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EV round-up

Energy and auto industries looking to a collaborative future for EVs but mass adoption isn't necessarily the best solution for the environment.

Tags: CO2 emissions, electric vehicles, Environment, hybrids, OEM and automotive, OEM Equipment, Renault, Total

26th October, 2018        

Scheme plans plastic recycling as lube waste increases

Lubes industry brands fight packaging waste as part of a scheme in New Zealand despite global growth in lube product demand

Tags: Australasia, Castrol, Environment, Lubes marketing

29th June, 2018        

View From The Bridge - May 2017

The global legislative drive to reduce the burn of fossil fuels and enhance air quality is setting challenges for the lubricants industry as OEMs are forced to seek alternative power sources for vehicles and other modes of transport. How the industry responds will be critical over the next few years.

Tags: automotive industry, Environment, Europe, Lubricants, Russia, Toyota, View from the Bridge, Volkswagen

8th May, 2017        

'Honking' roads backed by Indian lubes producer

A new warning system to boost Indian road safety has been developed by a lubricants manufacturer.

Tags: Environment, India, Lubes tech

5th May, 2017        

Shell abandons Alaska oil exploration

Royal Dutch Shell has given up on Alaskan oil production after poor returns and political pressure

Tags: Environment, Lubes tech, N America, Shell, Upstream News

30th September, 2015        

Environmental Protection Agency aims to cut truck carbon emissions

US regulators have proposed new plans for lorries and vans to cut emissions to 2027.

Tags: CO2 emissions, Environment, Lubes tech, US

1st July, 2015        

National V diesel standards to be implemented in 2016

Tougher regulations on diesel products have been brought forward by one year

Tags: China, China Lubes Tech, Environment, Lubes tech

19th April, 2015        

China - an automotive accident waiting to happen?

Thatcham Research Future Vehicle Engineer, Andrew Hooker, examines the tensions for automakers in the Chinese market. In particular challenge of low-grade metals and lube recycling on the country's accident repair industry.

Tags: automotive industry, China, electric vehicles, Environment, Lubricants, waste, white papers

24th December, 2014        

Emerging economies dominate growth in global energy demand

The BP Statistical Review reflects global economics and geopolitical uncertainty.

Tags: base oil, BP, Environment, Lubes tech

7th July, 2014        

Capital to introduce Beijing VI fuel emissions standards by 2016

China's capital leads the charge against pollution with new emissions standards

Tags: China, China Lubes Tech, CO2 emissions, Environment, Lubes tech

7th April, 2014        

"Low-temperature combustion" research could clean diesel

New research on "low-temperature combustion" (LTC) could lead auto manufacturers and consumers to broader use of cleaner diesel engines.

Tags: CO2 emissions, Environment, Lubes tech, N America

2nd September, 2013        

Summary of Diesel Emissions Conference and AdBlue Forum, Asia 2012

A comprehensive summary of the 3-day Diesel Emissions Conference and AdBlue Forum held in Beijing at the end of March 2012.

Tags: China, CO2 emissions, Environment, white papers

23rd April, 2012        

Questions over Arctic safety after rig sinks

Environmental and safety groups are questioning the reality of Arctic drilling after fatal sinking of Russian rig.

Tags: Environment, Environment and Regulatory watch, Gazprom, Russia

28th December, 2011        

Japan earthquake hits local refineries

The massive earthquake in Northern Japan damaged oil refineries and energy infrastructure and auto manufacture.

Tags: Asia, Environment, Japan, Lubes news

14th March, 2011        

Partnership and innovation required for low carbon future

ExxonMobil believes that strong partnerships and innovative technology and practice are the way forward to meet environmental pressures.

Tags: bio fuels, Environment, Environment and Regulatory watch, ExxonMobil

3rd November, 2010        


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