Thu, 27 May 2004

Motor oil additive demand on the rise

JAKARTA: Demand for moto oil additive are estimated to see an increase between 6 percent and 8 percent this year, said a licensee and producer of Agip oil additive here PT Agip Lubrindo Pratama (ALP).

General Manager of Agip distributor Pt Bahana Ramli Sulistyo said demand for oil additive will reach 100 million kiloliters and 200 million kiloliters for motorcycles, boosted by a 15 percent increase in motorcycle usage.

Therefore, to meet the increased demand, the company recently launched some new products for cars and motorcycles.

There are two new oil additive for cars: Agip Super SL and Agip Sigma Turbo while Agip 2T Plus and Agip 4T Supra are intended for motorcycles.

"We are optimistic that our new products will be able to compete in the competitive market based because of their high quality and the ability to improve performance of various engines," said Ramli said. -- JP