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Electric vehicles (EVs) will need to increase their combined market share to 16% by 2020 to achieve the aggressive fuel economy standards set by regulators, according to new resear...

The 65th edition of the BP Statistical Review of World Energy, published last week, sets out energy data for 2015, revealing a year in which significant long-term trends in both th...

A revision to the most widely used fuel specification in the world incorporates the new ethanol blend of up to 15% (E15). The revision is aimed at improving driveability and perfor...

A new global initiative called below50 was launched recently to promote the best-of-breed of sustainable fuels that can achieve significant carbon reductions and scale up their dev...
Marc Payne presents Castrol's revolutionary Nexcel at F+L Week 2016

Castrol’s Marc Payne explains how Nexcel is revolutionizing vehicle oil changes at F&L Asia’s F+L Week 2016 at the Regent Singapore. Read more about Nexcel…
Dan Arcy | Shell Projects and Technology | F+L Week 2016 Conference & Exhibition

Shell’s Dan Arcy provides insights on PC-11 and the reason behind the split of the new API heavy-duty engine oil category which officially became API CK-4 and API…
Teri Kowalski updates attendees at F+L Week 2016 on the status of ILSAC GF-6.

ILSAC, JAMA, the oil and additive industries and test laboratories have spent the last four years developing six new engine tests that will be the basis for the next-generation…

The usefulness of chlorinated paraffins (CPs) as an extreme pressure additive in metalworking and in a vast number of other applications for over 80 years is undisputed. But why is there renewed interest in CPs worldwide? It is easier to understand why, when several simple questions are answered.

by Alison Gaines “Nobody really understands European passenger car specifications outside of Europe,” said Richard van den Bulk, OEM liaison for passenger cars for European OEMs at Chevron Oronite Technology B.V., based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. “Even in Europe it’s hard to understand.” He refers not only to the European …
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AOAP declines to give new target for first licensing of ILSAC GF-6
The Auto/Oil Advisory Panel (AOAP), which met on June 30 in Bellevue, Wash., U.S.A., officially announced that the licensing of ILSAC GF-6 will be pushed back beyond April 1, 2018. However, AOAP also agreed that they would not issue an official target date when the new ILSAC specification for passenger …

United Global successfully launches IPO
Singaporean lubricant manufacturer United Global launched its initial public offering on the secondary board, called the Catalist board, of the Singapore Exchange (SGX) this week. United Global offered 42.8 million new shares at SGD 0.25 (USD 0.19) per share. The offering represented 15.13% of the firm’s enlarged share capital of …


Four leading figures in the energy industry have been appointed as Energy Institute (EI) Vice-Presidents following the EI’s AGM in London on 28 June, at which Malcolm Brinded CBE FREng FEI[...]

Already known as technology leaders for 100 BN cylinder oil, LUKOIL Marine Lubricants has focused research and development activities during the last two years on enhancing its standard cran[...]

Chem-Trend, a global leader in the development and production of high-performance release agents, purging compounds and other ancillary molding products, and its parent company Freudenberg C[...]

Wixom, MI (June 27, 2016) – Idemitsu Lubricants America (ILA) announces the opening of a new facility that will focus on providing custom lubricant solutions to a variety of customers thro[...]

Knorr-Bremse is to take over the on-highway CVS transmission components business from Bosch Corporation in Japan. Roughly 120 employees are to be transferred. The acquisition will enable Kn[...]

(PresseBox) Knorr-Bremse is to take over GT Group based in Peterlee (County Durham, UK) thereby reinforcing its competitive position in the engine air management sector. The parties have agr[...]