Transmission Fluids

China’s Carbon Ambitions May Boost mPAOs
Seaside wind power generation and coastal salt and farming farms. © 一飞 黄

China’s Carbon Ambitions May Boost mPAOs

Lube Report Asia - September 9, 2022

China aims to reach carbon neutrality by 2060, which will likely offer opportunities for metallocene polyalphaolefin as ...

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 ...

Infineum: More Demanding Hybrid and EV Designs Justify Bespoke E-fluids

Infineum: More Demanding Hybrid and EV Designs Justify Bespoke E-fluids

Electric Vehicles InSite - December 3, 2021

The global fleet of hybrids could grow faster than battery electric vehicles as industry experts forecast that powertrai ...

Michigan Halts Sale of Orion Products

Michigan Halts Sale of Orion Products

Lube Report Americas - September 15, 2021

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development issued a stop-use and stop-removal order on REV 360 brand p ...

Automotive

Automotive

Lubes'n'Greases - February 1, 2021

Transmission Fluids  Back in the Twilight Zone (also known as 2020), I commented on a note that I had received f ...

Automotive

Automotive

Lubes'n'Greases - December 1, 2020

The Readers Have Spoken  My wife and I were watching beach volleyball in Laguna Beach, California, on January 1. ...

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Allison Announces New ATF Spec

Lube Report Americas - September 30, 2020

Allison Transmission announced yesterday its newest automatic transmission fluid specification for on-highway equipment. ...

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Rules Require Diligence from Quick Lubes

Lube Report Americas - July 29, 2020

Enforcement of engine oil and transmission product labeling and receipt requirements that impact quick lubes and their d ...

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Canada Permits Use of Toxic Chemical

Lube Report Americas - February 12, 2020

The Canadian government decreed this month that it will permit 9-octadecenoic acid (Z)- compound with (Z)-N-9-octadeceny ...

Petronas Enters the EV Fluid Race

Petronas Enters the EV Fluid Race

Electric Vehicles InSite - 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

Electric Vehicles InSite - August 28, 2019

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

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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 ...

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Transmission Fluid Mission: Save Fuel, Protect Hardware, Ease Complexity

Lubes'n'Greases - July 28, 2015

These lubricants are expected to save fuel, protect hardware and make everyone's life simpler -- but components and spec ...