Electric Vehicles

Making EVs Provides Lube Opportunities
A view of the chassis of an electric car, with powertrain, batteries pack and power connections closeup. © Sergii Chernov

Making EVs Provides Lube Opportunities

Lube Report Americas - November 23, 2022

Although the shift to manufacturing of electric vehicles will bring a decline in industrial lubricants consumption, it w ...

Musk’s Tesla Stock Dump Rattles Market

Musk’s Tesla Stock Dump Rattles Market

Electric Vehicles InSite - November 10, 2022

Elon Musk sold $3.95 billion of Tesla stock, rattling investors already spooked by his purchase of Twitter for $44 billi ...

Mercedes to Bids Farewell to ICE Platform

Mercedes to Bids Farewell to ICE Platform

Electric Vehicles InSite - November 8, 2022

Mercedes announced it will make the 2025 E Class its last model based on an internal combustion engine platform. All new ...

Phillips 66 Installs First EV Charger

Phillips 66 Installs First EV Charger

Lube Report Americas - November 2, 2022

Phillips 66 debuted an ultra-fast electric vehicle charger at its flagship gasoline station in Houston. EV charging comp ...

Stellantis to Open More Battery Plants in North America

Stellantis to Open More Battery Plants in North America

Electric Vehicles InSite - October 24, 2022

Stellantis will open more EV battery plants in North America, spurred on by a favorable policy landscape and demand.

Europe Lacks Sufficient EV Charging Network

Europe Lacks Sufficient EV Charging Network

Electric Vehicles InSite - October 13, 2022

Not only are there insufficient electric charging points along the road networks in most European Union countries, but t ...

Engine Oil Development to Continue

Engine Oil Development to Continue

Lube Report Americas - October 12, 2022

Although the writing is on the wall for internal combustion engines, lubricant formulators still have work to do meeting ...

Developing Ultrafast Battery Charging

Developing Ultrafast Battery Charging

Lube Report EMEA - October 4, 2022

Castrol and electric vehicle propulsion specialist Sprint Power will jointly develop ultra-fast battery packs cooled by ...

The EV Charging Race Is Hot!

The EV Charging Race Is Hot!

Lubes'n'Greases - October 3, 2022

Thermal management fluids for EVs are the new golden prize for some base stock suppliers. Trevor Gauntlett considers som ...

American EV Sales Keep Rising

American EV Sales Keep Rising

Lube Report Americas - September 28, 2022

Registrations of new electric vehicles in the United States reached 442,788 in the second quarter, up 13% from the same ...

Norway Distributors Feeling the EV Pinch

Norway Distributors Feeling the EV Pinch

Lube Report EMEA - September 13, 2022

Registrations of new passenger cars in Norway are now almost all electric, giving automotive workshop lubricant supplier ...

California to Phase Out New ICE Vehicle Sales

California to Phase Out New ICE Vehicle Sales

Lube Report Americas - September 7, 2022

The California Air Resources Board last month approved a rule that establishes a roadmap to end the sale of new internal ...

Castrol Invests in EV Batteries, Fluid Research

Castrol Invests in EV Batteries, Fluid Research

Lube Report EMEA - August 30, 2022

BP earlier this month announced plans to invest up to £50 million to build an electric vehicle battery testing center a ...

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Kline: Global Demand Recovered in 2021

Lube Report EMEA - August 30, 2022

Global lubricant demand jumped 8.3% last year, recovering most of what the market lost during the first year of the COVI ...

California Bans New ICE Vehicle Sales by 2035

California Bans New ICE Vehicle Sales by 2035

Electric Vehicles InSite - August 26, 2022

Legislators in California have agreed to a ban on sales of internal combustion engines by 2035, a move that State Govern ...

Transmission Fluids Change to Meet EV Needs

Transmission Fluids Change to Meet EV Needs

Lube Report Asia - August 19, 2022

Chinese consumers’ rapid adoption of electric vehicles offers opportunities for suppliers of transmission fluids to me ...

Extra Juice for the North American EVs

Extra Juice for the North American EVs

Electric Vehicles InSite - August 11, 2022

Juice Americas Inc announced it will start selling its revamped two-in-one electric vehicle charger, J+ Booster 2, the U ...