Automotive Lubricants

Gasoline and Engine Oil: The Whole Story
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Gasoline and Engine Oil: The Whole Story

Lubes'n'Greases - August 1, 2022

Steve Swedberg clears up some misconceptions about gasoline and discusses how changes to final formulations can affect l ...

Valvoline Eyes Growth in Industrial Oils

Valvoline Eyes Growth in Industrial Oils

Lube Report EMEA - November 17, 2020

Custom Content – Within the space of just three years, Valvoline Europe has significantly grown its industrial lubrica ...

Valvoline Geared Up for Grease Expansion

Valvoline Geared Up for Grease Expansion

Lube Report EMEA - October 6, 2020

Custom Content – Valvoline, one of the world’s leading lubricant and automotive suppliers, has made a frictionless m ...

Apar Profit Doubled in Quarter

Apar Profit Doubled in Quarter

Lube Report Asia - July 29, 2022

Indian transformer oil supplier Apar Industries reported increases of more than 100% in net profit and a 24% jump in rev ...

France Demand Rose in May

France Demand Rose in May

Lube Report EMEA - July 26, 2022

France’s lubricant consumption rose 9% to 45,368 tons in May, compared to the same month last year, according to data ...

Maximus Expands in East Africa

Maximus Expands in East Africa

Lube Report EMEA - July 19, 2022

Indian lubricants blender Maximus International Ltd. plans to triple its production capacity in East Africa, the company ...

Cepsa Ups Stake in Brazil’s Deten

Cepsa Ups Stake in Brazil’s Deten

Lube Report Americas - July 13, 2022

Cepsa Quimica closed on its acquisition of 27.88% of Deten Quimica from Brazil’s Petrobras, after obtaining authorizat ...

ACEA Debuts New Heavy-duty Engine Oil Sequences

ACEA Debuts New Heavy-duty Engine Oil Sequences

Lubes'n'Greases - July 6, 2022

ACEA’s new heavy-duty engine oil sequences have finally been released a year later than their light-duty counterparts. ...

When Change Is Not a Choice

When Change Is Not a Choice

Lubes'n'Greases - July 6, 2022

Of the countless headaches the lubricants industry has faced in the past few years, Tom Glenn says that allocation may b ...

U.S. Lube Oil Exports, Imports Rose in 2021

U.S. Lube Oil Exports, Imports Rose in 2021

Lube Report Americas - June 29, 2022

The United States exported 33% more and imported more than 110% more automotive, diesel and marine engine lubricating oi ...

France Lube Demand Slips

France Lube Demand Slips

Lube Report EMEA - June 28, 2022

Lubricant consumption in France decreased 8% to 44,086 metric tons in April, compared to the same month last year, accor ...

Grease Output Up in Japan, Southeast Asia

Grease Output Up in Japan, Southeast Asia

Lube Report Asia - June 24, 2022

Global grease production increased 8% in 2021, according to the latest survey by the National Lubricating Grease Institu ...

North America’s Grease Production Rebounds

North America’s Grease Production Rebounds

Lube Report Americas - June 22, 2022

Lubricating grease production in North America rose 9% in 2021, according to the National Lubricating Grease Institute ...

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 ...

Maximus Posts Bullish Earnings

Maximus Posts Bullish Earnings

Lube Report Asia - June 17, 2022

Indian lubricants blender Maximus International Ltd. said it had weathered supply chain disruption, competitiveness in p ...

U.S. Oil Change Sales Jump

U.S. Oil Change Sales Jump

Lube Report Americas - June 15, 2022

Sales at oil change and lubrication shops in the United States climbed 10% to $6.3 billion in 2021, compared to $5.7 bil ...

The Shape of Things to Come

The Shape of Things to Come

Lubes'n'Greases - June 6, 2022

Steve Swedberg discusses the ways in which GF-7 may differ from its predecessor.