Issue: Jun 2011


Universal Lubricants Motor Oil Receives GM's High Quality Certification



by Steve Barclay

Universal Lubricants announced that its Super XHD Synthetic 5W30 has received the distinguished General Motors (GM) dexos1(TM) certification.The company's motor oil is a dexos1(TM) full synthetic that is both API-SN and ILSAC-GF5 approved.

Specifically designed to meet the needs of GM gasoline engines, the dexos1(TM) accreditation attests to the product's proven performance during rigorous testing. Meeting GM's exacting standards, Universal Lubricant's Super XHD Synthetic 5W30 oil ensures ultimate engine protection by offering: (1) Improved viscometric properties, which generate less friction in the engine and contribute to enhanced fuel economy; (2) aeration resistance, which enables efficient fuel-saving; (3) superior oxidation and deposit-forming tendencies, which reduces emission output; and (4) minimized frequency of required oil changes, extending the time and mileage between drain intervals.

"Like Universal Lubricants, GM understands that a car's performance, durability, and environmental sensitivity depends on the quality of the motor oil that goes into the vehicle. The right oil keeps an engine in optimal health for sustained periods of time; substandard oil causes an engine to operate disappointingly and may even inflict harm," said John Wesley, chief executive officer of Universal Lubricants. "So, whether it's a Chevrolet, GMC or Buick, GM drivers can rest assured that there is no better option than our dexos1(TM) certified Super XHD Synthetic 5W30 for their engines."

Made of the highest quality base oil and additives, Universal Lubricant's Super XHD Synthetic 5W30 is blended at the company's facility in Wichita, Kansas.

"Universal Lubricants always knew our robust synthetic motor oil would exceed even the highest expectations of the auto industry -- and while we're incredibly pleased, we can't say we're surprised that GM found this to be true, as well," added Wesley.

About Universal Lubricants

Universal Lubricants is one of America's oldest, most trusted used oil collection, re-refining and new oil distribution leaders. The company operates 28 facilities in 14 states and operates one of the world's most technologically advanced re-refineries in Wichita, Kansas. Utilizing a tightly controlled closed-loop process, Universal Lubricants collects used motor oil from across the country, processes it through their advanced refinery, and then blends the re-refined oil into high quality API certified motor oils and lubricants that meet SAE requirements and current OEM specifications. To ensure performance and reliability, the company's finished products go through rigorous lab testing and are real world proven for the most demanding driving environments. Universal Lubricants employs 380 American workers and is a Pegasus Capital Advisors portfolio company. For more information, please visit www.universallubes.com


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