Electric Vehicle Lubricants

UK EV Bonanza Casts Shadow on PCMO Future
Tesla’s Model 3 was the second-best selling car in the United Kingdom in 2021. ©Hadrian

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, ...

The Bounty of Bench Tests

The Bounty of Bench Tests

Lubes'n'Greases - January 1, 2022

The changing landscape for lubricants and greases means that bench tests must also evolve. How are bench tests supportin ...

PAOs Offer Electric Performance

PAOs Offer Electric Performance

Lubes'n'Greases - January 1, 2022

The base stocks used to formulate lubricants for electric vehicles are vital to performance. What are the best options?

What Factors Are Swaying EV Adoption in the U.S.?

What Factors Are Swaying EV Adoption in the U.S.?

Lubes'n'Greases - January 1, 2022

The transition to electric vehicles is imminent, but the speed of adoption remains debatable. Explore the factors that m ...

CPC Pitches PAOs for E-fluids

CPC Pitches PAOs for E-fluids

Electric Vehicles InSite - December 22, 2021

As electric vehicle sales in Europe, North America and Asia accelerate, passenger car motor oil demand could decline rap ...

EVs Also Threaten Industrial Lubes

EVs Also Threaten Industrial Lubes

Lube Report Americas - November 17, 2021

Although the transition to electric vehicles will gradually cut the automotive industry’s need for industrial lubrican ...

EVs Forecast to Cut Engine Oil Demand

EVs Forecast to Cut Engine Oil Demand

Lube Report EMEA - November 9, 2021

With numbers still ramping up rapidly from such a small base, forecasting global electric vehicle sales far into the fut ...

Total: EVs Require New Lubes, Fluids

Total: EVs Require New Lubes, Fluids

Lube Report EMEA - October 12, 2021

Multipurpose fluids play a key role for electric vehicle motors as evolving technologies raise cooling and lubrication p ...

Facing the Challenges

Facing the Challenges

Lubes'n'Greases - October 4, 2021

A perfect storm has been gathering in the lubricants industry for some time: There has been increasing pressure from gov ...

Gulf to Explore E-mobility

Gulf to Explore E-mobility

Lube Report Asia - August 27, 2021

Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd. signaled in a recent press release that it may move into the e-mobility space. With India ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Grease Holds Promise for Evolving Industry

Grease Holds Promise for Evolving Industry

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2021

As electric vehicles threaten to drain away the lifeblood of the lubricants industry—engine oil accounts for about 40% ...