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Policy set to firm-up standards compliance for lubes marketers, based on EELQMS.
French car maker buys European manufacturing and brands from US auto giant.
New research from Transparency shows that products from regional lubes makers will increase pressure on an auto lubes market set to be worth $79bn by 2024.
The 2016 ACEA oil sequences are released in conjunction with the ATIEL's 20th Edition Code of Practice.
The European Parliament has criticised a number of countries for dragging their feet over new emissions regulations. Meanwhile VW has been given the go-ahead to repair rigged software.
The overall Autonomous vehicle market could accelerate to become a $560bn industry. Volvo has now signed a deal to develop vehicles with Uber.
Annual global lubes and Russian auto lube demand is set to rise to over the next few years according to new reports, with Asia driving manufacturing demand.
Hurricane Harvey halted around 25% of all US oil production and supply as it swept across Texas. Hurricane Irma added insult to injury.
The French oil major is set to reveal a new motorcycle lube made in India for the domestic market as it increases its Technical Centre output. Meanwhile, Petronas is investing in a grab for Indian market share
The UK has followed France in setting 2040 as the date to go all electric and China is considering the same, but the oil industry remains unconcerned.
The 'hurricane season' has had a direct and indirect impact on the oil and lubes producers, while global markets are facing some turbulence and the oil majors are being challenged by the independents in the non-conventional base stocks market.
New auto sales in the US are continuing to decline, which could have a longer-term impact onthe lubes sector.
API has agreed a 1st January 2018 date to set a new oil standard for the fast developing vehicle engine market. But the organisation revealed the whole SN category is under pressure for testing.
Gazprom's Omsk refinery continues to develop while Shell is set to double its retail sites.
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