Electric Vehicle Lubricants

Making EVs Provides Lube Opportunities
A view of the chassis of an electric car, with powertrain, batteries pack and power connections closeup. © Sergii Chernov

Making EVs Provides Lube Opportunities

Lube Report Americas - November 23, 2022

Although the shift to manufacturing of electric vehicles will bring a decline in industrial lubricants consumption, it w ...

The EV Charging Race Is Hot!

The EV Charging Race Is Hot!

Lubes'n'Greases - October 3, 2022

Thermal management fluids for EVs are the new golden prize for some base stock suppliers. Trevor Gauntlett considers som ...

Gulf Oil Lubricants India Gets Ready for EV Mobility

Gulf Oil Lubricants India Gets Ready for EV Mobility

Electric Vehicles InSite - September 15, 2022

Gulf Oil Lubricants India, the country’s largest privately owned automotive lube producer, announced it is investing i ...

Castrol Invests in EV Batteries, Fluid Research

Castrol Invests in EV Batteries, Fluid Research

Lube Report EMEA - August 30, 2022

BP earlier this month announced plans to invest up to £50 million to build an electric vehicle battery testing center a ...

Transmission Fluids Change to Meet EV Needs

Transmission Fluids Change to Meet EV Needs

Lube Report Asia - August 19, 2022

Chinese consumers’ rapid adoption of electric vehicles offers opportunities for suppliers of transmission fluids to me ...

Netherlands and Germany Home to Half of EU’s EV Charge Points

Netherlands and Germany Home to Half of EU’s EV Charge Points

Electric Vehicles InSite - August 5, 2022

Half the electric vehicle charge points in the European Union are in two countries that occupy only 10% of the bloc's ar ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Ford Spins Off Electric Vehicle Business

Ford Spins Off Electric Vehicle Business

Electric Vehicles InSite - March 11, 2022

U.S. flagship carmaker Ford will spin off development and production of electric vehicles from its legacy business to ma ...

More EV Adoption Means Less Lube Demand

More EV Adoption Means Less Lube Demand

Electric Vehicles InSite - February 25, 2022

The winds of change in the North American car market blow harder as recent state and corporate modernization steps signa ...

Valvoline Pilots EV Servicing Options

Valvoline Pilots EV Servicing Options

Electric Vehicles InSite - February 11, 2022

Valvoline, a U.S. lubrication manufacturer and car care company, launched a suite of new services aimed at electric vehi ...

UK EV Bonanza Casts Shadow on PCMO Future

UK EV Bonanza Casts Shadow on PCMO Future

Electric Vehicles InSite - January 14, 2022

Surging electric vehicle sales in the United Kingdom in 2021 has made future demand for automotive lubricant uncertain, ...