Electric Vehicles

Progress by Failure

Progress by Failure

Lubes'n'Greases - August 2, 2021

Electric motor failure in hybrid buses caused by copper corrosion leads to the development of more effective e-transmiss ...

A Sustainable View from Europe

A Sustainable View from Europe

Sustainability InSite - July 27, 2021

Sebastian Dörr of Lubtrading talks about the effects of the Green Deal and simplifying standards and certification acro ...

Commercial EVs a Bright Spot for Lube Companies

Commercial EVs a Bright Spot for Lube Companies

Electric Vehicles InSite - July 26, 2021

The introduction of multispeed gearboxes in medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicles will continue to offer opportunitie ...

ACEA: Banning a Single Technology is Not a Rational Way Forward

ACEA: Banning a Single Technology is Not a Rational Way Forward

Electric Vehicles InSite - July 23, 2021

Europe’s automakers balked at the European Union’s recently announced climate and energy policies for net-zero e ...

Hydrogen Power is No Flash in the Pan

Hydrogen Power is No Flash in the Pan

Electric Vehicles InSite - July 9, 2021

Battery-powered cars are now synonymous in the public consciousness with zero-emissions transport. There is another way ...

EV Fluid Development Challenges

EV Fluid Development Challenges

Electric Vehicles InSite - July 1, 2021

Alexandra Przyborowski and Raj Shah outline some of the challenges faced by developers of lubrication products that are ...

Bullishness for China’s Industrial Segment

Bullishness for China’s Industrial Segment

Lube Report Asia - June 25, 2021

Despite the rapid growth of electric vehicles in China, new opportunities are available for lube suppliers, speakers sai ...

As Numbers Grow, EVs Face Some Weighty Issues

As Numbers Grow, EVs Face Some Weighty Issues

Electric Vehicles InSite - June 18, 2021

While they don’t emit carbon like gas-powered cars, EVs have their own set of issues that are likely to affect other r ...

Circulor Pushes for Greater Raw Materials Traceability

Circulor Pushes for Greater Raw Materials Traceability

Electric Vehicles InSite - June 11, 2021

Lubricant blenders, automakers and mining companies are increasingly outsourcing their supply chain management needs to ...

E-fluid Market Set to Soar, says SK

E-fluid Market Set to Soar, says SK

Electric Vehicles InSite - June 4, 2021

The global electric vehicle lubricant market is expected to grow from 10 million liters in 2020 to 60 million liters in ...

IEA Ups EV Growth Forecast

IEA Ups EV Growth Forecast

Electric Vehicles InSite - May 16, 2021

The global passenger fleet could reach 145 million units by the end of the decade, predicts the International Energy Age ...

SWRI Launches Consortium on E-Fluids

SWRI Launches Consortium on E-Fluids

Electric Vehicles InSite - May 4, 2021

Southwest Research Institute is launching this month an industry consortium, Advanced Fluids for Electrified Vehicles, i ...

Castrol Expands Its Partnerships in the EV World

Castrol Expands Its Partnerships in the EV World

Electric Vehicles InSite - April 22, 2021

A new collaboration has begun between an established lubricant maker and a startup that provides automotive-grade electr ...

Conductive Deposits Pose Threats to EVs

Conductive Deposits Pose Threats to EVs

Lube Report Americas - April 21, 2021

Electrically conductive layer deposits are emerging as a new corrosion concern in electric motors in hybrid and electric ...

E-Fluids, A Brave New World for Lube Makers

E-Fluids, A Brave New World for Lube Makers

Electric Vehicles InSite - April 14, 2021

The growing fleet of electric vehicles is creating new challenges for the lubricant and automotive industries. Market pl ...

More Carmakers Go Full Electric

More Carmakers Go Full Electric

Electric Vehicles InSite - March 16, 2021

Two legacy car companies, Jaguar and Volvo, announced recently that they will sell only battery electric cars, joining B ...

Shell Plans to Grow Charge Points and Shrink Refining Capacity

Shell Plans to Grow Charge Points and Shrink Refining Capacity

Electric Vehicles InSite - March 12, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell, one of the world’s largest lubricant producers, will install half a million charging points across ...

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German Group: Don’t Eliminate ICEs Yet

Lube Report EMEA - February 23, 2021

The Mechanical Engineering Industry Association in Germany last week urged the European Commission to change course on t ...