You’re go­ing to be hear­ing a lot more about ZIC

Motor Equipment News - - OILS AND LUBRICANTS -

ZIC Mo­tor Oils is ar­guably the big­gest name in our lo­cal au­to­mo­tive in­dus­try that most peo­ple haven’t heard of! That is about to change!

ZIC Mo­tor Oil is a high qual­ity prod­uct pro­duced in par­ent com­pany, SK Lu­bri­cants, re­fin­ery based in Ul­san, South Korea. The re­fin­ery it­self is state of the art, cov­er­ing a whop­ping 8.2 mil­lion square me­tres, and is cur­rently the sec­ond largest re­fin­ery on the planet. The re­fin­ery pro­duces the main in­gre­di­ent of ZIC Mo­tor Oils – the SK Lu­bri­cants patented ‘Yubase’ Group III Syn­thetic base oil. Yubase is the world’s largest Group III syn­thetic base oil by vol­ume.

All ZIC Mo­tor Oils are made us­ing Yubase, giv­ing all ZIC Mo­tor Oils a higher VI (vis­cos­ity in­dex) com­pared to com­pa­ra­ble prod­ucts made us­ing a min­eral base oil. When com­bined with high qual­ity ad­di­tive pack­ages, the end re­sult is a high qual­ity fin­ished prod­uct.

ZIC boasts fac­tory fill for en­gine oil at Hyundai Mo­tors, Kia Mo­tors, Nis­san and Re­nault, along with the fac­tory fill for GM’s Dexron VI au­to­matic trans­mis­sion fluid. Sup­ple­ment­ing th­ese fac­tory fills is a num­ber of OEM ap­provals from lead­ing man­u­fac­tur­ers in­clud­ing BMW, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, VW and Volvo. ZIC is also the fac­tory fill gear oil for Tesla.

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