Electric Vehicles

Lopal Bets Big on Battery Materials
Lopal is moving to become a significant supplier of raw materials used to make lithium batteries for electric vehicles. © Steve Morfi

Lopal Bets Big on Battery Materials

Lube Report Asia - November 19, 2021

Over the past two decades, Lopal Technology Co. grew rapidly to become a major player in China’s lubricant market. Now ...

EVs Also Threaten Industrial Lubes

EVs Also Threaten Industrial Lubes

Lube Report Americas - November 17, 2021

Although the transition to electric vehicles will gradually cut the automotive industry’s need for industrial lubrican ...

Biden Restates EV Commitment

Biden Restates EV Commitment

Electric Vehicles InSite - October 27, 2021

U.S. President Joe Biden has become a vocal advocate for electric vehicles this year, taking various opportunities to ta ...

Hydrogen Prius Offers Lifeline to Blenders

Hydrogen Prius Offers Lifeline to Blenders

Electric Vehicles InSite - October 13, 2021

Toyota revealed that by 2025, its iconic Prius would be powered by a hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engine, accordi ...

Total: EVs Require New Lubes, Fluids

Total: EVs Require New Lubes, Fluids

Lube Report EMEA - October 12, 2021

Multipurpose fluids play a key role for electric vehicle motors as evolving technologies raise cooling and lubrication p ...

China EV Sales Continue Upward Trend

China EV Sales Continue Upward Trend

Lube Report Asia - October 8, 2021

Sales of new energy vehicles – mostly electric vehicles and hybrids – in China reached a record 321,000 in August, t ...

Russian Electric Vehicle Market to Double

Russian Electric Vehicle Market to Double

Electric Vehicles InSite - September 23, 2021

Russia’s electric vehicle market could double by year end. Sales were driven by tax relief and could accelerate more w ...

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 ...

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 ...

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-transmiss ...

A Sustainable View from Europe

A Sustainable View from Europe

Sustainability InSite - July 27, 2021

Sebastian Dörr of Lubtrading talks about the effects of the Green Deal and simplifying standards and certification acro ...

Commercial EVs a Bright Spot for Lube Companies

Commercial EVs a Bright Spot for Lube Companies

Electric Vehicles InSite - July 26, 2021

The introduction of multispeed gearboxes in medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicles will continue to offer opportunitie ...

ACEA: Banning a Single Technology is Not a Rational Way Forward

ACEA: Banning a Single Technology is Not a Rational Way Forward

Electric Vehicles InSite - July 23, 2021

Europe’s automakers balked at the European Union’s recently announced climate and energy policies for net-zero e ...