Automotive Lubricants

Castrol E-transmission Fluid Available for Aftermarket
As EVs age, repairs will require fill-for-life fluid replacement. © Marijan Murat/dpa/Alamy Live News

Castrol E-transmission Fluid Available for Aftermarket

Electric Vehicles InSite - May 17, 2022

Castrol released its dedicated EV transmission fluid for aftermarket in Europe for the first time since its On range was ...

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 ...

China Drafts Heavy-duty Gas Engine Oil Spec

China Drafts Heavy-duty Gas Engine Oil Spec

Lube Report Asia - May 13, 2022

A draft standard for lubricants for heavy-duty engines running on natural gas has cleared the project review stage and b ...

Playing Defense

Playing Defense

Lubes'n'Greases - May 2, 2022

The United States lubricants industry has been operating in unprecedented conditions during the past year. Tom Glenn dis ...

Poland Demand Jumped 10% in 2021

Poland Demand Jumped 10% in 2021

Lube Report EMEA - April 26, 2022

After a pandemic-induced recession in 2020, lubricant demand in Poland rebounded last year as passenger cars returned to ...

Is Hydrogen the Transport Wildcard of the Future?

Is Hydrogen the Transport Wildcard of the Future?

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2022

Spotlight on Electric Vehicles Amidst the hubbub surrounding battery electric vehicles, there is a small yet growing ...

A Global Affair: E-fluid Producers Around the World

A Global Affair: E-fluid Producers Around the World

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2022

Spotlight on Electric Vehicles A growing cadre of lubricant manufacturers—small and large—are developing and prod ...

Spotlight on Electric Vehicles

Spotlight on Electric Vehicles

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2022

BASF and Lanxess share how they are contributing to an all-electric future.

Polymer Additives Ease Bright Stock Woes for Lubricating Greases

Polymer Additives Ease Bright Stock Woes for Lubricating Greases

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2022

Bright stock supply is tight. Fortunately, OCP and PIB can be used to replace the scarce base stock in grease applicatio ...

The PC-12 Picture Becomes Clearer

The PC-12 Picture Becomes Clearer

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2022

Development of PC-12 is now well underway. Steve Swedberg outlines how the new category will likely differ from its pred ...

MJL Profits Drop Steeply

MJL Profits Drop Steeply

Lube Report Asia - April 1, 2022

Lubricant blender and supplier MJL Bangladesh reported a steep drop in profits and a slight increase in sales revenue f ...

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EPA Penalizes Blender Over Pollution Reports

Lube Report Americas - March 23, 2022

Lubricant producer Champion Brands LLC was slapped with a $130,243 fee by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ...

France Lube Sales Up in 2021

France Lube Sales Up in 2021

Lube Report EMEA - March 15, 2022

Lubricant sales in France were up slightly for 2021 and in December, compared to the same periods in 2020, according to ...

Ardova Loss Gets Bigger

Ardova Loss Gets Bigger

Lube Report EMEA - March 1, 2022

Nigerian blender and distributor Ardova PLC reported an enlarged operating loss and higher sales revenue for its lubrica ...

Spain’s Lube Demand Up in 2021

Spain’s Lube Demand Up in 2021

Lube Report EMEA - March 1, 2022

Spain’s lubricant demand increased 11% in 2021, compared to the same month in 2020, though it fell 3% shy of the count ...

Choices Aplenty: Selecting a Lubricant for Heavy-duty Diesel Marine Engines

Choices Aplenty: Selecting a Lubricant for Heavy-duty Diesel Marine Engines

Lubes'n'Greases - March 1, 2022

As engine technology and emissions requirements in the marine sector continually shift, lubricants must keep pace. What ...