EV charging technology and infrastructure is growing rapidly around the world, while battery production expands.
A mixed set of Q2 2019 reports from the oil majors and lubes producers including Shell, BP, ExxonMobil and Fuchs.
Designed for vehicle workshops and 'quick lube' centres, Castrol ePODS combine clever design with fast-fill technology.
A generally volatile market has led to slightly depressed numbers for most of the oil majors at the start of the year, but their CEOs are confident of being able to manage the volatility.
BP's highest quarterly results for more than five years demonstrates the trend of increased profits and revenue for oil majors.
Financial figures are more positive for Q2 and the first half of the year overall
This month's EV round-up shows bold moves by automakers including mobile charging points and joint ventures
Rising commodity prices and US tax reforms boosted 2017 Q4 and annual results for the oil producers.
BP has entered a joint venture to boost its retail presences across three Chinese provinces as Shell looks to automation technology to help its retail across the region.
Almost all oil majors are reporting increased sales and profits.