Expert warn on fake engine oil, substandard lubricants

Emir Kayalioglu, chief executive officer, Industrial and Trade VKS Group has warned that the proliferation of fake engine oil by counterfeiters is not only placing engine life at risk but also the lives of the occupants of the vehicle.

Kayalioglu who spoke during the 2022 Equipment and Manufacturing West Africa Exhibition explained that the use of low quality lubricants can lead to very negative consequences, up to overhauling the engine, “by purchasing lubricants in centres with a good reputation and brand accreditation, you significantly reduced the likelihood of buying fake product.”

He said that Aksoy Nigeria specialize in distributing a wide range of global top tier lubricants in Nigeria and ECOWAS countries, “Backed by a 44 year-wealth of expertise, sales support and leading brands in lubricants, Aksoy Nigeria aims to differentiate itself by generating sustainable value for its customers.

“We offer products such as premium, gasoline, diesel, gear oils, hydraulic oils, transformer oils, transmission fluids for passenger cars, motorcycles, heavy duty trucks and industrial machineries are supplied to our distinguished customers.”

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Corroborating his views, Semih Genç, chief operating officer, Aksoy Holding, said that they offer into the Nigeria market, two lubricant products with international recognition, “Hyundai XTeer is a high performance engine oil, formulated from 100 per cent high quality base fluids It is fully suitable for use in passenger car and light truck gasoline engines, passenger car diesel engines and passenger car LPG engines under all operating conditions.

“Petronas Lubricants is a unique formulation that absorbs and transfers excessive heat away from your engine. It also provides ultimate power output with excellent fuel economy and is the perfect choice for people who care about the long term performance of their vehicle.”

International Trade and Business Development Manager for Aksoy Holding, Gokhan Kalayli, said that they also offer services in different areas ranging from hospitality, real estate, and construction, power generation, and international trade among others.

“Fuel retail & lubricants and power generation are the core sectors of Aksoy Holding. These activities are carried out through Aksoy Holding and its subsidiaries. Aksoy Holding, with a history stretching back 91 years, is an oil and energy focused investment company with leading subsidiaries in their sectors.”

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