Car and Truck Sales Rose in Southeast Asia
A variety of parked scooters and motorcycles near Chocolate Hills in Bohol, the Philippines. © aldarinho

Car and Truck Sales Rose in Southeast Asia

Lube Report Asia - February 10, 2023

In Southeast Asia in 2022, sales of four-wheel automobiles rose 23%, while sales of motorcycles and scooters in four key ...

Asean Lube Demand Projected to Grow

Asean Lube Demand Projected to Grow

Lube Report Asia - January 6, 2023

Lubricant demand in nine major Association of Southeast Asia Nations countries is projected to grow by a compound annual ...

Southeast Asia Vehicle Sales Down in 2020

Southeast Asia Vehicle Sales Down in 2020

Lube Report Asia - February 19, 2021

Southeast Asia sales of four-wheel automobiles dropped nearly 30% in 2020, and motorcycle and scooter sales fell by almo ...


Philippines Taxes Lubes, Raw Materials

Lube Report Asia - January 18, 2019

The Philippines Bureau of Customs implemented a second tranche of its Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Law, tax ...


Brands, Partnerships Key to ASEAN Expansions

Lube Report Asia - March 21, 2017

With Southeast Asian countries attempting to open their doors more to regional trade, many lubricant suppliers are keen ...


SE Asias Auto Sales Up, Moto Sales Down

Lube Report Asia - February 14, 2017

Led by double-digit growth in Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam, automobile sales in Southeast Asia increased 3 per ...


Industrial Market Wide Open in SE Asia

Lube Report Asia - August 23, 2016

Southeast Asia should see healthy demand growth for both industrial and automotive lubricants in coming years, according ...

Shell Opens Philippines Lubes Hub

Shell Opens Philippines Lubes Hub

Lube Report Asia - July 19, 2016

Shell recently inaugurated a bulk storage terminal for lubricants in Guiguinto, the Philippines - its first new lubrican ...


Petron Gaining Ground in Malaysia

Lube Report Asia - April 5, 2016

Filipino oil giant Petron said its lubes sales in Malaysia grew by double digits last year thanks to marketing at its se ...


Gulf Hitches Brand to Manchester United

Lube Report Asia - March 29, 2016

Most marketers would agree its not easy to expose a lubricants brand to 4.7 billion people, but Gulf Oil says it can pot ...


Auto Sales Down in Southeast Asia

Lube Report Asia - February 23, 2016

Despite a 4 percent drop in Southeast Asias sales of four-wheel vehicles in 2015 and a 12 percent slide in motorcycle an ...


Lubcon Opens Philippines Plant

Lube Report Asia - December 8, 2015

German lubricant marketer Lubricant Consult GmbH opened a blending plant in Binan, the Philippines, saying the facility ...


Pandacan Dismantling Under Way

Lube Report Asia - August 25, 2015

Manila officials toured the Pandacan depot recently to check the progress of three oil firms under a Philippines Supreme ...


Shell Not Yet Out of Pandacan

Lube Report Asia - August 4, 2015

Royal Dutch Shell said it has not yet left the Pandacan Oil Depot in Manila, despite the passing of a deadline set by lo ...


Philippines to Adopt Euro 4 Early

Lube Report Asia - March 31, 2015

The Philippines will move from Euro 2 to Euro 4 fuel standards in July instead of next year as previously planned.


Court Denies Appeals of Pandacan Order

Lube Report Asia - March 17, 2015

The Philippine Supreme Court last week dismissed oil company motions to reconsider or amend a November order for them to ...


New Questions Arise on Pandacans Fate

Lube Report Asia - March 10, 2015

In November, the Supreme Court of the Philippines took decisive action to end a 14-year dispute over the existence of Pa ...