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Fuchs Buys Stake in Battery Electrolyte Startup
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Fuchs Buys Stake in Battery Electrolyte Startup

Electric Vehicles InSite - June 20, 2022

German independent lubricant maker Fuchs Petrolub bought a 28% stake in E-Lyte Innovations GmbH, a start-up that develop ...

Cosmo Product Gains Biomass Mark

Cosmo Product Gains Biomass Mark

Lube Report Asia - June 10, 2022

Cosmo Energy Holdings Co. announced recently that its Carboneut-brand 10W-30 diesel engine oil became the first engine o ...

Bio-based and Sustainable: When They’re Synonyms and When They’re Not

Bio-based and Sustainable: When They’re Synonyms and When They’re Not

Lubes'n'Greases - May 2, 2022

Bio-based and sustainable lubricants are not always one and the same. What are the nuanced differences between them?

Synthetic Base Stocks Blow in the Winds of Change

Synthetic Base Stocks Blow in the Winds of Change

Lubes'n'Greases - May 2, 2022

What makes metallocene polyalphaolefins particularly well suited for use in wind turbine lubricants?

GM and Honda to Develop Affordable Electric Vehicles

GM and Honda to Develop Affordable Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles InSite - April 14, 2022

GM and Honda will develop affordable electric vehicles that will cost around $30,000, placing them well below Tesla’s ...

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Report: EV Uptake Will Depend on Policies

Lube Report Americas - April 6, 2022

The global share of electric vehicles in new vehicle sales could increase to 25%-30% in 2030 and as high as 90% in 2050 ...

Is Hydrogen the Transport Wildcard of the Future?

Is Hydrogen the Transport Wildcard of the Future?

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2022

Spotlight on Electric Vehicles Amidst the hubbub surrounding battery electric vehicles, there is a small yet growing ...

A Global Affair: E-fluid Producers Around the World

A Global Affair: E-fluid Producers Around the World

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2022

Spotlight on Electric Vehicles A growing cadre of lubricant manufacturers—small and large—are developing and prod ...

Spotlight on Electric Vehicles

Spotlight on Electric Vehicles

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2022

BASF and Lanxess share how they are contributing to an all-electric future.

EU Needs 14,000 New EV Chargers Per Week

EU Needs 14,000 New EV Chargers Per Week

Electric Vehicles InSite - March 30, 2022

Charging infrastructure installation is failing to keep pace with electric vehicle growth and could scupper the European ...

Corporate Emissions Pledges Wide of the Mark

Corporate Emissions Pledges Wide of the Mark

Sustainability InSite - March 17, 2022

Twenty-five of the world's largest companies are on average falling short of their net-zero pledges and providing little ...

Ford Spins Off Electric Vehicle Business

Ford Spins Off Electric Vehicle Business

Electric Vehicles InSite - March 11, 2022

U.S. flagship carmaker Ford will spin off development and production of electric vehicles from its legacy business to ma ...

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Thailand Wants Biolubes Industry

Lube Report Asia - March 11, 2022

Thai officials working to foster agriculture-based industry have highlighted lubricants as one of two types of products ...

More EV Adoption Means Less Lube Demand

More EV Adoption Means Less Lube Demand

Electric Vehicles InSite - February 25, 2022

The winds of change in the North American car market blow harder as recent state and corporate modernization steps signa ...

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Replacing Mineral Base Oils

Lube Report EMEA - February 22, 2022

The sustainability movement demands that industry begin looking for replacements to mineral base oils, a Swedish academi ...

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Fuchs Forecasts Raw Material Shake-up

Lube Report EMEA - February 1, 2022

The lubricants industry – especially in Europe – will face largescale changes in coming years in the types of raw ma ...

UK EV Bonanza Casts Shadow on PCMO Future

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, ...