A company supplying specialist oils to the motor sport industry has made a six-figure investment in new trucks.
Brighouse-based Millers Oils has taken delivery of some of the UK’s first Euro 6 trucks.
The company has invested more than £200,000 in two vehicles to stay ahead of forthcoming changes to regulations governing vehicle emissions.
The Renault D18s not only meet Euro 6 standards but also feature full height cabs, air conditioning, microwaves
and fridges for driver comfort.
“The introduction of some of the UK’s first Euro 6 trucks to our fleet is a great testament to the company’s success over the last year,” said joint
managing director Nevil Hall.
“We’re committed to providing innovative oil technologies to our customers and believe in implementing efficient technologies across all aspects of our business.”
From January 1, 2014, all new trucks and buses registered in Europe must be equipped with a Euro 6 certified engine.
The new regulations require significant reductions in tail-pipe emissions along with other operational changes, including a 75% reduction of NOx emissions and 66% cut in particulate matter compared to Euro 5.
The introduction of Euro 6 vehicles to the Millers Oils fleet enables the company to continue delivering products to its customers in low emission zones.
The targets set by Euro 6 have required vehicle manufacturers to develop more efficient engines for their vehicles.
Millers Oils is working with manufacturers to develop products that reduce emissions and improve efficiency, durability and fuel economy.
The company treats the fuel used in its fleet vehicles with Millers Oils’ additives to ensure that vehicles run at optimum efficiency.
“Regulations such as Euro 6 push not only vehicle manufacturers but also suppliers like ourselves to research new and exciting technologies,” said Mr Hall.
“We help manufacturers reach the targets set by their specific industries and as a result consumers get all the benefits of decreased fuel consumption and reduced component wear.”
Millers Oils, founded in 1887, was the first to offer diesel specific engine oil for cars. Now it is a world leader in the technology of low friction. In 2012, Millers Oils launched nanotechnology engine oils. Tested against a competitor’s oil of the same viscosity, Nanodrive recorded 33% lower friction at operating temperatures of 110°C.
Millers Oils has used the expertise gained in developing motorsport and performance car oils to become a leader in oils for commercial vehicles, classic vehicles and industrial lubricants.