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ATIEL launches new Compliance Policy

Policy set to firm-up standards compliance for lubes marketers, based on EELQMS.

PSA buys GM's European operations

French car maker buys European manufacturing and brands from US auto giant.

Product fragmentation means more competitive global lubes market

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.

ACEA reveals latest sequences as ATIEL updates Code of Practice

The 2016 ACEA oil sequences are released in conjunction with the ATIEL's 20th Edition Code of Practice.

EU criticises emission reg delays as VW gets all-clear for fix

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.

AV market could top $560bn as Volvo joins with Uber

The overall Autonomous vehicle market could accelerate to become a $560bn industry. Volvo has now signed a deal to develop vehicles with Uber.

Global lubricants demand to continue rising

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.

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View From The Bridge - Jan 19

The IEAs Global oil predictions could mean a new way of working for refiners and producers; heavy trucks are in the spotlight for the latest emissions clamp-down, putting manufacturers under more pressure.

IEA Scenarios highlight challenges for oil producers

International Energy Agency models show long-term global decline in oil use, but increase in petrochemical opportunities. Refiners will need to integrate more closely with end-producers.

ExxonMobil first petrochem company to win validation

Lubes production plants win global Zero Waste validation Silver standard.

Partnership between Shell and India's Pitstop

Shell will partner with Pitstop, India's leading doorsetp car-services company to provide periodicoil service to vehicles.

Truck emission standards in firing line from China and Europe

China introduces new fuel standards as Saudi Aramco and Chinese partners research fuel solutions; ACEA warns on first EU Heavy-Duty emissions standards

EU emissions goals may threaten automotive industry

Tougher EU emissions targets to 2030 have polarised opinions and have not been well received by the auto industry.

Lubes major questions wheel bearing grease tests

ExxonMobil researchers believe crucial grease tests need updating for modern relevance

Truck emission standards in firing line from China and Europe

China introduces new fuel standards as Saudi Aramco and Chinese partners research fuel solutions; ACEA warns on first EU Heavy-Duty emissions standards

ExxonMobil first petrochem company to win validation

Lubes production plants win global Zero Waste validation Silver standard.

Lubes major questions wheel bearing grease tests

ExxonMobil researchers believe crucial grease tests need updating for modern relevance

IEA Scenarios highlight challenges for oil producers

International Energy Agency models show long-term global decline in oil use, but increase in petrochemical opportunities. Refiners will need to integrate more closely with end-producers.

EV round-up

Partnerships forge ahead with EV developments, Mazda joins the China EV revolution and three-minute charging becomes a reality.

EU emissions goals may threaten automotive industry

Tougher EU emissions targets to 2030 have polarised opinions and have not been well received by the auto industry.

Partnership between Shell and India's Pitstop

Shell will partner with Pitstop, India's leading doorsetp car-services company to provide periodicoil service to vehicles.

View From The Bridge - Jan 19

The IEAs Global oil predictions could mean a new way of working for refiners and producers; heavy trucks are in the spotlight for the latest emissions clamp-down, putting manufacturers under more pressure.

IEA Scenarios highlight challenges for oil producers

International Energy Agency models show long-term global decline in oil use, but increase in petrochemical opportunities. Refiners will need to integrate more closely with end-producers.

ExxonMobil first petrochem company to win validation

Lubes production plants win global Zero Waste validation Silver standard.

Partnership between Shell and India's Pitstop

Shell will partner with Pitstop, India's leading doorsetp car-services company to provide periodicoil service to vehicles.

Truck emission standards in firing line from China and Europe

China introduces new fuel standards as Saudi Aramco and Chinese partners research fuel solutions; ACEA warns on first EU Heavy-Duty emissions standards

EU emissions goals may threaten automotive industry

Tougher EU emissions targets to 2030 have polarised opinions and have not been well received by the auto industry.

Lubes major questions wheel bearing grease tests

ExxonMobil researchers believe crucial grease tests need updating for modern relevance

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