Miscellaneous

Circulor Pushes for Greater Raw Materials Traceability

Circulor Pushes for Greater Raw Materials Traceability

Electric Vehicles InSite - June 11, 2021

Lubricant blenders, automakers and mining companies are increasingly outsourcing their supply chain management needs to ...

Thailand to Boost Bio-lubes, Palm Oil

Thailand to Boost Bio-lubes, Palm Oil

Lube Report Asia - May 21, 2021

Thailand’s central government is working to develop its palm oil industry, and the strategy includes promoting demand ...

IEA Ups EV Growth Forecast

IEA Ups EV Growth Forecast

Electric Vehicles InSite - May 16, 2021

The global passenger fleet could reach 145 million units by the end of the decade, predicts the International Energy Age ...

SWRI Launches Consortium on E-Fluids

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, ...

Sustainability Strikes Again

Sustainability Strikes Again

Lubes'n'Greases - May 3, 2021

Additive technology goes green. Green additives are escaping their hamster wheel of low volumes, high costs, increme ...

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 ...

More Carmakers Go Full Electric

More Carmakers Go Full Electric

Electric Vehicles InSite - March 16, 2021

Two legacy car companies, Jaguar and Volvo, announced recently that they will sell only battery electric cars, joining ...

A Whistle Stop Tour of Locomotive Lubes

A Whistle Stop Tour of Locomotive Lubes

Lubes'n'Greases - March 4, 2021

Since the first steam trains of early 19th century England, locomotives have been an invaluable boon to trade and civil ...

Additive

German Group: Don’t Eliminate ICEs Yet

Lube Report EMEA - February 23, 2021

The Mechanical Engineering Industry Association in Germany last week urged the European Commission to change course on t ...

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 ...

EV Industry Unfettered by Pandemic

EV Industry Unfettered by Pandemic

Electric Vehicles InSite - January 15, 2021

Launches, installations and innovations carried on regardless through the second pandemic upsurge in Europe, the United ...

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 ...

Tesla in Good Shape for 2021

Tesla in Good Shape for 2021

Electric Vehicles InSite - January 14, 2021

Last year was typically busy for the world’s leading and highest-profile battery electric vehicle maker. Hardly a week ...

U.S. Blocks Sime Darby Palm Oil

U.S. Blocks Sime Darby Palm Oil

Lube Report Asia - January 8, 2021

The United States Customs and Border Protection agency last week announced a ban on palm oil l produced in Malaysia by S ...

Additive

SK Promises Green Strategy

Lube Report Asia - January 8, 2021

The parent company of SK Lubricants is looking for partners for base oil and chemical joint ventures, according to a New ...

Finished Lube Prices Climbing

Finished Lube Prices Climbing

Lube Report Americas - January 6, 2021

Several major and independent lubricant marketers informed customers of finished lube price increases in the United Stat ...

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 ...