Andrew Page and Castrol have entered into a partnership to supply the lubricant company’s latest GTX range. The garage supplies distributor said the move is designed to “catapult the brand back into the UK’s independent workshop aftermarket.” Castrol is marking the 50th anniversary of its GTX brand in 2018.
German oil specialist Liqui Moly has extended its programme of winter sports sponsorship with the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, held in Germany and France during May. “The World Championship is the last major international winter sports event this season. The nations involved are all very important markets to us,” says Liqui Moly marketing director Peter Baumann.
Exol has launched a new oil recommended for a number of models fitted with JCB’s Ecomax T4i engine or its Dieselmax T3 engine. The fully-synthetic oil’s main specifications are API CH-4, CF, ACEA E2, as well as other OEM specifications. Exol has developed the oil to emphasise low temperature performance, while improving wear protection in cold start-up conditions.
National motor factor GSF Car Parts is celebrating its first birthday after seeing sales surge on the Vetech multi-fleet engine oils launched in 2016. The standard service life (5W30 SSL Pro) and extended service life (5W30 ESL Pro) formulations were launched in March 2016. Vetech high performance C4 (5W30 SLX Pro) extended service interval engine oil followed a few months later, as the high demand for the oils became clear.
Ever more efficient motors require ever more efficient motor oils. That’s why German oil and additive specialist Liqui Moly is now launching two motor oils on the market, which fulfill the latest BMW and Volkswagen requirements: Top Tec 6100 and Top Tec 6200. They represent a generational leap in motor oil technology.
First Stop has agreed a new association with synthetic motor oil brand ExxonMobil, which will position its network of independent garages as ‘Mobil 1 workshops’. This agreement will entitle First Stop branches to high profile sales promotions. A dedicated account manager will work with First Stop garages, aiming to help improve customer retention and the generation of new business through brand ambassadorship.
Exol Lubricants has introduced an additional fully synthetic, fuel-efficient engine oil, Optima Vimax 0W-20, to its product range, as well as launching Optima LSF 0W-30, a fully synthetic, low SAPS engine oil.
Exol Lubricants has received the highly-sought Scania Low Ash approval on its Taurus Euro FE 5W-30 engine oil product. Exol says this recent endorsement highlights the company’s commitment to providing its customers with the most reliable, advanced and approved products, as well as offering exceptional service.