Miscellaneous

India Palm Oil Imports Expected to Rise

India Palm Oil Imports Expected to Rise

Lube Report Asia - November 12, 2021

Boosted by cuts in import duties, India’s palm oil exports are projected to rise 6% to 8.5 million tons for fiscal yea ...

Tax Change to Aid Malaysian Palm Producers

Tax Change to Aid Malaysian Palm Producers

Lube Report Asia - November 5, 2021

The government of Malaysia – the world’s second-largest palm oil producer – is raising the threshold of its windfa ...

Need to Know

Need to Know

Lubes'n'Greases - November 1, 2021

Unparalleled While lubricant prices have experienced ups and some downs over the years, the events of 2021 have made ...

Vanol Opens Plant in Dubai

Vanol Opens Plant in Dubai

Lube Report EMEA - October 19, 2021

Vanol FZE is preparing to unveil a lubricant blending plant in Dubai with capacity of 75,000 metric tons per year, a lau ...

Moresco Reports Higher Sales Revenue

Moresco Reports Higher Sales Revenue

Lube Report Asia - October 15, 2021

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

BASF-Petronas Boosts 2-EHA Output

BASF-Petronas Boosts 2-EHA Output

Lube Report Asia - October 15, 2021

A Malaysian joint venture between BASF and Petronas will double its capacity to make 2-ethylhexanoic acid due to growing ...

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 ...

Chevron Grows East African Partnership

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 continu ...

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 ...

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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 ...