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Cleaner Fuels - Botswana
THE CHOICE IS YOURS !
From 1st January 2006, the fuels available in Botswana will change significantly. Some of the changes include: phase-out of leaded petrol and lower sulphur levels in diesel. For Shell customers, this is great news, because it means we will be launching a whole new portfolio of the highest quality fuels, including ....
Deposits created on engine valves due to ordinary unleaded petrolDeposits removed from engine due to the use of Shell V-Power Unleaded
A clean engine will help ensure the optimum mixing of fuel and air in the cylinder and help improve the combustion process - giving you Power at your command.To get the best performance out of your car, try Shell V-Power Unleaded. It is available at all Shell Service Stations in Botswana
From the 1st of January 2006, Botswana will phase out leaded petrol.
In order to ensure that our customers are not adversely impacted by this change, Shell scientists have developed Shell Ultra LRP. This Lead Replacement Petrol (LRP) is specially designed for cars that were originally designed to use leaded petrol.
Shell Ultra LRP is a result of Shell's involvement in lead phase-out programmes in over 50 countries worldwide.
Shell Ultra LRP Contains a metallic additive that provides protection to "soft valve seats" that are fitted in some, mainly older engine types.
However, The vast majority of cars in Botswana can safely use Shell V-Power Unleaded, so we recommend you ask our specially trained Fuels Advisor at your local Shell Service Station to inform you about the best fuel choice for your car.
If your engine was designed to run on leaded fuel, go to Shell and ask for Shell Ultra LRP. It is available at all Shell Service Stations across Botswana.
Deposits created on injectors due to an ordinary diesel fuel
Deposits prevented due to the use of Shell Diesel Extra
Choosing a diesel vehicle can be a very smart decision as it gives significantly better fuel economy than petrol engines. With today's fuel prices, this is without a doubt, a great benefit.In order to further add to the benefits of diesel driving, we have developed Shell Diesel Extra, which is specially formulated to give you extra engine protection, at no extra cost. Ordinary diesel can lead to harmful deposits and corrosion build-up in the engine. Shell Diesel Extra, however, is designed to keep your engine clean and prevent deposits from clogging your fuel injectors. Shell Diesel Extra forms a protective layer over important and expensive parts of your engine, protecting them from corrosion. Rotary Fuel Pump
With regular diesel corrosive damage can occur
With Shell Diesel Extra engine parts are protected against corrosion
So, if you're looking for a diesel fuel that protects your engine at no extra cost, try Shell Diesel Extra today. It is available at all Shell Service Stations in Botswana.