Miscellaneous

Stimulating Mexico’s Domestic EV Industry

Stimulating Mexico’s Domestic EV Industry

Electric Vehicles InSite - December 3, 2019

Mexico leads the region in electrified vehicle sales and is upping the ante with a domestically produced vehicle.

Buy My Lithium Down, Sport

Buy My Lithium Down, Sport

Electric Vehicles InSite - December 3, 2019

Western Australia’s lithium miners are feeling the pinch from reduced demand, while in South America, supplies of the ...

Mixed Blessings for Tesla

Mixed Blessings for Tesla

Electric Vehicles InSite - December 3, 2019

The world-famous Tesla is an impressive piece of engineering and design. But its rise to the top of the market has been ...

The Netherlands Leads the Charge

The Netherlands Leads the Charge

Electric Vehicles InSite - December 3, 2019

The Dutch have taken to electric vehicles like ducks to water. The sector was propelled by generous tax breaks and a hig ...

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Synthetics Could Combat Improper Oil Disposal

Lube Report EMEA - December 3, 2019

Wider use of synthetic engine oils and a shift to electric vehicles could reduce the threat of environmental contaminati ...

Group Studies Electrification of Work Trucks

Group Studies Electrification of Work Trucks

Lube Report Americas - November 20, 2019

An American Trucking Association study group has undertaken efforts to understand the effects of electrification on spec ...

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Petronas Closes Argentina Plant

Lube Report Americas - October 30, 2019

Malaysias Petronas Lubricants International recently closed its lubricant blending plant near Buenos Aires, Argentina, a ...

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Oleic Acid Boosts Biobased Oils

Lubes'n'Greases - October 22, 2019

From chainsaw blades to the elevator in the Statue of Liberty, soybean oil is on its way up as a viable alternative to m ...

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Oleic Acid Production Planned in Italy

Lube Report EMEA - October 8, 2019

NextChem announced yesterday it was contracted by Sogis Chemical Co. to build a plant that will make oleic acid from res ...

Asian EV Momentum Builds

Asian EV Momentum Builds

Electric Vehicles InSite - August 28, 2019

Will light-duty EVs take off in Asia outside of the main markets of China, Japan and South Korea?Governments in Asi ...

Petronas Enters the EV Fluid Race

Petronas Enters the EV Fluid Race

Electric Vehicles InSite - August 28, 2019

Petronas Lubricants International’s Chief Technology Officer Eric Holthusen talks to Lubes’n’Greases about the lau ...

A New Wave of ATFs

A New Wave of ATFs

Electric Vehicles InSite - August 28, 2019

Fluid makers can no longer use existing automatic transmission fluid formulations in hybrids. But new products are being ...

Nickel Market Bullish as EV Production Rises

Nickel Market Bullish as EV Production Rises

Electric Vehicles InSite - August 28, 2019

The steel and battery industries are contributing to surging prices of this strategic commodity.

Toyota to Charge into EV Segment

Toyota to Charge into EV Segment

Electric Vehicles InSite - August 28, 2019

The Japanese car giant has big plans for EV and battery production.

China’s Year of the Electric Vehicle

China’s Year of the Electric Vehicle

Electric Vehicles InSite - August 28, 2019

Chinese domestically produced BEVs are still selling well amidst falling conventional engine sales and cheaper alternati ...

Around the EV World, Q3 2019

Around the EV World, Q3 2019

Electric Vehicles InSite - August 28, 2019

A selection of EV news stories from the past quarter.

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Need To Know

Lubes'n'Greases - August 19, 2019

Tom Glenn examines the narrowing gap between price and cost for finished lubes.

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Croda Acquires Rewitec

Lube Report EMEA - July 23, 2019

Croda International Plc announced last week the acquisition of Rewitec GmbH, stating it aims to help the German additive ...