Mobil Delvac 1 and Vodafone Mclaren Mercedes are Partners in Truck Driver Efficiency

Mobil Delvac 1™ LE 5W-30 and Mobilube 1 SHC™ 75W-90 are the key to optimising fuel economy of the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes truck fleet.Mobil Delvac 1 LE 5w-30 Thumbnail

ExxonMobil and Vodafone McLaren Mercedes have joined forces in a bid to generate a driver-efficiency competition that will mean the team’s truck drivers going head-to-head as they strive to gain more points than their rivals at races in Monaco, Britain and Spain.

The competition will run until the Italian Grand Prix which is September 8, 2013. The truck drivers are competing for £500 worth in shopping vouchers, a grand stand ticket to the British Grand Prix 2014 and a trophy will ultimately awarded at a prize dinner in November 2013. There will also be an award for the runner-up and most improved driver of the season.

The competition, which is open to 17 commercial vehicle drivers, has a similar point scoring system as the Grand Prix (25 points for 1st place) Points are awarded after the race weekend. Drivers are closely monitored and penalised for four main areas: Pedal movement (levels of throttle pressure & brake pedal usage), Engine operation (measurement of optimum engine usage), Idle consumption (degree of idle consumption) and Coasting (level of vehicle coasting).  

Mobil Delvac 1 LE 5w-30 & Mobilube 1 SHC 75w-90 are the two products that are being used in Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks. Mobil Delvac LE 5w-30 is an advanced heavy-duty diesel engine oil that meets all the technical details and requirements of the current and latest, advanced engines meeting Euro VI emissions limits. These products offer hugely important valuable sustainability benefits ­ including the all-important fuel economy saving characteristics that make Mobil Delvac 1 LE 5w-30 & Mobilube 1 SHC 75w-90 so famous. Mobilube 1 SHC 75w-90 is a supreme performance gear lubricant that is perfectly designed for driveline applications.

If you would like to know more about Mobil Delvac 1 Lubricants or any other product WP Group has to offer please call 0800 980 6172 or email   

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