Electric Vehicles

Around the EV World, Q3 2019

Around the EV World, Q3 2019

Electric Vehicles InSite - August 28, 2019

A selection of EV news stories from the past quarter.

Additive

Tribologists Urged to Accelerate Innovation

Lube Report Americas - May 29, 2019

Attendees at the annual meeting of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers heard a call to accelerate thei ...

Around the EV World

Around the EV World

Electric Vehicles InSite - May 28, 2019

A selection of EV news stories from the past quarter.

The Price of FAME

The Price of FAME

Electric Vehicles InSite - May 28, 2019

With the global focus on EV cars, two- and three-wheelers could be a bigger growth area in developing economies such as ...

Critiquing South Africa’s Taxes on EV Imports

Critiquing South Africa’s Taxes on EV Imports

Electric Vehicles InSite - May 28, 2019

South Africa is dragging its heels on the path to vehicle electrification. Expanding the fleet and infrastructure is ess ...

Predicting the Unpredictable

Predicting the Unpredictable

Electric Vehicles InSite - May 28, 2019

The jury is still out on how much EVs will depress lubricant sales. Additive companies will need to plan carefully to st ...

GM Solidifies its Position in the Electric Vehicle Arena

GM Solidifies its Position in the Electric Vehicle Arena

Electric Vehicles InSite - May 5, 2019

The Detroit car giant hopes the Chevrolet Bolt is no rerun of its failed EV1 experiment in the 1990s.

EV Lubes Make an Entrance

EV Lubes Make an Entrance

Electric Vehicles InSite - May 5, 2019

Sales of electric vehicles are still relatively small but are growing fast, and most automakers now offer some type of h ...

Additive

Headwinds Cloud Lubricant Outlook

Lube Report Americas - May 1, 2019

Large potential disruptions loom on the horizon for the global lubricants industry - from electric vehicles to shared mo ...

Charge of the Lithium Brigade

Charge of the Lithium Brigade

Electric Vehicles InSite - March 6, 2019

In a coordinated strategy to stimulate domestic electric battery production, the Chinese government has reduced import d ...

Norwegians Would

Norwegians Would

Electric Vehicles InSite - March 6, 2019

Norway is a leading proponent of EVs, including battery electric vehicles and hybrids, offering its drivers an enticing ...

China EV Sales Surge During Subsidy Twilight

China EV Sales Surge During Subsidy Twilight

Electric Vehicles InSite - March 5, 2019

Electric vehicle sales in China, already running far ahead of any other country, have accelerated in recent months, part ...

Playing it Cool

Playing it Cool

Electric Vehicles InSite - March 5, 2019

Cooling fluids for electric vehicle batteries are a potential avenue of exploration and investment for lube companies, b ...

Electrifying the People’s Car

Electrifying the People’s Car

Electric Vehicles InSite - March 5, 2019

This year will see the awakening of a sleeping giant when the world’s largest car maker, Volkswagen Group, begins mass ...

Around the EV World

Around the EV World

Electric Vehicles InSite - March 5, 2019

A selection of EV news stories from the past quarter.

Albemarle in Talks for Big Lithium JV

Albemarle in Talks for Big Lithium JV

Electric Vehicles InSite - November 30, 2018

Elbow room in Western Australia's lithium mining business is shrinking with the entrance of U.S. company Albemarle.

Quiet Running as Formula E Enters Fifth Season

Quiet Running as Formula E Enters Fifth Season

Electric Vehicles InSite - November 29, 2018

Does Formula E have what it takes to lure in an audience and keep it engaged with the new electric motorsport format? Af ...

More European Nations Consider ICE Bans

More European Nations Consider ICE Bans

Electric Vehicles InSite - November 29, 2018

Bans on internal combustion engine vehicles are gradually sweeping across Europe. Their practicalities are a point of di ...