Miscellaneous

Chevron Grows East African Partnership
A view of the main street in Mombasa, Kenya. © PrzemoleC

Chevron Grows East African Partnership

Lube Report EMEA - September 21, 2021

African Fuels & Lubricants Manufacturing Ltd. of the Tristar Group will blend, distribute and market Chevron Brands ...

EU and China Lead EV Sales as U.S. Lags

EU and China Lead EV Sales as U.S. Lags

Electric Vehicles InSite - September 13, 2021

The EU and China lead global EV sales, while the U.S. lags behind with the rest of the world, according to tech analysts ...

Spotlight on Biobased Lubricants

Spotlight on Biobased Lubricants

Lubes'n'Greases - September 1, 2021

Entering an important phase for greener, more sustainable lubricants Gone are the days when biobased lubricants were ...

Motorcycle Oil Matters

Motorcycle Oil Matters

Lubes'n'Greases - September 1, 2021

Maximizing Motorcycle Reliability Through High-quality Lubrication Formulations As countries around the world contin ...

Schaeffler to Offer ‘More Efficient and Sustainable Electric Powertrain’

Schaeffler to Offer ‘More Efficient and Sustainable Electric Powertrain’

Electric Vehicles InSite - August 31, 2021

Schaeffler, the German automotive and industrial component maker, is preparing to unveil its 800-volt power electronics ...

Gulf to Explore E-mobility

Gulf to Explore E-mobility

Lube Report Asia - August 27, 2021

Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd. signaled in a recent press release that it may move into the e-mobility space. With India ...

Infineum Acquires Emulsifiers Business

Infineum Acquires Emulsifiers Business

Lube Report EMEA - August 24, 2021

Infineum has signed a contract to acquire ISCA UK’s emulsifiers business unit in a deal securing the Iscamul emulsifie ...

Additive

Utility Buying Emery’s Asian Unit

Lube Report Asia - August 20, 2021

The joint venture owners of esters supplier Emery Oleochemicals have agreed to sell the Asia-Pacific portion of that bus ...

Biden Sets Ambitious EV Goals for U.S.

Biden Sets Ambitious EV Goals for U.S.

Lube Report Americas - August 11, 2021

The outlook in the United States for electric vehicles – and the implications for automotive lubricant suppliers – h ...

Firm Claims EVs Have Higher Early Costs

Firm Claims EVs Have Higher Early Costs

Electric Vehicles InSite - August 5, 2021

Drivers of new electric vehicles can face far higher service costs and insurance premiums than drivers of equivalent int ...

Progress by Failure

Progress by Failure

Lubes'n'Greases - August 2, 2021

Electric motor failure in hybrid buses caused by copper corrosion leads to the development of more effective e-transmis ...

Engine Oil Price Hikes Authorized in Iran

Engine Oil Price Hikes Authorized in Iran

Lube Report EMEA - July 27, 2021

Iranian regulators recently authorized a 41% hike in prices for gasoline and diesel automotive engine oils. The country ...

India Cuts Palm Oil Import Duty

India Cuts Palm Oil Import Duty

Lube Report Asia - July 23, 2021

India implemented a temporary cut in the duty charged on palm oil imports, part of an effort to offset a sharp run-up in ...

Moresco Reports Higher Earnings

Moresco Reports Higher Earnings

Lube Report Asia - July 16, 2021

Japanese specialty lubricant manufacturer Moresco Corp. reported higher sales of specialty lubricants and lower sales of ...

Hydrogen Power is No Flash in the Pan

Hydrogen Power is No Flash in the Pan

Electric Vehicles InSite - July 9, 2021

Battery-powered cars are now synonymous in the public consciousness with zero-emissions transport. There is another way ...

EV Fluid Development Challenges

EV Fluid Development Challenges

Electric Vehicles InSite - July 1, 2021

Alexandra Przyborowski and Raj Shah outline some of the challenges faced by developers of lubrication products that are ...

Ampol Starts Blending Mobil Lubes

Ampol Starts Blending Mobil Lubes

Lube Report Asia - June 25, 2021

Ampol said this week that it had formally commenced production and supply of Mobil lubricants at its lubricant manufactu ...