Inside the Brands: Episode 46 – Changes in Engine Oil Dipstick and Funnel Colors

Due to changes in industry standards, vehicle manufacturers have recently altered the color of engine oil dipsticks and funnels. Learn why in this quick episode of Inside the Brands.

The growing popularity of electric vehicles has caused some changes to industry standards. One of these being new colors for engine oil dipsticks and funnels. The color orange, which has long been used to easily identify the dipstick is now the color of choice for high voltage wire designation in electric vehicles. Therefore yellow is now being used by Volkswagen for dipsticks and funnels.

Published on February 2, 2017 Category