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December 3, 2019

Volume 2 Issue 49

Surprises Could Yet Sway EV Adoption

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Global electric vehicle sales have grown at high double-digit rates for the past several years, leading to forecasts of EVs becoming large portions of the worldwide car parc. Unexpected changes in technology and politics could speed up or slow the trend, hampering efforts to predict when such advances will occur, an industry insider said. read more

Synthetics Could Combat Improper Oil Disposal

Wider use of synthetic engine oils and a shift to electric vehicles could reduce the threat of environmental contamination from waste oil in the Middle East, a region historically dominated by mineral-based lubricants. read more

Briefly Noted

Chevron Oronite selected Gapuma UK Ltd. as its lubricant additives distributor in Nigeria, beginning Jan. 1, 2020.