FRANKFURT, GERMANY, 13 September 2019 – ExxonMobil today announced the global launch of its Mobil EV™ offering at the 2019 IAA, featuring fluids and greases designed to meet the evolving drivetrain requirements of battery electric vehicles. By 2040, plug-in hybrids, battery-electric and fuel cell vehicles are estimated to exceed 20 percent of the world’s light-duty fleet.
“Mobility is changing and electric vehicles are becoming a greater part of the mix. Customers and OEMs are looking to optimize the range and safety performance of their electric vehicles, and ExxonMobil is uniquely positioned to deliver these benefits. This is just the start of the product and service solutions we’ll be developing to support the evolving needs of customers”, said Russ Green, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Finished Lubricants
The Mobil EV suite of products contains molecules to aid battery electric vehicles to travel further between charges, operate more safely and extend component life.
Designed to support the electric vehicle mobility needs of manufacturers and drivers alike, the Covering the full range of battery electric vehicle applications, the Mobil EV product range includes the Mobil EV Therm™, Mobil EV Drive™, Mobil EV Cool Drive™, and Mobil EV Grease™, all designed to protect and improve vehicle performance.
The recent extension of the company’s partnership with Porsche to include collaboration on its Formula E series car for the 2019/2020 season – ExxonMobil’s first entry into electric motorsports, was then followed by this launch. Mobil branded high-performance electric powertrain fluids, developed specifically to meet specialized demands of electric vehicles will be provided to Porsche by ExxonMobil.
ExxonMobil is dedicated to leveraging its fluids technology and equipment management expertise to help automobile and component manufacturers develop electric vehicles that provide users with better driving experience.