Miscellaneous

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 ...

Engine Oil Price Hikes Authorized in Iran

Engine Oil Price Hikes Authorized in Iran

Lube Report EMEA - July 27, 2021

Iranian regulators recently authorized a 41% hike in prices for gasoline and diesel automotive engine oils. The country ...

India Cuts Palm Oil Import Duty

India Cuts Palm Oil Import Duty

Lube Report Asia - July 23, 2021

India implemented a temporary cut in the duty charged on palm oil imports, part of an effort to offset a sharp run-up in ...

Moresco Reports Higher Earnings

Moresco Reports Higher Earnings

Lube Report Asia - July 16, 2021

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

Hydrogen Power is No Flash in the Pan

Hydrogen Power is No Flash in the Pan

Electric Vehicles InSite - July 9, 2021

Battery-powered cars are now synonymous in the public consciousness with zero-emissions transport. There is another way ...

EV Fluid Development Challenges

EV Fluid Development Challenges

Electric Vehicles InSite - July 1, 2021

Alexandra Przyborowski and Raj Shah outline some of the challenges faced by developers of lubrication products that are ...

Ampol Starts Blending Mobil Lubes

Ampol Starts Blending Mobil Lubes

Lube Report Asia - June 25, 2021

Ampol said this week that it had formally commenced production and supply of Mobil lubricants at its lubricant manufactu ...

Bullishness for China’s Industrial Segment

Bullishness for China’s Industrial Segment

Lube Report Asia - June 25, 2021

Despite the rapid growth of electric vehicles in China, new opportunities are available for lube suppliers, speakers sai ...

As Numbers Grow, EVs Face Some Weighty Issues

As Numbers Grow, EVs Face Some Weighty Issues

Electric Vehicles InSite - June 18, 2021

While they don’t emit carbon like gas-powered cars, EVs have their own set of issues that are likely to affect other r ...

Circulor Pushes for Greater Raw Materials Traceability

Circulor Pushes for Greater Raw Materials Traceability

Electric Vehicles InSite - June 11, 2021

Lubricant blenders, automakers and mining companies are increasingly outsourcing their supply chain management needs to ...

The Beauty of Being Biobased

The Beauty of Being Biobased

Sustainability InSite - June 10, 2021

Lubes'n'Greases talked to Mark Miller, the CEO of Biosynthetic Technologies, about the sustainability of his company’s ...

Thailand to Boost Bio-lubes, Palm Oil

Thailand to Boost Bio-lubes, Palm Oil

Lube Report Asia - May 21, 2021

Thailand’s central government is working to develop its palm oil industry, and the strategy includes promoting demand ...

Additive

IEA Ups EV Growth Forecast

Electric Vehicles InSite - May 16, 2021

The global passenger fleet could reach 145 million units by the end of the decade, predicts the International Energy Age ...

SWRI Launches Consortium on E-Fluids

SWRI Launches Consortium on E-Fluids

Electric Vehicles InSite - May 4, 2021

Southwest Research Institute is launching this month an industry consortium, Advanced Fluids for Electrified Vehicles, i ...

Sustainability Strikes Again

Sustainability Strikes Again

Lubes'n'Greases - May 3, 2021

Additive technology goes green. Green additives are escaping their hamster wheel of low volumes, high costs, incremen ...

Conductive Deposits Pose Threats to EVs

Conductive Deposits Pose Threats to EVs

Lube Report Americas - April 21, 2021

Electrically conductive layer deposits are emerging as a new corrosion concern in electric motors in hybrid and electric ...

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 B ...