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View from the Bridge: Bulletin 164

A slowing global economy could impact on a lubes industry also under pressure from the drive for fuel consumption and emissions reduction, w

View from the Bridge - Bulletin 163

The marine lubricants sector is facing the same challenges as their land-based counterparts in helping OEMs meet emissions legislation.

View from the Bridge - China, August 2014

China's internet boom has had a positive influence on lubes consumers but is challenging the logistics sector, in particular the truck fleet

View from the Bridge - Bulletin 162

The FIFA World Cup offers pause for thought on global economic, digital and lubricants developments over the past four years and looking ahe

View from the Bridge - China, July 2014

As China continues its battle against smog and pollution, lubes and additives producers stand to gain significantly from new legislation.

View from the Bridge - Bulletin 161

As the US economy takes a dip, but heads for further improvement, Europe still struggles with a multi-speed recovery.

View from the Bridge - Bulletin 160

Sebastian Crawshaw celebrates OATS' 30th Anniversary with a nostalgic look back and makes some predictions for the next 30 years of the lubr

View from the Bridge - China, May 2014

China's economic growth has significant bonuses for the lubes and automotive industries but could be constrained by the challenges of pollut