Designed for vehicle workshops and 'quick lube' centres, Castrol ePODS combine clever design with fast-fill technology.
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Laboratories, Group II base oil, lubes and additive plants all announced in expansion plans.
American regulator, EPA, reveals document proposing total ban on four of five additives under the Toxic Substances Control Act which could impact lubes industry.
The much heralded, and much delayed, ILSAC GF-6 engine oil specification is finally approved and a launch date revealed. Meanwhile Japanese OEMs push specs harder.
Larvae feeding on human waste, and old tyres and plastics are creating the latest biolubes and fuels in the Southern Hemisphere.
Contined testing and communication issues delay ACEA 2018 sequences further.
With Artificial Intelligence set to change many aspects of oil exploration, lubes and fuel production and marketing, voice analysis could be the most significant challenge according to OATS.
Two major conferences in Asia and Europe reveal India is catching up in the high quality lubes market; Europe has work to do in read-across interchange and Japan is preparing ultra-low specs.
Petronas has entered the lubes market for hybrid cars as it launches its new Syntium range.
Shell research shows lubes suppliers will play an important role in development of Industry 4.0, but there are skills challenges