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A UK-based joint project is set to develop the viability of low-cost electric motors for vehicles that reduce the need for expensive elements.
Volvo details its new heavy truck natural gas engine for the American market.
Shell technologists are calling on the lubes industry to think differently when it comes to commercial vehicle specs
ExxonMobil has launched two new products - one for the food industry and one in its base stock portfolio
Global refining is set for turbulent times, not helped by oil producers apparently losing interest in lubes, according to analysts.
Superlubricity has moved up from Nano to Micro levels, which could have significant benefits for industrial lubes.
Innovation from bioengineers in California could have literally reduce the impact machinery on lubes
The World Petroleum Congress believes the oil sector needs to work harder to bring young people into the industry
Jordan deals with China and Estonia to develop world's largest shale oil power plants.
Auto manufacturers are increasingly turning to lubes R&D to help drive fuel efficiency according to Shell.
An Electric Rolls Royce concept includes innovative battery and transmission technology.
University research into lubricant surface interface could help EU economy and environment
ExxonMobil sets a new drilling record and plans expansion in Black Sea exploration.
Bio-lubes producers Cosan and Amyris have formed a partnership, which Canada's Clean Power reveals new enviro-brands.
Research has shown that bacteria helped disolve the oil spilt into the Gulf of Mexico.
George Ports Authority announces very positive results for diesel additives study to show fuel and emissions savings
European desire for small cars reduces emissions; self-healing starfish could prolong oil life; Indian collaboration on biofuels; 'lip gloss' for high speed trains; and Tedd Biddle gains Excellence honour.
EPA announces renewables standards - receives qualified welcome; biofuels benefit from industrial waste and E.Coli; European buyers take low emissions options; new 'bike and LNG oils; and an interesting take on particulate traps.
State of the Union gains positive welcome; US cautiously accepts Copenhagen; Wind and Water lubes technology boost; Castrol Marine go to China; and Australia boosts India's lubricants academics.
World's heavy-duty vehicle suppliers and Middle East motoring experts focus on green issues; US Energy Department boosts bio funding; new innovation in ethanols; Canadian transport cleans up and majors launch new products.
Asia's PAO manufacturer announces a new high-performance product; Lubrizol launches a flex fuel protector; Volvo and Mack are near zero-emission certified; new bio products and designations for industry and agriculture; and Valvoline offers a "fuel proof guarantee".
Classification and labelling for chemicals, automatic transmissions are set for a market boost, while Allison and Cat offer new heavyweight transmissions and worms like synthetic oil.
Big promises at the Climate Change conference, but what impact on fuel and lubes? Algae based fuel for the US Navy; new fluid power research shows promise; and there are innovations in lubricants and transmissions.
Algae, sugar and ricin are on the menu for this months' environment news, while Volvo plugs in to hybrid technology and Shell and Exxon get sand in the works.
A potential time and money saving test for GF-5, the world's first liquid protein and India's own aviation lubricants make the news this month.
President Obama's efficiency and energy legislation gains mixed support, whilst carbon capture and storage causes heated debate. New wood dissolving methods could help biofuels and Volvo looks set for battery power.
Drivetrains and transmissions lead this month's innovation including an gasoline engine with diesel efficiency and a GKN LSD for the Mazda 'hot hatch'. Dow launches its biodegradable range and Petronas' Urania goes global.
The Auto Alliance releases new biofuel guidelines, the EPA calls for comment on increasing ethanol blends, the European Whole Vehicle Type Approval Directive comes into force and the UK follows Germany into car scrappage incentives.
The challenge intensifies for the ILASC GF-5 specification, while we bid farewell to API CG-4 and welcome a new range of low ash engine oils from LE.
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