Honda 2Wheelers India and Shell launch co-branded engine oil

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 09 Aug 2019

L-R: Lee Ming Seow and Mansi Tripathy from Shell Lubricants India along with Pradeep Kumar Pandey and Koji Takahashi from Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India.

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India and Shell Lubricants, the global market leader in finished products, have joined hands in in a strategic partnership to launch a new range of engine oil for two-wheelers. The new range is specially formulated with Shell’s technological now-how matched to Honda’s advanced vehicular blueprint.

The new range of engine oils is claimed to provide enhanced benefits like improved pick-up and acceleration, better fuel economy, engine protection in high temperatures and smoother gear shifting, enabling smooth rides in challenging riding conditions.

Speaking on the collaboration, Pradeep Kumar Pandey, senior vice-president - Customer Service, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India, said, “Honda has collaborated with Shell Lubricants India to ensure superior riding experiences. We look forward to enhancing the collaborations in the future to set new benchmarks for the Indian two-wheeler industry.”

Mansi Tripathy, Country Head, Shell Lubricants India, said, “Investing in longstanding relationships with our OEM partners through close collaboration and innovation has always been a key commitment for Shell. We are delighted to partner with Honda and look forward to bringing more mobility innovations and new technologies to the Indian market. This partnership is a significant step in our promise to deliver customer delight through new solutions to accelerate the future of transport in nation.”

The new range of Shell lubricants for Honda two-wheelers will be available in 0.8-litre, 0.9-litre and 1-litre packs.

In what seems to be strategic move on the part of Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India, the two-wheeler major had on August 5 partnered with Castrol India for the Castrol Activ Honda engine oil range for its two-wheelers.