Shell Lubricants announces synthetic oil for trucks with gasoline engines

As from 2019, Shell Lubricants; a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell will introduce Shell Rotella gas truck, a fully synthetic engine oil for towing and hauling in gasoline-powered pickup trucks and SUVs. 

 According to a statement issued to the press by Shell Lubricants, the oil is approved for use in Ford, GM, Ram, and Toyota gas-powered trucks and SUVs. “We have more than 40 years’ experience protecting hard-working engines, so we understand what kind of operating conditions these vehicles are likely to face,” said Megan Pino, Shell Rotella global brand manager. 

 The new oil comes in three viscosity grades: 0W-20, 5W-20 and 5W-30 beginning in January in the United States and in May in Canada. The oil will be available in 1-quart, 5-quart and Ecobox size in the United States and a 5-litre size in Canada. 

 Shell Rotella is the first major oil brand to introduce a complete portfolio of fully synthetic motor oils for both heavy-duty diesel engines and gasoline-powered trucks and SUVs.