Volume 7 Issue 3

Quality of Indian Lubes Rising for BS VI

India's automotive engine oil market will be taking a step up in coming months as suppliers prepare for the nation's implementation of the Bharat Stage VI vehicular emissions standard.

Infineum to Expand China Additive Plant

Infineum has signed a letter of intent to add a second phase to its lubricant additive plant in Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu province, China, expanding a facility that first began production in 2016.

Malaysian Auto Sales Expected to Edge Up

Malaysias vehicle sales are projected to grow 1 percent to almost 609,000 units this year, according to a forecast by Frost & Sullivan. The countrys economy is expected to continue recording positive growth this year, driving consumer confidence, the company said.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

Briefly Noted

Lubricant manufacturer Jiangsu Lopal Tech Co. and United States-based Southwest Research Institute will carry out international exchanges and cooperation through joint research, development, engineering, testing and consulting services, under a strategic alliance agreement signed Jan. 6 at Lopals headquarters in Nanjing, China.