership of the established Exocet…

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Brighouse company takes Gold at prestigious regional business awards

Date 04/12/2017

Millers Oils has won regional recognition at this year’s prestigious EEF Future Manufacturing Awards.

Millers Oils won the Innovation Award, sponsored by HVM Catapult.  This award celebrates manufacturing innovation whether demonstrated through product development or operating practices that have driven greater productivity, efficiency or business growth.


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Meet Martin Prokop

Date 21/09/2017

Prokop is part of the OneBet Jipocar Team and racer in the WRC.


We managed to grab a few minutes with him between races and this is what he told us…


Who is you idol in motorsport?

I’m too old to have an idol. Before I started my…

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Meet the One Bet Jipocar World Rally Team

Date 13/09/2017

Millers Oils is a technical partner and lubricants supplier for OneBet Jipocar World Rally Team.


The 2017 team is made up of two drivers, Martin Prokop and Mads Østberg, and their co-drivers Jan Tománek and Ola Floene / Torstein Eriksen. They run the newest top spec Ford Fiesta WRC…

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Millers Oils are pleased to announce the official partnership with Classic Friendly

Date 20/07/2017

Millers Oils are pleased to announce the official partnership with Classic Friendly. Classic Friendly was introduced to offer the classic car owner, restoration specialist and service centre with endless benefits and assistance. This provides owners with a high level of satisfaction, knowing the work carried out on their classic is from a…

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Millers Oils to exhibit at Automechanika Birmingham 2017

Date 01/06/2017

Millers Oils will be exhibiting at Automechanika Birmingham this year for the first time. The show was at the NEC in Birmingham for the first time last year. However the Automechanika shows are held in 15 countries worldwide.

Millers Oils have been trading for 130 years and have a…

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Millers Oils to exhibit at Subcon 2017

Date 24/05/2017

Millers Oils is set to exhibit at the Subcon show at the NEC on the 6-8 June.

Since 1887 Millers Oils has been a leading independent blender of oils and fuel treatments in Brighouse, West Yorkshire. We pride ourselves on our award-winning innovation, whilst our independence allows maximum flexibility to…

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The Millers Oils Royal Windsor Jaguar Parade

Date 12/05/2017

Millers Oils featured at the first ever Royal Windsor Jaguar Festival this May. On Saturday the 6th of May the Jaguar Enthusiast Club hosted the much anticipated event. The club was invited by the Prince Philip Trust Fund to host the event in the grand surroundings of Windsor Castle. It was…

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Millers Oils celebrates its 130th year in business

Date 20/01/2017

2017 marks Millers Oils 130th year in business. The business has a long and rich history and has always kept its roots firmly in Brighouse, Yorkshire.

In 1887, the company’s founder, John Watson Miller, purchased the company stock, fixtures and fittings for £266.65. The company still has the original hand…

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Millers Oils Wins Best for Oil and Fuel Additive Blending in North England

Date 10/01/2017

Millers Oils were announced as the winners for Best for Oil and Fuel Additive Blending in the North of England by CV Magazine. This award is part of the UK Corporate Excellence Awards 2016, which take place at the end of each year.

The 2016 UK Corporate Excellence Awards focus…

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Millers Oils Fleet Investment

Date 17/11/2016

Millers Oils have invested in two new Renault trucks which aid in revitalising the fleet and will further assist the operations team. Both vehicles are 26-tonne Renault T 380 LONG HAUL – EURO 6’s.

An operations team’s comfort is key and is hugely catered for in these trucks. The T…

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Success at Le Mans Classic 2016 for Millers Oils sponsored Triumph TR3S.

Date 14/07/2016
  • Final classification: 19th Overall
  • Highest placed Triumph TR
  • Fastest time posted by Chris Ryan in Race 3 Sunday afternoon - 5min 39.7.secs.

Following a successful outing two years ago at Le Mans Classic, the 1959 Triumph TR3S, this year supported by Millers Oils and Burlen Fuel Systems returned to enjoy even…

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On board for the final race and fastest lap

Date 13/07/2016

The third and final race of Le Mans Classic 2016 saw the Millers Oils / TR Register entered Triumph TR3S driver, Chris Ryan battle his way up to 17th position overall before the driver change over and achieve the fastest lap of the weekend with a phenomenal 5mins 39.7 secs…

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The final stint. Race 3, Grid 3 Sunday morning.

Date 10/07/2016

After John Sykes had reported the car was feeling much better after his night stint, confidence ran high amongst the team as they formed up for the third and final race of Le Mans Classic 2016.

