Honda 2Wheelers India and Shell Lubricants launch a new range of engine oil
Mumbai: Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. and Shell Lubricants, the global market leader in finished products enters in a strategic partnership to launch a new range of engine oil. The partnership marks India as the first ever market for collaboration between Honda 2Wheelers and Shell Lubricants in the two-wheelers oil category.
The collaboration marks the commencement of a journey aimed at giving riders a fit-for-purpose offering for their vehicles to help them overcome the day-to-day challenges on road. The new range is specially formulated with Shell’s technological now-how matched to Honda’s advanced vehicular blueprint. The range provides several 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 driving conditions.
Speaking on this collaboration, Mr. Pradeep Kumar Pandey, Senior Vice President – Customer Service, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, “At Honda, we have always provided our customers with high quality products and services consistently. Continuing to create new values for customers, 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.”
Commenting on the partnership, Mansi Tripathy, Country Head, Shell Lubricants India, said, “Investing in long standing 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 lubricants for Honda two-wheelers shall be available in 0.8L, 0.9L and 1L packs.
About Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) – the 100% subsidiary of Honda Motor Company, Japan (World’s No.1 two-wheeler company) started its Indian 2Wheeler operations in May 2001. In its 19th year, Honda 2wheelers India has delighted over 43 million happy customers in India with total production capacity of 6.4 million units annually from its 4 plants. Honda’s extensive range of two-wheelers include 6 scooters (Activa 5G, Activa 125, Activa i, Aviator, Dio & GRAZIA), 9 motorcycles (CD 110 Dream, Dream Yuga, Livo, CB Shine, CB Shine SP, CB Unicorn, CB Hornet 160R, X-Blade and CBR 250R) and 6 fun bikes (CB300R, CBR650R, Africa Twin, CB1000R, CBR1000RR and Gold Wing) in domestic line-up.
Shell is one of the most diversified international energy company in India with over 8500 employees and presence across upstream, integrated gas, downstream, renewable energy, and deep capabilities in R&D, digitalization and business operations. With a retail presence across six states – Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Assam Shell is expanding its network of fuel stations across the country. It has the entire Lubricants end-to-end value chain in India, from conceptualization and development, to production and distribution. This includes a world-class lubricant oil blending plant with a capacity of more than 115 million litres, a distributor network of more than 185 and over 60,000 retailers across the country. The company also fully owns and operates an LNG re-gasification terminal at Hazira. Through its subsidiary, BG Exploration and Production India Limited, Shell holds a 30% interest in, and is joint operator of the Panna – Mukta oil and gas fields. With a focus on digitization and future ready sustainable solutions, the company is nurturing a vibrant ecosystem in India to accelerate energy innovations with Shell E4 for startups, Shell Eco-marathon and investments in new energy companies like Husk Power and Cleantech Solar. Shell also remains committed to making positive contributions to the communities in which it operates through programmes like NXplorers, Access to Energy and Road Safety across India. Follow @shell_India @makethefuture @shell_ecomar to know how it is redefining the energy space.
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