Automotive Lubricants

Asian EV Momentum Builds

Asian EV Momentum Builds

PEV - August 28, 2019

Will light-duty EVs take off in Asia outside of the main markets of China, Japan and South Korea? Governments in Asi ...

Petronas Enters the EV Fluid Race

Petronas Enters the EV Fluid Race

PEV - August 28, 2019

Petronas Lubricants International’s Chief Technology Officer Eric Holthusen talks to Lubes’n’Greases about the lau ...

A New Wave of ATFs

A New Wave of ATFs

PEV - August 28, 2019

Fluid makers can no longer use existing automatic transmission fluid formulations in hybrids. But new products are being ...

Nickel Market Bullish as EV Production Rises

Nickel Market Bullish as EV Production Rises

PEV - August 28, 2019

The steel and battery industries are contributing to surging prices of this strategic commodity.

Toyota to Charge into EV Segment

Toyota to Charge into EV Segment

PEV - August 28, 2019

The Japanese car giant has big plans for EV and battery production.

China’s Year of the Electric Vehicle

China’s Year of the Electric Vehicle

PEV - August 28, 2019

Chinese domestically produced BEVs are still selling well amidst falling conventional engine sales and cheaper alternati ...

Around the EV World, Q3 2019

Around the EV World, Q3 2019

PEV - August 28, 2019

A selection of EV news stories from the past quarter.

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Automotive

Lubes'n'Greases - August 19, 2019

Steve Swedberg laments the continued lack of standard specifications for transmission fluid.

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Deal Reached in Tractor Fluid Suit

Lube Report Americas - August 14, 2019

A preliminary settlement has been reached in a second class action lawsuit in Missouri accusing a lubricant company and ...

NLGI Pursues Future Grease Specs

NLGI Pursues Future Grease Specs

Lube Report Americas - August 14, 2019

The National Lubricating Grease Institute yesterday announced a collaboration with the Center for Quality Assurance to d ...

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Automotive

Lubes'n'Greases - July 22, 2019

Steve Swedberg explains the origins of ILSAC and API symbols and what they really mean.

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Optimizing Specification Development

Lube Report Americas - July 10, 2019

A proposed new engine oil specification development process would disconnect engine test development from the specificat ...

Oil Change Sales on the Rise

Oil Change Sales on the Rise

Lube Report Americas - June 26, 2019

Sales by oil change and lubrication shops in the United States reached $6.3 billion in 2018, up 4 percent from 2017, acc ...

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EVs Pose Opportunities for Grease

Lube Report EMEA - June 25, 2019

Battery-powered vehicles have fewer grease applications than internal combustion engine vehicles, but EV components and ...

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Publishers Letter

Lubes'n'Greases - June 24, 2019

The amount of grease the world is making each year may be stagnant, but production is, in fact, changing, Chuck Coe told ...

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Automotive

Lubes'n'Greases - June 24, 2019

Steve Swedberg asks whether universal engine oil can include natural gas powered vehicles, too.

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The Best Bang for Your Bike

Lubes'n'Greases - June 24, 2019

Advances in four-stroke engines and emission regulations mean that passenger car oils arent a good deal for todays motor ...

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Tribologists Urged to Accelerate Innovation

Lube Report Americas - May 29, 2019

Attendees at the annual meeting of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers heard a call to accelerate thei ...