Fear of the Unknown
Most OEMs are climbing this mountain in relative isolation. Each must navigate a route through uncharted territory, with precious little collective industry wisdom to draw upon. Nor can they delay reaching its peak; emissions legislation demands rapid solutions, yet these still have to be reliable enough to maintain the trust of consumers and protect the reputation of the brand.
When speed is king, collaboration is queen. This article explores that developing lubricants in parallel with new hardware and materials can help to identify issues and solutions much earlier, boosting confidence levels and reducing time to market. Can lubricants ease the way to reliability?
This article was originally published in the Summer 2021 issue of e-mobility Technology International Magazine.