Miscellaneous

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, ...

CPC Pitches PAOs for E-fluids

CPC Pitches PAOs for E-fluids

Electric Vehicles InSite - December 22, 2021

As electric vehicle sales in Europe, North America and Asia accelerate, passenger car motor oil demand could decline rap ...

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ExxonMobil Helps Scale Bio Base Stocks

Lube Report Americas - December 22, 2021

ExxonMobil entered a joint development agreement with biobased base stock manufacturer BioAccelergy to commercially scal ...

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Factory Will Make Castor Derivatives

Lube Report Asia - December 10, 2021

France-based Arkema announced on Monday a 50% increase in global capacity for its Oleris castor oil derivatives, which a ...

Valvoline to Provide EV Services

Valvoline to Provide EV Services

Lube Report Americas - December 8, 2021

Valvoline will provide vehicle maintenance at its service centers for e-mobility manufacturer Arrival and its electric v ...

Infineum: More Demanding Hybrid and EV Designs Justify Bespoke E-fluids

Infineum: More Demanding Hybrid and EV Designs Justify Bespoke E-fluids

Electric Vehicles InSite - December 3, 2021

The global fleet of hybrids could grow faster than battery electric vehicles as industry experts forecast that powertrai ...

Lopal Bets Big on Battery Materials

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 ...