[아시아경제 김혜원 기자] GS Caltex announced on the 14th that it had introduced Kixx EV, a lubricant brand for electric vehicles.
Kixx EV is GS Caltex’s leading brand of lubricants for electric vehicles. Lubricating oils for electric vehicles include transmission lubricating oil with gear reducer or motor reducer integrated, and cooling system lubricating oil that cools the heat of the battery. Lubricants for electric vehicles not only play an important role in the efficient operation and life extension of parts by preventing wear and tear, but also improve battery operation efficiency by regulating electric vehicle batteries to maintain an appropriate temperature.
GS Caltex has completed the development of transmission lubricants for electric vehicles and is developing cooling system lubricants for electric vehicles. In particular, GS Caltex is developing various lubricants for electric vehicles at a global level by participating in a consortium for electric vehicle lubricants development hosted by the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), a US research institute. Transmission lubricant developed by GS Caltex is being supplied to domestic electric vehicle manufacturers.
An official from GS Caltex said, “To respond to the rapidly changing eco-friendly mobility market, we will continue our efforts to develop lubricants for electric vehicles, starting with Kicks Hybrid, an engine oil for hybrid vehicles released last year.” “We will continue our efforts to develop eco-friendly lubricant technology.” said GS Caltex plans to complete the development of eco-friendly lubricants and eco-friendly product containers made using bio-materials this year.
GS Caltex has been manufacturing and selling lubricants since 1969. In particular, since its launch in 2005, Kixx has grown into a leading domestic lubricant brand that includes 180 types of lubricants for automobiles and industrial applications. GS Caltex Kixx has been selected as the No. 1 brand in the lubricant sector for five consecutive years at the ‘Korea First Brand Grand Prize’ hosted by the Korea Consumer Forum.
By Kim Hye-won, staff reporter [email protected]
Source: 아시아경제신문 실시간 속보 by www.asiae.co.kr.
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