Weaker oil prices have affected the profits of the oil majors.
Chemical technology is helping to create new bio-lubes, while majors are collaborating with non-lube giants to recycle chemicals and plastics.
BP continues to move into the mobility sector with purchase of a city transportation app.
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