Milan, 10 April 2017 – Castrol and the Piaggio Group have signed a multiannual global agreement for the supply of lubricants for the Italian Group’s motorised two-wheeler brands, Piaggio, Vespa, Aprilia, Moto Guzzi, Derbi and Gilera.
The agreement covers the exclusive supply of first fill engine oil for Piaggio Group two-wheelers manufactured around the world and for its commercial vehicles produced in Italy, as well as the supply of Castrol industrial and driveline products.
The recommended products by Piaggio Group, Castrol POWER1 5W-40 and Castrol POWER1 10W-40, will also be available for aftersales in major world markets, and in addition will be distributed through Piaggio’s multibrand Motoplex stores in Europe and Asia Pacific.
The decision to choose Castrol as a Piaggio Group supplier followed a strict testing process including extensive field trials, which demonstrated Castrol POWER1 oil’s performance in terms of engine efficiency and durability.
The Piaggio and Castrol brands have a number of points in common: both brands are more than 100 years old and both are recognized as pioneers in their respective fields. Moreover both of them have a great track record of victories: Piaggio Group’s brands have collectively won 104 world racing titles and Castrol has been a supplier and partner on 21 world land speed records.