The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company have unveiled a new range of vehicle lubricant oils for distribution in South Asia, Southeast Asia and New Zealand. The new lubricant product line is designed to reduce carbon footprint and be in compliance with ongoing BS-6 and EURO 6 standards. The tyre giant is developing the new line of cleaner and more sustainable products in collaboration with Assurance International Limited.
For India and other markets, the new engine oil and other lubrication products will be produced using the latest technology and equipment at the Assurance int Ltd factory in Haryana. Goodyear claims that its new products ensure no direct impact on nature by eliminating oil drainage and waste into soil. The product line-up is expected to be launched by mid-January 2023.
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The BS-6 compliant products will cater to both passenger vehicle and commercial vehicle segments. These will include engine oils, gear oils, brake fluid, coolants, transmission oils for both manual and automatic, hydraulic oils and other products to cater to vehicles.
For further optimising the new products to be environment friendly, Goodyear Lubricants will now have redesigned packaging that the company claims uses 15 percent less plastic.
Mr Sanjay Sharma – CBO & Vice-President – South-Asia of Assurance International Limited said, “The new sustainable engine oils, such as Group III, IV and V base oil and premium quality additives, will significantly reduce the carbon footprint of vehicle users with the upgraded formulation and packaging. It will also enhance the driving experience while meeting the latest national and international standards.”