Success in Formula 1 motor racing, through its highly successful partnership with the Mercedes-AMG team, has helped Malaysia's national oil corporation enhance its latest engine oil range.
Hamilton and Bottas keep their cool Image: Petronas
Announcing the launch of Petronas Syntium with °CoolTech™, the lubes producer also revealed its first foray into the hybrid car market.
Heralding the new range as "the most advanced engine lubricants to-date", the company revealed five new upgrades in its Syntium 7000 range, as well as enhancements to its Syntium 3000, 800 and 500 series, with a focus on improved engine performance and reduced carbon emissions.
The °CoolTech™ technology is a direct spin-off from the on-track development which has helped the Mercedes-AMG Petronas lift its fifth consecutive F1 Manufacturer's Championship and Lewis Hamilton take his fifth Drivers' title.
At a product launch which included both Hamilton and his team-mate Valtteri Bottas, Petronas highlighted the issue of heat reduction as the key to enhanced engine performance and protection. According to Petronas, °CoolTech™ uses strong oil chains to protect against excessive heat.
The use of hybrid technology - combining internal combustion engines with electric motors - has been included in Formula One cars since 2014, although electric power boost using the Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) first appeared in 2009. Along with Petronas' Primax fuel and Tutela gearbox fluids, Syntium brings the company into the fast-growing hybrid fluids market.
Published 1st March, 2019
additives Africa And finally Asia Australia automotive industry Aviation base oil bio fuels bio lubes BMW BP Brazil Castrol Chevron China China and finally China Internet Marketing China Lubes Marketing China lubes news China Lubes Tech China OEM Equipment CNOOC CNPC CO2 emissions ConocoPhillips Corporate News e-commerce electric vehicles Environment and Regulatory watch Environment, regulatory and standards Europe ExxonMobil Ford Forecasts Fuchs GM Great Wall India innovation Inovation and environment Internet marketing Japan Lubes marketing Lubes news Lubes tech Lubricants marine Middle East Mobile technology motorsport N America Nissan North America OATS OEM and automotive OEM Equipment PetroChina Russia S America Scandinavia Shell Sinopec social media Total Toyota View from the Bridge Volkswagen Volvo