Exxon Mobil Corporation (ticker: XOM, exchange: New York Stock Exchange (.N))
News Release -
ExxonMobil Heavy Duty Engine Oils Meet New API CI-4 Plus Specification
FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 10, 2004--Exemplifying its
commitment to be at the forefront of lubrication technology and the
depth of its product offerings for the heavy-duty vehicle market,
ExxonMobil today announced that four of its heavy-duty diesel engine
oils have met the American Petroleum Institute's (API) new CI-4 Plus
The company's Exxon XD-3 Elite 15W-40, Exxon XD-3 Extra 15W-40,
Mobil Delvac 1300 Super 15W-40 and Mobil Delvac 1 5W-40, all meet the
API CI-4 Plus specification.
A modification of API's CI-4 standard, originally released in
October 2002, CI-4 Plus licensed lubricants are required to deliver
improved soot handling and shear stability performance in all engines.
These improvements enable engine oils licensed under the API CI-4 Plus
specification to better withstand the severity of the latest
low-emission engines. The CI-4 Plus standard is scheduled to take
effect September 1, 2004.
"Having our premium heavy-duty engines oils meet API's new CI-4
Plus standard, along with all major industry and OEM specifications,
demonstrates how ExxonMobil continues to stand at the forefront of
lubricant technology," said Henrik Hansen, marketing manager -
Americas, ExxonMobil Lubricants & Specialties. "With the depth of our
product offerings, we can meet any of our customers' needs, regardless
if they operate a brand new truck with a low-emission engine or have
an older truck that they rely on."
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