Automotive Lubricants

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Last Word

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - May 1, 2014

Races turn driving into a game - a very popular and lucrative game when it comes to premier circuits such as Federation ...

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Synthetic Specialists

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - April 28, 2014

Demand is growing for synthetic greases. Wilfried Bartz says these products have impressive strengths - and some weaknes ...

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Last Word

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - April 28, 2014

It is becoming increasingly apparent that electric and plug-in hybrid cars are catching on and are destined to become a ...

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Long on Promise

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - April 25, 2014

When the Soviet Union broke apart, Ukraines grease industry lost its biggest market and Russia lost its main supplier. N ...

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Automotive

Lubes'n'Greases - April 23, 2014

Steve Swedberg heads to New Orleans to learn whats on the minds of fast-lube operators.

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JASO Revises Motorcycle Oil Specs

Lube Report Asia - March 11, 2014

The Japanese Automotive Standards Organization is working on a two-year schedule to update specifications for both two- ...

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Automotive

Lubes'n'Greases - March 5, 2014

Steve Swedberg gives us a free-wheeling tour through the engine oils needed for two-wheelers.

Mixed Bag for Fast Lubes

Mixed Bag for Fast Lubes

Lube Report - October 16, 2013

Although United States quick lubes average ticket totals crossed the $71 mark and the average number of oil changes and ...

Gazprom Neft Grows Foothold in South Caucasus

Gazprom Neft Grows Foothold in South Caucasus

Lube Report - September 11, 2013

Russian lube maker Gazpromneft-Lubricants sold 900 tons of finished lubes in Georgia in 2016, or 20 percent more than th ...

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Fuchs Grease Plants Progress

Lube Report - August 21, 2013

Fuchs new factory in Chicago will produce 29 different specialty greases, and its new plant near Johannesburg, South Afr ...

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Gulf to Produce Lubes, Greases in UAE

Lube Report - March 27, 2013

Gulf Oil will begin producing greases and lubricants at its Ras Al-Khaimah plant in the United Arab Emirates tomorrow. T ...

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Record Year for Grease Output

Lube Report - June 20, 2012

The worlds lubricating grease manufacturers created nearly 2.4 billion pounds of the stuff during 2011, a record-high vo ...

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Lawsuit Hits at Jiffy Lube Intervals

Lube Report - May 23, 2012

Jiffy Lube International has become the target of a class action lawsuit filed in California Superior Court for the Coun ...

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Fast Lubes Ring Up $8.7B in Sales

Lube Report - March 21, 2012

The number of U.S. fast lubes stands at 16,005, down 711 stores from a year ago, according to National Oil & Lube News 2 ...

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VIOC Targets Virginia for Growth

Lube Report - February 22, 2012

Valvoline Instant Oil Change on Monday announced plans to expand its quick lube franchise into the Richmond, Va., market ...

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Downturn in Grease Echoed Economy’s

Lube Report - January 12, 2011

After shrinking almost 10 percent in 2009, how did global lubricating grease production fare in 2010? That's what the Na ...

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Grease Production Slips in 08

Lube Report - July 8, 2009

Total reported grease production worldwide reached 2.25 billion pounds (1 billion kilograms) in 2008, and was 2.3 billio ...

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Global Grease Production Drops

Lube Report - July 18, 2007

Global grease production fell nearly 6 percent from 2000 to 2001, totaling just over 1.5 billion pounds last year, accor ...