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Gulf and Ford celebrate 50th anniversary of historic Le Mans win

Gulf and Ford celebrate 50th anniversary of historic Le Mans win

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Gulf Oil is celebrating the 50thanniversary of its first Le Mans win with the legendary Ford GT40 by joining with the manufacturer to produce the new Ford GT 68 Heritage edition for the 2019 and 2020 model years. The Heritage Blue with Heritage Orange paint scheme honours the Gulf Oil-sponsored Ford GT40 chassis 1075 that won back-to-back 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1968 and 1969. Gulf has many oil industry firsts to its name, including being the first company in the world to open a drive-in fuel station, and this is the first time that a lubricant and fuel manufacturer has partnered with a global Vehicle Manufacturer to produce a road car production model. “Many say the Gulf Oil paint scheme is the most famous in motorsports, propelled by the 1968 GT40 that quickly became a glob
New warehouse aims to improve Liqui Moly deliveries

New warehouse aims to improve Liqui Moly deliveries

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German oil company Liqui Moly has significantly improved its delivery times by opening a warehouse of its own in Milton Keynes. Since the company’s production facilities are limited to its two sites in Germany, previous practice has been to cluster orders before transporting them across the channel. This was not just complicated but time-consuming, too. The new warehouse in Milton Keynes makes the entire process faster and more straightforward: instead of having to wait a fortnight, customers now receive their goods within one or two days. "It's important for us to ensure our customers don't have to wait long for their orders arrive," says Ibrahim Memis, who is responsible at Liqui Moly for trade in the UK. "We're now more flexible and can offer a much better delivery service,
Win with Comma Performance Motor Oil

Win with Comma Performance Motor Oil

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For two months Comma Oil is giving all independent UK workshops the chance to bag thousands of pounds worth of prizes by simply using products from its OE approved Performance Motor Oil range. One card is provided with every 5-litre pack and four with every 20-litre PMO pack ordered. Participants scratch off a panel to reveal a promotional code found that can then be entered on the ‘Scratch To Win’ site for the chance to win instant prizes. There are over 10,000 winning scratchcards with prizes ranging between £5 and £500 in Love2Shop vouchers. Alongside voucher wins, participating workshops will also be automatically entered into a prize draw for a chance to win two pairs of PalmerSport day driving experiences. Comma’s Performance Motor Oil (PMO) range provides over 99% co
Havoline announces third brand ambassador

Havoline announces third brand ambassador

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As it looks to establish itself further in the UK and European market, Chevron has enlisted triathlete Rachel Klamer as its third brand ambassador for the company’s Havoline brand. Klamer is one of the world’s leading female triathletes, competing on the global stage with a number of high-profile wins to her name. Rachel’s international appeal, supported by her strong work ethic, communicates the Havoline brand appeal to new audiences through digital channels. Rachel joins fellow triathlete Richard Murray and professional racing driver Freddie Hunt to complete the trio of Havoline brand ambassadors for 2018. South African Richard Murray, is one of the world’s leading professional triathletes, competing across the globe in the ITU World Triathlon Series. He recently got his 2018 s
dexos2 approved oil from Exol Lubricants

dexos2 approved oil from Exol Lubricants

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Exol Lubricants has launched dexos2 approved Optima LSGM 5W-30, a new generation fully synthetic multi-grade engine oil, helping to reduce fuel consumption while ensuring maximum engine protection. Covering a wide variety of passenger cars and vans fitted with petrol and diesel engines, Optima LSGM 5W-30 is formulated from premium hydrocracked synthetic base stocks, the very latest detergent-dispersant additive package and shear stable polymers. The reduced levels of SAPS (sulphated ash, phosphorus and sulphur) in Optima LSGM 5W-30 ensures compatibility with after treatment systems, such as particulate filters and catalytic converters, and its frictional characteristics promote a reduction in fuel consumption. You can find out more at www.exol-lubricants.com or follow the comp
Liqui Moly sold to Würth Group

Liqui Moly sold to Würth Group

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German oil company Liquid Moly has a new owner, after the Würth Group, until now a silent partner, bought the remaining shares from CEO Ernst Prost to take full control of the business. Distributed by Andrew Page in the UK, Liquid Moly started life in 1957 supplying additives to engine oil manufacturers, before entering the market itself. Today it is one of the biggest suppliers in Germany, and has been working to establish itself on the British market over the last few years. The takeover comes at a time when the company is 'fit and healthy' with a successful sales record in 2017, according to a statement. Prost comments: " I have hereby secured the future of LIQUI MOLY for a time when I may no longer be at the helm myself. I wanted to make provisions with a minimum of fuss, whe