Confidence is key when it comes to buying an EV as battery developments and manufacture go global.
Research has revealed that 3D graphene-based materials can create lubricants for engineering purposes.
China is set to produce cellulosic ethanol despite freezing plans for ethanol-containing gasoline.
Analysis of the last 25 years' of global lubricants demand shows a relatively flat market - with a tip towards China and India, but energy demand is set to soar from now until 2050.
EV charging technology and infrastructure is growing rapidly around the world, while battery production expands.
US automakers & State of California combine to drive up emissions standards; China & India add regs pressure on lubes producers.
Europe and China are the focus for a raft of major Electric Vehicle joint ventures as EV sales boom in Europe
Laboratories, Group II base oil, lubes and additive plants all announced in expansion plans.