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The GDP effect on lubricants demand

Focusing on the correlation between national GDPs and the demand and supply of lubricants with market comparisons from 2008 and Q1 2009.

And Finally... Bulletin 103 (Jun 09)

The world's most expensive car is sold at auction; fatty acid oligomers could herald everlasting elastic bands and piston-engine pilots m

Corporate News - Bulletin 103 (Jun 09)

The Fiat, Chrysler, GM, Magna loop is finally closed; Shell undergoes a major restructure; Chevron and ExxonMobil have a busy month and t

Innovation News - Bulletin 103 (Jun 09)

Drivetrains and transmissions lead this month's innovation including an gasoline engine with diesel efficiency and a GKN LSD for the Mazd

Sector Reports

The ACC shows slight encouragement for the chemical industry's production index, but ACEA can't lift the gloom for the European auto make

Upstream News - Bulletin 103 (Jun 09)

A sudden spike in oil prices elicits various opinions, but tension still remains in the finished lubes sector; Nigeria voices concerns ov

Corporate News - Bulletin 102 (May 09)

Fiat’s bid for global automotive domination is the focus of a packed "In The Mix" section, with Q1 figures from the major oil producers, Val