Miscellaneous

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

EV Prices Drop as OEMs Try Making them Profitable

EV Prices Drop as OEMs Try Making them Profitable

Electric Vehicles InSite - December 18, 2020

While there are plenty of electric vehicles to suit every budget and taste in China, the average price of an EV is still ...

Mandated Marine Lubes Differ Widely

Mandated Marine Lubes Differ Widely

Lube Report EMEA - December 8, 2020

Government requirements for environmentally acceptable lubricants are relatively simple, but performance properties of p ...

Synthetics Gain as China Car Parc Evolves

Synthetics Gain as China Car Parc Evolves

Lube Report Asia - December 4, 2020

China’s vehicle population, forecast to surpass the United States’ by the end of this year, has been transitioning t ...

When Will EVs Freeze Out ICEs?

When Will EVs Freeze Out ICEs?

Lubes'n'Greases - December 1, 2020

Electrification of the global vehicle parc is coming, but will it swoop in like a blizzard or creep in at a glacial pac ...

Natural Gas Can Play a Role in Reducing Emissions

Natural Gas Can Play a Role in Reducing Emissions

Electric Vehicles InSite - November 16, 2020

The conversation surrounding carbon-neutral transport centers on electric vehicles, especially in Europe and North Ameri ...

Surge Projector

Surge Projector

Electric Vehicles InSite - November 16, 2020

Research and development of batteries carries on apace around the world, despite lockdowns and low, yet recovering, vehi ...