Vivo Energy, the company that distributes and markets Shell branded fuels and lubricants, has launched an all-new, energy efficient fuels, Shell FuelSave Unleaded Petrol and Shell FuelSave Diesel, in Uganda.
The introduction of Shell FuelSave Unleaded Petrol and Shell FuelSave Diesel was announced at a press conference where Vivo Energy Managing Director, Ivan Kyayonka and Retail and Lubricants Manager, Edward Walugembe, unveiled the products. Also present at the launch was Mr. Andreas Dreyer, Shell Scientist from Shell Global Solutions Laboratories in Hamburg Germany who delivered a technical presentation on the product's benefits.
With the Ugandan market vulnerable to fluctuations in energy prices consumers will be pleased to know that Shell FuelSave Unleaded Petrol and Shell FuelSave Diesel will be made available at no extra cost.
Shell FuelSave Unleaded Petrol and Shell FuelSave Diesel, are two breakthrough regular priced fuels which are designed to last longer from the very first tank. They represent Shell’s most advanced economy fuels ever but cost no more than the Shell Unleaded Extra and Shell Diesel Extra that customers have hitherto bought from Shell forecourts.
Speaking at the launch, Ivan Kyayonka, Vivo Energy Managing Director said: “Drivers now have a more fuel efficient option available to them at the pump; something we know they have been longing for. Both Shell FuelSave Unleaded Petrol and Shell FuelSave Diesel are regular priced fuels designed to last longer, therefore helping you to reduce your fuel consumption and costs. All you have to do to start making your fuel last longer is look for the signs and fill up. And it won’t cost you anything extra.”
The innovation behind the new fuels lies in their instantaneous fuel economy formula, which helps improve fuel efficiency from the very first tank.
“Shell FuelSave Unleaded Petrol is designed to reduce energy losses by lubricating where engine oils are less effective, such as the upper piston ring. It is also designed to keep inlet valves clean, prevent deposit formation and improve engine efficiency. Shell FuelSave Diesel is designed to ignite and burn more effectively, helping to produce more efficient combustion in your engine. It is also designed to help protect against the build-up of deposits.” Kyayonka added.
“We are passionate about helping the worlds motorists get more out of their fuel and innovative and cleaner fuels are an obvious way for us as a company to make a difference. The great thing about fuel efficiency is that it delivers on so many fronts. It means better value for money, improved driver safety and it delivers for the economy and the environment." added Retail and Lubricants Manager, Edward Walugembe
To show drivers the benefits of Shell FuelSave Unleaded Petrol and Shell FuelSave Diesel, Andreas Dreyer, Shell Scientist conducted a demonstration where he explained how using the new fuels and making a few simple changes to driving habits can help drivers reduce their fuel consumption and costs.
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Vivo Energy Uganda, the company that distributes and markets Shell-branded fuels and lubricants, was established in February 2013. The Shell brand has been in Uganda for over 60 years. Vivo Energy Uganda has a storage capacity of 7,289 m³ and 115 service stations with a majority offering of Shell Cards and convenience retail stores. Vivo Energy Uganda employs 110 people but the business provides indirect employment to over 3,000 people. The company is recognised as the leader in the oil industry especially championing and setting standards for safety in sales and distribution.
Vivo Energy operates in Retail; Commercial Fuels (Marine, Mining and Aviation in partnership with Vitol Aviation); Liquefied Petroleum Gas and Lubricants in Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Mauritius, Madagascar, Morocco, Mozambique, Mali, Namibia, Senegal, Tunisia and Uganda.
The company employs around 2,000 people and operates 1,400 retail stations under the Shell brand and has access to approximately 900,000 cubic meters of fuel storage capacity. Shell and Vivo Lubricants will have blending capacity of around 150,000 metric tons at plants in seven countries (Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal) producing Shell branded lubricants.
For more information about Vivo Energy please visit www.vivoenergy.com