Electric Vehicles

U.S. Hits EV Tipping Point
A new installation of Tesla charging stations in Los Angeles, California. © The Image Party

U.S. Hits EV Tipping Point

Lube Report Americas - July 20, 2022

Uptake of electric vehicles in the United States has passed the 5% tipping point, setting the world’s second-largest a ...

Stellantis, Mercedes-Benz Invest Billions in EVs

Stellantis, Mercedes-Benz Invest Billions in EVs

Electric Vehicles InSite - July 14, 2022

Stellantis and Mercedes-Benz, two of the world’s largest automotive companies, recently announced billions in investme ...

Demand for EV Fluids to Rise

Demand for EV Fluids to Rise

Lube Report Americas - July 13, 2022

Demand for electric vehicle fluids is likely to see double-digit growth through 2040, as the United States passes China ...

Battery Swapping Could Unlock E-trucks

Battery Swapping Could Unlock E-trucks

Lube Report Asia - July 8, 2022

Battery swapping could make heavy-duty battery vehicles a viable alternative to diesel, but there are obstacles before t ...

Germany Says No to 2035 New ICE Ban

Germany Says No to 2035 New ICE Ban

Electric Vehicles InSite - June 23, 2022

Europe’s largest car making nation Germany will not back the European Union’s ban on all new internal combustion eng ...

EVs are Nudging Down Crude Demand

EVs are Nudging Down Crude Demand

Lube Report EMEA - June 21, 2022

Electric vehicles are having a measurable effect on global crude demand, according to new research by Bloomberg NEF. Thi ...

Fuchs Buys Stake in Battery Electrolyte Startup

Fuchs Buys Stake in Battery Electrolyte Startup

Electric Vehicles InSite - June 20, 2022

German independent lubricant maker Fuchs Petrolub bought a 28% stake in E-Lyte Innovations GmbH, a start-up that develop ...

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Lopal Ramps Up Battery Materials Strategy

Lube Report Asia - June 10, 2022

Chinese lubricant marketer Lopal Technology Co. said recently that it is accelerating its previously stated strategy of ...

Hyundai to Open First EV and Battery Plants in the U.S.

Hyundai to Open First EV and Battery Plants in the U.S.

Electric Vehicles InSite - June 3, 2022

Hyundai Motor will spend $5.54 billion on its first dedicated electric vehicle and battery manufacturing plants in the U ...

Fuchs Buys Stake in Electrolytes Start-up

Fuchs Buys Stake in Electrolytes Start-up

Lube Report EMEA - May 31, 2022

German independent lubricants maker Fuchs Group entered the battery market by acquiring 28% of the shares in E-Lyte Inno ...

Castrol E-transmission Fluid Available for Aftermarket

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 ...

Biden Gives EV Battery Industry $3.1 Billion Kickstart

Biden Gives EV Battery Industry $3.1 Billion Kickstart

Electric Vehicles InSite - May 17, 2022

The Biden administration recently gave a $3.1 billion kickstart to domestic electric vehicle battery manufacturing. The ...

GM and Honda to Develop Affordable Electric Vehicles

GM and Honda to Develop Affordable Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles InSite - April 14, 2022

GM and Honda will develop affordable electric vehicles that will cost around $30,000, placing them well below Tesla’s ...

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Report: EV Uptake Will Depend on Policies

Lube Report Americas - April 6, 2022

The global share of electric vehicles in new vehicle sales could increase to 25%-30% in 2030 and as high as 90% in 2050 ...

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.