The sad news was however, that owing to the stifling heat the teams and…

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[VIDEO] Le Mans Classic 2016 daytime pitstop and driver change - Triumph TR3S

Date 10/07/2016

In Saturday afternoons Race 1, Chris Ryan hands over to Barry Sidery-Smith for the compulsory pitstop and driver change.

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[VIDEO] Le Mans Classic 2016 night time pitstop - Triumph TR3S

Date 10/07/2016

John Sykes comes in for his compulsory pitstop in Race 2 at 3.30 AM. The purpose of this stop is for a driver change but as John was doing a double stint we are required to hold the car within the pit window.

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[VIDEO] On-board the Triumph TR3S during the night at Le Mans Classic 2016

Date 10/07/2016

Ride on board with John Sykes as he takes on Race 2, starting at 3 am Sunday morning this was the night session for the weekends racing at Le Mans Classic 2016. The second lap saw an incident involving a Lotus catching fire causing the safety car to be called…

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[VIDEO] John Sykes talks about Race 2 during the night at Le Mans Classic 2016

Date 10/07/2016

Driver for the TR Register / Millers Oils Triumph TR3S, John Sykes talks about a scary incident for a Lotus during the night stint that lead to 2 laps under the safety car in Race 2 - see the footage below!

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Race 2 report - the night stint

Date 10/07/2016

It was John Sykes who took the wheel for the night stint in the Millers Oils and TR Register TR3S at Le Mans Classic 2016. It was in 2014 in the same car that John experienced night driving for the very first time and he'll happily admit to being thoroughly…

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[VIDEO] Chris Ryan post race interview

Date 10/07/2016

Chris Ryan delivered a storming drive in Race 1 climbing over 30 places from the back of the grid to set the Triumph TR3S in good stead.

The car is still not without troubles as Chris explains in the video below so the team will be working flat out through…

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[VIDEO] Interview with driver - Barry 'Sideways' Sidery-Smith

Date 10/07/2016

Barry was driving the Triumph TR3S entered by Millers Oils and TR Register at the Le Mans Classic 2016 as well as his own MGB which he saw compete at Le Mans in 1964. Hear his memories and how he felt his second stint in Race 1 went .

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[VIDEO] Ride on board the Triumph TR3S in Race 1 at Le Mans Classic 2014

Date 10/07/2016

Chris Ryan took to the track for his first stint under race conditions and managed to move the TR right up the field. Experience 10 minutes of frantic racing action from within the cockpit, watch the video below.

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Race 1 Report - climbing the field

Date 09/07/2016

Starting from the back of the grid following a failed daytime qualifying session, Chris Ryan had a lot of work to do to climb the Triumph TR3S up the field, an almost monumental task and lining up on the grid with them it was clear to see just how far…

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Last minute preparations for race start

Date 09/07/2016

Chris Ryan was able to feedback some valuable information after his night time qualifying session yesterday evening. As a result the crew were early to work to ensure the electrical connection problems experienced last night do not  re-occur and to address some braking issues that were also identified.

Some brake…

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A Triumphant competition

Date 09/07/2016

There is a good spread of Triumph TRs across the grid, some other TR3 and TR3As in Plateau 3 for 1957 - 1963 cars and also some TR2s in Plateau 2 for earlier cars. One welcome addition to the Plateau 3 paddock is the return of the French Peerless team…

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Friday night qualifying [video]

Date 09/07/2016

After issues in scrutineering that prevented Chris Ryan from heading out for his first ever drive in the Millers Oils Triumph TR3s during daylight hours, the team were back on the grid for the night - time qualifying session in order to put in their minimum of 3 laps…

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Friday Daytime Practice / Qualifying

Date 08/07/2016

Le Mans can be a cruel place, just ask any of the Toyota team from this year's modern 24 hour race who had to watch on as their car drifted to a halt just a lap from victory. But sometimes the frustration of racing at La Sarthe begins before a…

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Le Mans Classic 2016 Timetable - Follow the action here!

Date 08/07/2016

We will be following the action from the Millers Oils sponsored TR Register entry here at Le Mans Classic and bringing you the latest stories to the comfort of your living room, office, smartphone or tablet via this live blog.

See earlier posts for the story behind the Triumph TR3S…

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Le Mans Classic 2016 - the journey begins!

Date 05/07/2016

Hello and welcome to the Live Blog for Le Mans Classic 2016. Thanks to the TR Register teaming up with Millers Oils,  you can keep up to date with the action and follow the Triumph TR3S team throughout the whole event right here.

