ExxonMobil partners Nissan for supplying co-developed lubricants for passenger vehicles

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 31 Mar 2021

ExxonMobil Lubricants has signed an agreement with Nissan Motor India to supply lubricants for the passenger vehicles aftermarket business.

Commencing in April 2021, ExxonMobil will supply an extensive range of engine oils to Nissan India that is suitable for BS-VI vehicles, while remaining compatible with older generation BS-III or BS-IV Nissan passenger vehicles. This partnership provides Nissan car owners access to advanced lubricant technology that meets the latest specifications for optimal performance reliability and potential fuel economy benefits.

Speaking on the development, Deepankar Banerjee, CEO, ExxonMobil Lubricants said, “We are delighted to be Nissan’s trusted partner to provide the latest lubricant technology that helps protect Nissan engines and allows them to run more efficiently. This partnership adds to our continuous efforts to provide consumers with technologically superior and advanced formulated lubricants for their vehicles to keep them performing at their best.”

Rakesh Srivastava, MD, Nissan Motor India said: “We are pleased to be partnering with ExxonMobil, as both companies have core strength areas in their respective fields. This collaboration reiterates our commitment of providing the most advanced technologies to our discerning Indian customers. At Nissan our emphasis has always been to provide customer delight, fill unmet needs, bring innovative technologies for a better future and mutually grow business. The partnership with ExxonMobil is a major step in our effort towards this journey.”

The all-new range of engine oils – Nissan Genuine Parts Motor Oil SAE 0W-20, 5W-30, 10W-30, 10W-40 – includes synthetic and semi-synthetic PV products that were developed by ExxonMobil’s global research and development centre through trials and tests to deliver optimum engine performance in different conditions.

The company says the new range of lubricants are made with ExxonMobil’s proprietary formulation and meets the latest International Lubricant Standardization and Approval Committee (ILSAC) and American Petroleum Institute (API) standards, and also comes with features such as emissions system compatibility, oxidation stability, deposit control along with sludge and varnish protection, engine durability, wear protection for idle-stop and low-speed pre ignition minimisation. The co-developed engine oils will be available through the Nissan service network for all variants of Nissan models.