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Electric Vehicle Sales Jumped in China

Lube Report Asia - February 16, 2024

Passenger car sales in China rose 11% in 2023, while sales of new energy models surged by 38%, according to the China As ...

Valvoline Eyes Growth in Industrial Oils

Valvoline Eyes Growth in Industrial Oils

Lube Report EMEA - November 17, 2020

Custom Content – Within the space of just three years, Valvoline Europe has significantly grown its industrial lubrica ...

Valvoline Geared Up for Grease Expansion

Valvoline Geared Up for Grease Expansion

Lube Report EMEA - October 6, 2020

Custom Content – Valvoline, one of the world’s leading lubricant and automotive suppliers, has made a frictionless m ...

Valvoline Posts Big Jump in Earnings

Valvoline Posts Big Jump in Earnings

Lube Report Americas - February 14, 2024

Valvoline Inc. reported a 114% jump in operating income and a 12% increase in net sales revenue for the quarter ended De ...

Aminol Production Dipped in 2023

Aminol Production Dipped in 2023

Lube Report EMEA - February 6, 2024

Aminol, one of the largest lubricant marketers in Azerbaijan, produced 46,000 metric tons of finished products in 2023, ...

Brazilian Car Parc Drives Base Oil Demand

Brazilian Car Parc Drives Base Oil Demand

Lubes'n'Greases - February 1, 2024

Brazil’s growing car parc as well as advances in vehicle technology have reshaped base oil demand in the country. Is t ...

The End of an Era

The End of an Era

Lubes'n'Greases - February 1, 2024

Lubes’n’Greases honors the notable contributions of automotive columnist Steve Swedberg after his passing.

Hindustan Mulls Spin-off of Lubes Business

Hindustan Mulls Spin-off of Lubes Business

Lube Report Asia - January 26, 2024

India’s state-owned oil marketing company Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. has hired a consultant to advise on a spin-of ...

Kano Acquires Food Grade Lubes Firm

Kano Acquires Food Grade Lubes Firm

Lube Report Americas - January 24, 2024

Kano Laboratories, which manufactures penetrating oils, announced on Monday the acquisition of Synco Chemical Corp. and ...

Brazil Base Oil Output Fell in 2023

Brazil Base Oil Output Fell in 2023

Lube Report Americas - January 24, 2024

Base oil production in Brazil was down again in December, closing out a year in which output dropped 11% compared to 202 ...

Russia Consumes Range of Engine Oil Vis Grades

Russia Consumes Range of Engine Oil Vis Grades

Lube Report EMEA - January 9, 2024

Russia – the largest country in the world, spanning two continents and 11 time zones – consumes a range of motor oil ...

Industrial Lube Sales Boost Copton

Industrial Lube Sales Boost Copton

Lube Report Asia - January 5, 2024

Chinese lubricants blender Copton Tech Co. reported higher net profit and sales revenue for the quarter ending Sept. 30 ...

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Vibra Rejects Offer, Will Consider Others

Lube Report Americas - January 3, 2024

Vibra Energia, one of Brazil’s largest lubricant suppliers, recently rejected a merger offer from Eneva, calling the p ...

Key Trends in the Lubricants Industry in 2024

Key Trends in the Lubricants Industry in 2024

Lubes'n'Greases - January 2, 2024

From sustainability endeavors to Industry 4.0, Flavio Kliger of Lubrizol discusses the major trends in both additives an ...

Automotive Lubricants Shift Toward Synthetics

Automotive Lubricants Shift Toward Synthetics

Lubes'n'Greases - January 2, 2024

Sean Nguyen of Pennzoil outlines some of the most prominent trends affecting automotive lubricants, including the uptake ...

Will Electric Vehicles Change the World?

Will Electric Vehicles Change the World?

Lubes'n'Greases - January 2, 2024

Increased electrification will inevitably affect PCMO demand. How can the industry roll with the punches?

The Moving Parts of the HDEO Market

The Moving Parts of the HDEO Market

Lubes'n'Greases - January 2, 2024

What are the most prominent trends affecting the heavy-duty engine oil segment?