From lap times, current positions and exclusive…

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The story behind the Millers Oils Triumph TR3S - A tribute to a Le Mans Legend.

Date 05/07/2016

In 1955 Standard Triumph’s motorsport department, lead by Ken Richardson and Alick Dick entered a full factory team of TR2s to the world’s toughest endurance race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. These cars were raced as prototypes and so were able to use the new technology of disc brakes…

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Millers Oils New Classic Range

Date 01/07/2016

Millers Oils have been working hard on the re-launch of their classic range, bringing the past into the future.  Much inspiration has been taken from the Millers Oils historic packaging to give the new range a truly classic feel. Furthermore, they haven’t just used the vintage Millers Oils look, but…

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Products for clean and efficient diesels

Date 23/07/2015

Morrisons (a large UK supermarket) appear to be the first fuel retailer to drop diesel prices below petrol for many years, a welcome relief for the many drivers across the country, especially as holiday season approaches.

However, concerns about diesel systems remain, with DPFs on all new diesels, much tighter…

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New Energy Efficient oil for VW, Audi, Skoda and Seat

Date 10/03/2015

We are pleased to announce the addition of another product to our range of Energy Efficient Oils.

EE Longlife 5w30 is particularly recommended for use in VAG group vehicles that require an oil meeting the VW 504 00 / 507 00 requirements.

Using Nanodrive low friction technology we have developed…

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Caterham Cars to use Millers Oils

Date 19/02/2015

Millers Oils has signed a major deal by becoming the chosen lubricant supplier for Caterham Cars.

The partnership, which covers the manufacturer’s road-going and motorsport vehicles, sees the British oil developer provide a range of advanced lubricants including engine and transmission oils. “Having worked with Millers Oils during the 2014…

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Successful Millers Oils stand at Autosport 2015

Date 12/01/2015

A great show with some really good feedback from teams, drivers and motorsport fans.

The drivers and their cars on the stands dragged in the crowds over the weekend and the sponsors were great with both the trade and public and put on a great show.

We have already had…

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Baggsy to share garage with Lewis Hamilton at Monza Rally!

Date 20/11/2014

After his success winning the King of Europe Drift series Baggsy has been asked by Monster Energy to attend the upcoming Monza Rally to do drift demonstrations along all 9 stages.

Other drivers taking part will be

  • Lewis Hamilton Double F1 World Champion (who Steve will be sharing a…

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Martin Prokop finishes WRC Season in 9th place

Date 18/11/2014

Our home round of the WRC was again using Deeside as the base, with an excellent service park where fans could see the cars close up, as well as enjoy all sorts of other entertainments.

Martin Prokop finished 9th overall after a day spent battling with 2 works team drivers.…

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Hydraulic Oil Management service launched

Date 17/06/2014

A new two stage high-performance industrial oil management service is launched at the Plastics Design & Moulding show in Telford this week (18th-19th June). After successful field trials in both the UK and the US, the company is pleased to be able to provide this service exclusively in the UK,…

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DPF Cleaner and regenerator

Date 27/05/2014

We are pleased to announce the addition of an effective DPF cleaner to our range.

Diesel Particulater Filters are mandatory on all new diesel cars and are found on many models registered over the past 5 years. Many drivers don't even know their car has one, until a dreaded warning…

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Commercial Vehicle Oil Guide

Date 13/05/2014

Commercial Vehicles and Agricultural plant and equipment has been added to the popular on line Which Oil guide

Following the success of the Which Oil guide for passenger cars, we decided to extend the guide to include a large number of commercial vehicles and off road equipment.

The new guide…

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Commercial Vehicle Show

Date 28/04/2014

We will be presenting our range of engine oils, transmission oils and fuel additives at the Commercial Vehicle Show at Brimingham NEC from 29th April to 1st May.

Take a look at our fuel cost calculator that estimates how much fuel you could save by using the Eclipse fuel additive.

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Martin Prokop 5th in WRC Mexico

Date 10/03/2014

Finally, the 2014 WRC season can be considered as good as launched for Czech National Team following disappointments in Monte Carol and Sweden.

Martin Prokop and Jan Tománek had to travel to Mexico for good points and an excellent fifth place.

The last day of the rally offered besides a…

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Tuthill Porsche

Date 03/03/2014

Renowned British Porsche preparation firm, Tuthill Porsche, will be featured in a full-length documentary broadcast by Motors TV on Friday March 7 at 20:00.

