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SWRI Launches Consortium on E-Fluids
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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, ...

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 ...

Automotive

Automotive

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2021

Electrifying  Well, 2021 is well underway, and it looks a lot like 2020, part 2. There are lots of projections, ...

Base Oil Report: Trends

Base Oil Report: Trends

Lubes'n'Greases - March 4, 2021

Is the ICE Decline an Upturn for Silicones? Unfamiliar to many in the industry, silicone base stocks have limited ap ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 pac ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Commercial EVs Still Delivering

Commercial EVs Still Delivering

Electric Vehicles InSite - October 1, 2020

News from around the world of commercial and public transport EVs.