Conference season reveals new lubes trends; the EV market increases its influence and the lubes industry and the battle over diesel continues.
Tag: View from the Bridge
The IEAs Global oil predictions could mean a new way of working for refiners and producers; heavy trucks are in the spotlight for the latest emissions clamp-down, putting manufacturers under more pressure.
OATS announces its new Managing Director; oil majors reveal strong Q3 results across the board and lubes producers are getting restless over GF-6 delays.
OEM lubricant loyalty, tightening emissions standards and the rise and rise of digital vehicle sales are covered in this VFTB.
Lubes industry and OEM collaboration are the focus of this month's View from the Bridge, although there's also some tension between two oil majors over product claims.
Lubes development continues to take positive steps forward despite some specification delays and puzzling political decisions on emissions.
Can lubricants producers manage the balancing act of meeting increased demand with reduction in the use of resources . Technology could be a major catalyst.
Technology and product innovation are the highlights of OATS' predictions for 2018, as well as a boost in Latin American markets.
Emissions and homologation regulations are setting a moving target for OEMs, fuel and lubes producers to hit over the next few years. How will they respond?
Lubes specs, marketing and consumer education - along with the rise and rise of EVs - are the topics of discussion in the edition of the OATS Bulletin