The Press Conference
March 5, 2019
PETRONAS Lubricants International (PLI) announced its entry into the electric vehicle (EV) market with PETRONAS iona range of e-fluids for passenger cars as part of the company’s pledge to address the climate challenge and lower CO2 emissions with its fluid technology.
”The world we live in today is placing more and more emphasis on environmental responsibility and at PETRONAS, so are we. In the automotive sector, OEMs now have to adhere to increasing regulations on carbon emissions reduction. At PETRONAS, we are prepared and constantly evolving our Fluid Technology SolutionsTM to meet the challenges of the future together with our partners. The global shift towards cleaner energy is an opportunity for us to work collaboratively to reduce CO2 emissions with fluid solutions that are accessible to allGiuseppe D’Arrigo, Group CEO and MD PETRONAS Lubricants International
The CO2 Reduction
Last year, PLI pledged 75% of its research and technology (R&T) investment towards innovations that help reduce CO2 emissions. At the Geneva Motor Show, the company presented its active commitment towards this goal with several new initiatives such as the new and improved range of PETRONAS Syntium with CoolTechTM that now includes a first offering specifically for hybrid vehicles; a new range of driveline functional fluids under the PETRONAS Tutela brand; as well as ETRO+, a unique group III+ base oil that enables sustainable mobility and a cleaner future for everyone was also presented.
PLI showcases winning products and fluid technology
The new and improved range of PETRONAS Syntium with CoolTechTM technology including a first offering specifically for Hybrid vehicles.
A new range of Driveline Functional Fluids under the brand PETRONAS Tutela to help boost fuel economy.
On 19th February, the company launched ETRO+, a unique group III+ base oil that enables sustainable mobility and a cleaner future for everyone.
A dedicated brand and portfolio to support the fully electric segment for integrated transmissions, battery thermal management, joints and bearings.
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