Electric Vehicles

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 ...

Additive

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 ...

GM Aims for Carbon Neutrality by 2040

GM Aims for Carbon Neutrality by 2040

Electric Vehicles InSite - February 12, 2021

General Motors, the world’s fifth-largest carmaker, said it would stop producing internal combustion engine vehicles b ...

Emirates Playing Catch-up in EV Race

Emirates Playing Catch-up in EV Race

Electric Vehicles InSite - January 15, 2021

Electric vehicle sales have been rising in the affluent countries of the West, where per capita income and environmental ...

EU’s Electric Goal Gets Mixed Reception

EU’s Electric Goal Gets Mixed Reception

Electric Vehicles InSite - January 15, 2021

Europe's carmaker trade association and environmental groups both have criticisms of the EU's proposed transport carbon ...

Tesla in Good Shape for 2021

Tesla in Good Shape for 2021

Electric Vehicles InSite - January 14, 2021

Last year was typically busy for the world’s leading and highest-profile battery electric vehicle maker. Hardly a week ...

Record Plug-in Registrations in 2020

Record Plug-in Registrations in 2020

Electric Vehicles InSite - December 21, 2020

Despite the havoc wreaked on the auto industry by the pandemic, demand for electric vehicles around the world grew at an ...

Tipping to EV Adoption

Tipping to EV Adoption

Electric Vehicles InSite - December 18, 2020

A recent survey carried out by Castrol reveals some interesting insights about the pace of vehicle electrification. Lube ...

EV Prices Drop as OEMs Try Making them Profitable

EV Prices Drop as OEMs Try Making them Profitable

Electric Vehicles InSite - December 18, 2020

While there are plenty of electric vehicles to suit every budget and taste in China, the average price of an EV is still ...

When Will EVs Freeze Out ICEs?

When Will EVs Freeze Out ICEs?

Lubes'n'Greases - December 1, 2020

Electrification of the global vehicle parc is coming, but will it swoop in like a blizzard or creep in at a glacial pace ...

Surge Projector

Surge Projector

Electric Vehicles InSite - November 16, 2020

Research and development of batteries carries on apace around the world, despite lockdowns and low, yet recovering, vehi ...

No Hitch for Your Folks’ Wagons

No Hitch for Your Folks’ Wagons

Electric Vehicles InSite - November 16, 2020

German auto giant Volkswagen is holding course on investing multi-billions into its electrification future.

Natural Gas Can Play a Role in Reducing Emissions

Natural Gas Can Play a Role in Reducing Emissions

Electric Vehicles InSite - November 16, 2020

The conversation surrounding carbon-neutral transport centers on electric vehicles, especially in Europe and North Ameri ...

New E-fluids Launched by Shell and Fuchs

New E-fluids Launched by Shell and Fuchs

Electric Vehicles InSite - October 21, 2020

New e-fluids on the market from Shell and Fuchs.

Tailoring Lubes for Electric Mobility

Tailoring Lubes for Electric Mobility

Electric Vehicles InSite - October 1, 2020

There are a number of potential avenues of development and challenges for electric vehicle lubricant formulators, but wh ...