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Mobil 1: 40 Years of Protection, Partnership and Performance

2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the commercial introduction of the Mobil 1 brand. Since 1974, Mobil 1 synthetic motor oil has been elevating the benchmark for delivering outstanding protection and performance from an automotive engine oil. Decade after decade, the Mobil 1 brand's relationships with automakers and award-winning race teams have grown and evolved into true automotive design and innovation partnerships.

In 1974, when Mobil 1 synthetic engine oil was officially born, it was released to safely enhance fuel-efficiency. Later formulations aimed to provide protection over the widest range of temperatures and driving conditions. Another iteration lowered phosphorus levels for extended catalytic converter life. By 2002, Mobil 1 was reformulated with a unique combination of high-performance fluids and the SuperSyn™ anti-wear system for protection under extreme use.

Today, Mobil 1 continues to be the world's leading synthetic motor oil with numerous formulations across the globe. These Mobil 1 brands feature outstanding wear protection, excellent high and low temperature performance, protection against sludge and harmful deposits and excellent fuel economy benefits.

The Mobil 1 brand is widely recognized and endorsed by many of the world's leading automotive designers and manufacturers, championship-winning motorsports teams and consumers alike. In fact, Mobil 1 is the factory fill selection for more than 60 vehicle models all over the world including Porsche, Mercedes-AMG, Aston Martin, Bentley and more.

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