Shell-produced premium engine oils to be used for BMW service-fills until 2022
Shell has officially renewed its status as BMW AG’s only recommended supplier for aftermarket engine oils in South Africa for a further three years till end 2022 for all BMW group brands; including BMW, BMW i, BMW M, Mini, BMW Motorrad and Rolls-Royce motor cars.
The three-year extension will mean that premium BMW engine oils manufactured by Shell will continue to be available to customers through BMW’s dealer network in South Africa.
Further, the collaboration means that Shell will continue to produce and supply’s BMW’s branded engine oils, which meet the latest BMW engine specifications. These oils will feature Shell’s PurePlus technology, a breakthrough technology where base oil is produced using a patented process in which natural gas is converted to base oil, also known as gas-to-liquid (GTL) technology.
“We are honoured to supply BMW with premium engine oils featuring our cutting-edge technology,” comments Patrick Carré, Vice President Global Key Accounts Shell Global Commercial. ”We look forward to further strengthen the collaboration as we move forward in our commercial and technical relationships.”