Continually, as new engines are produced, the need arises for new, better lubricating oils to suit them. That is why one of the most important activities of an oil firm is the work done in its research laboratories and engine-testing stations.
The Shell Research Centre at Thornton, in Cheshire, is the biggest in Britain, and one of the best equipped in the world. Knowledge gained at this centre is pooled with knowledge gained at Shell Research Centres in other parts of the world.
Shell’s continual search for “something better” is one reason why Motor Manufacturers recommend the use of Shell Oil for their cars.
Leadership in Lubrication
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