Kline Report says OEM genuine oil consumption is projected to grow as a result of consumer brand loyalty and automakers aiming to increase aftermarket service share.
Kline research keeps Shell at the top of the lubes market for 2015, but will this remain the case for 2016?
Could the role of the car in global society be waning? If so, what are the implications for the lubricants industry and motor oil?
The global additives market grew by 1% last year, according to consultancy group Kline
The UK market for finished lubes is on the increase according to the latest Kline report.
Increased revenue is expected from interest in higher quality metalworking fluids.
Is flat global lubes demand really a surprise? The US market wanes and Asian and Russian consumption grows. Meanwhile the 'connected' car is the future today.
Kline LubesNet update shows a flat global lubes market but Russian surge.
Despite a shifting lubricants market, Shell and the US retain top billing, although re-refining is starting to influence according to Kline.
The re-balance in the lubricants economy; UEIL conference contributions, refining over-capacity squeezes the oil majors and the Middle East enters the fray and how the lubes industry is helping to drive F1.