Mobil 1 to be the Featured Synthetic Motor Oil at Pep Boys
Mobil 1 Will Be Available at 6,000 Pep Boys Service Bays
-- The world's leading synthetic motor oil brand is now a featured product at the nation's leading automotive aftermarket retail and service chain. -- Pep Boys service technicians will recommend Mobil 1 as the chain's preferred synthetic motor oil. -- Pep Boys can now offer equally great oil change promotions for its 'do-it-for-me' customers that the chain offers its 'do-it-yourself' customers.
FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mobil 1, the world's leading synthetic motor oil brand, is now a featured product at Pep Boys, the nation's leading automotive aftermarket service provider. As part of a newly announced agreement, Pep Boys service technicians will recommend Mobil 1 as the chain's preferred synthetic motor oil.
"We're very excited about this agreement, which will help Pep Boys customers make a smart choice when deciding what motor oil to put in their vehicles," said Gary Eiben, U.S. retail sales manager for ExxonMobil Lubricants & Specialties. "It will be easier than ever for these customers to experience the total engine protection and excellent fuel economy that Mobil 1 offers."
Pep Boys can now offer equally great oil change promotions for its "do-it-for-me" customers that the chain offers its "do-it-yourself" customers.
"We are very excited to feature synthetic motor oil in our service bays from a brand leader such as Mobil 1, as our customers are increasingly conscious about quality and value," said Scott Webb, Pep Boys' executive vice president of merchandising and marketing. "The new partnership supports Pep Boys' vision of being the automotive solutions provider of choice for the value-oriented customer."
The world's leading synthetic motor oil brand, Mobil 1 features anti-wear technology that provides performance beyond conventional motor oils. This technology allows Mobil 1 to meet the toughest standards of car builders and to provide exceptional protection against engine wear under normal or even some of the most extreme conditions. Mobil 1 flows quickly in extreme temperatures to protect critical engine parts and is designed to maximize engine performance and help extend engine life.
About Pep Boys
Pep Boys has more than 6,000 service bays within over 590 stores located in 35 states and Puerto Rico. Along with its full-service vehicle maintenance and repair capabilities, the company also serves the commercial auto parts delivery market and is one of the leading sellers of replacement tires in the United States. Customers can find the nearest location by calling 1-800-PEP-BOYS or by visiting www.pepboys.com.
Source: Exxon Mobil Corporation
Released August 19, 2010