The programme, to be aired in a week’s time, is all about the team’s efforts on last year’s East African Safari Classic Rally: an epic nine-day…

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Customer Satisfaction Survey

Date 02/12/2013

Millers Oils were keen to evaluate customer’s perceptions of our Company, regarding the services we offer. A Customer Survey was designed to gather the data/feedback.

Following completion of the survey, the respondent would be entered into a prize draw to win an i-PAD mini.

We are pleased to announce…

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New Automotive oils

Date 03/10/2013

We are pleased to announce the addition of 5 new products to our range – one engine oil and 4 transmission oils.

As a result of customer demand and the constant development of cars by manufacturers we have formulated 4 new automatic transmission fluids and a new lower viscosity engine…

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Which Oil Guide

Date 24/09/2013

The popular Which Oil guide was updated on 24th September and now covers an increased number of makes and models of cars and vans available in Europe. The useful registration lookup for UK drivers is retained.

The opportunity has been taken to amend the ranges of engine oil suggested, taking…

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Industrial Key Account Manager

Date 05/09/2013

Millers Oils has appointed Bob Howard as Key Account Manager for the Industrial sector. Howard’s experience spans 23 years in industrial lubricants and his knowledge of the industry means he is well placed to drive Millers’ growth in this market. His appointment builds on the company’s recent success, to increase…

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World Record for Drayson Racing

Date 27/06/2013

Lord Drayson has beaten a long standing world land speed record with a speed of 204.185 mph. (326.7 kph)

The old record stood since 1974 due to the immense technical challenge of running an electric vehicle consistently and reliably at such speeds when weighing less than 1000kg.

This historic event…

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Motorsport Industry Award

Date 16/01/2013

The annual MIA awards ceremony was held in Birmingham, UK on 10th January, coinciding with Autosport International.

500 executives from the world of motorsport gathered at the presentation to celebrate the achievements of the industry overall and the winners in particular.

Millers Oils were delighted to receive the Technology and…

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Bryan Herta

Date 20/11/2012

Oils containing nanotechnology will be used for the first time in the IndyCar series as Millers Oils begins work with Bryan Herta Autosport. The deal includes all BHA entries including the Barracuda Racing IndyCar team, F1600 and Indy Lights. The goal of the partnership is to increase performance and efficiency…

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Millers Oils

Date 18/09/2012

A triple celebration was held at the Brighouse factory.

Lord Drayson took time out of his busy schedule to officially open the Research and Development Centre. His record breaking and unique electric Lola took a prominent position in the works - which had been transformed into a mini theatre for…

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Date 17/09/2012

Millers Oils recently attended the huge Automechanika 2012 exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany which ran from 11th to 16th September. The new range of Energy Efficient oils was launched at the show and was also featured by the organisers in the Automechanika Green Directory. During the 6 days of the shows…

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Cortinas to Cortina

Date 20/08/2012

2012 is the 50th anniversary of the Ford Cortina, a car was named after the ski resort Cortina d’Ampezzo that nestles at the base of the Dolomites in Italy.

To celebrate, a collection of Cortinas make the trip from UK to Cortina, echoing trips on the 30th and 40th anniversaries.

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Queen's Award for Enterprise

Date 21/04/2012

We are pleased and honoured to announce that Millers Oils have been awarded a Queen's award for Enterprise - International Trade, in recognition of significant and consistent growth in exports of oil and fuel additives over the past three years.

This award comes in the Queen's Diamond Jubilee year and…

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Classic Fuel additives endorsed by FHBVC

Date 16/04/2012

The Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (The FBHVC) is pleased to announce the results of its fuel stability additive test programme. This research was designed to test the anti corrosive properties of proprietary additives claiming to provide a high level of protection against potential corrosion of fuel systems, including…

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CFS NT Nanodrive Oils

Date 14/02/2012

Following a succesful launch at Autosport International in January 2012, production of sales volumes of the innovative CFS NT Nanodrive engine oils started in earnest.

The new engine oils will not replace the successful triple ester CFS range of products that have been available for several years, and which have…

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What people want from an engine oil

Date 18/01/2012

A survey carried out at Autosport 2012 revealed some interesting facts about exactly what people want and expect from a motorsport engine oil.

65% of the people answering the survey were motorsport enthusiasts or race drivers, not unsurprising at a motorsport show!

56% of respondents said they valued low engine…

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Autosport International

Date 12/01/2012

Millers Oils exhibited at Autosport 2012, held at the NEC, Birmingham, UK.

The new Nanodrive range of triple ester engine oils was launched at the show, generating a lot of interest among drivers, engine builders and team managers.

These oils are designed to cut frictional losses in the engine, at…