Emissions Regulations

Euro 7 Draft Lowers NOx Caps
A view of smog in Paris, France. © Nightman1965

Euro 7 Draft Lowers NOx Caps

Lube Report EMEA - November 15, 2022

The European Commission last week released a much-awaited draft of Euro 7, its next automobile emissions standard, focus ...

UEIL Launches Online Carbon Calculator

UEIL Launches Online Carbon Calculator

Lube Report EMEA - October 25, 2022

The Union of the European Lubricants Industry launched a new online tool to help companies calculate their carbon footpr ...

EU Green Deal Weighs on Chemicals

EU Green Deal Weighs on Chemicals

Lubes'n'Greases - October 3, 2022

The breakneck speed at which new regulations are being implemented in Europe may create drastic disruptions that the lub ...

New Fuels and Engines Tax Marine Lubes

New Fuels and Engines Tax Marine Lubes

Lube Report EMEA - September 27, 2022

The emerging era of new ship engine designs and the mosaic of interim and future fuels that are part of shipping’s tra ...

China’s Carbon Ambitions May Boost mPAOs

China’s Carbon Ambitions May Boost mPAOs

Lube Report Asia - September 9, 2022

China aims to reach carbon neutrality by 2060, which will likely offer opportunities for metallocene polyalphaolefin as ...

California to Phase Out New ICE Vehicle Sales

California to Phase Out New ICE Vehicle Sales

Lube Report Americas - September 7, 2022

The California Air Resources Board last month approved a rule that establishes a roadmap to end the sale of new internal ...

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Australia Bill Puts Emissions Targets into Law

Lube Report Asia - August 5, 2022

Australia’s new government administration introduced a bill last week that would for the first time enshrine into law ...

Pump Up the Policy

Pump Up the Policy

Lubes'n'Greases - August 1, 2022

Lawmakers, regulators and standards agencies around the world are driving the transition to a low-carbon economy through ...

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Report: EV Uptake Will Depend on Policies

Lube Report Americas - April 6, 2022

The global share of electric vehicles in new vehicle sales could increase to 25%-30% in 2030 and as high as 90% in 2050 ...

U.S. to Tighten Heavy-duty Emissions

U.S. to Tighten Heavy-duty Emissions

Lube Report Americas - March 9, 2022

The United States Environmental Protection Agency unveiled on Monday proposals to implement more stringent nitrous oxide ...

Bridging to Category II Cylinder Oils

Bridging to Category II Cylinder Oils

Lube Report EMEA - February 15, 2022

Maritime emissions regulations introduced in 2020 caused ship operators to transition to cylinder oils with lower base n ...

Biden Ratchets Fuel Economy Regs

Biden Ratchets Fuel Economy Regs

Lube Report Americas - December 22, 2021

President Joseph Biden’s administration announced a series of fuel economy standards this week, a move viewed as furth ...

Facing the Challenges

Facing the Challenges

Lubes'n'Greases - October 4, 2021

A perfect storm has been gathering in the lubricants industry for some time: There has been increasing pressure from gov ...

Monitoring Urged for New Cylinder Oils

Monitoring Urged for New Cylinder Oils

Lube Report Asia - July 23, 2021

Lubrication and protection of ship engines became much more complex after implementation of IMO 2020 fuel regulations, m ...

New ACEA Sequences Make Their Debut

New ACEA Sequences Make Their Debut

Lubes'n'Greases - July 3, 2021

The long-awaited 2021 ACEA light-duty engine oil specifications are finally in the hands of lubricant blenders, marketer ...

More Evolution Foretold for Marine Lubes

More Evolution Foretold for Marine Lubes

Lube Report EMEA - June 15, 2021

As the marine shipping industry transitions to engines using new fuel types that generate less carbon dioxide, cylinder ...

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China Truck Standard Now Due July 1

Lube Report Asia - April 30, 2021

The Chinese government announced on April 25 that the parts of its China VI emission standard applying to heavy diesel v ...