Lubricants

Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

With Electric Cars, Lubricants Industry’s Future Is Fuzzy

Electric Cars An electric car charges. (Getty Images)

The $146 billion lubricants industry is at risk of suffering the same fate as Kodak, thanks to the rise of electric vehicles.

November 18, 2019
Business, Fuel

Western Global Adds Another Sales Division

Western Global, a provider of portable tanks and dispensing equipment for the storage and transportation of fuels, lubricants and other fluid, announced that it has formed a new sales division to focus on rental and equipment customers.

March 29, 2019
Business

Some Fleets Lengthen Oil-Drainage Intervals as Lubricants, Engines Improve, Suppliers Say

Engine-oil drain intervals are generally lengthening as lubricants and engines improve, but fleet managers still face the dilemma of whether to extend replacement timeframes to make their trucks more productive or remain conservative to protect their equipment.

April 1, 2013
Business

E&MU: Battle of the Engine Oils

The performance claims of engine oil manufacturers are being put to the test by fleets, engine makers and service centers who study the relative benefits and limitations of conventional, synthetic and semi-synthetic blends.

May 26, 2011