Shell research shows lubes suppliers will play an important role in development of Industry 4.0, but there are skills challenges
India set to purchase more oil products - particularly gasoline and diesel - than China, making it the world's second largest oil consumer.
Petronas has entered the lubes market for hybrid cars as it launches its new Syntium range.
Despite an apparent collapse in the diesel car market across Europe, VW claims its diesel orders have increased
Europe's car makers may be transforming into tech companies, led by VW's expansion of its Automotive Cloud, powered by Microsoft.
Exponential growth in the Electric Vehicle market is forcing significant innovation in the lubes sector.
International Energy Agency models show long-term global decline in oil use, but increase in petrochemical opportunities.
Partnerships forge ahead with EV developments, Mazda joins the China EV revolution and three-minute charging becomes a reality.
Tougher EU emissions targets to 2030 have polarised opinions and have not been well received by the auto industry.
Lubes production plants win global Zero Waste validation Silver standard.