Switching to Shell Rimula R6 oils helped Germany’s largest bus company combat the issue of high concentrations of soot and ash residues in their DPF (Diesel Particulate Filters) filters. This led to a reported annual saving of US$188,200.
Baruna Group’s short-haul diesel trucks had engine reliability problems and oil-drain intervals of only 5,000 km. Using Shell Rimula R3 X extended their ODI’s (Oil Drain Interval) to 15,000km, saving a reported US$155,453 per annum.
The Shell LubeAnalyst service helped a parcel delivery company identify issues in three engines and return them to the manufacturer whilst still under warranty. This saved an estimated US$46,000 in engine rebuilds.