EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novvi, a leading producer of high performance renewable oils, today announced Novvi engine oils are now American Petroleum Institute (API) certified and delivered superior performance over more than a half million miles of raceway driving. Together, these accomplishments mark significant industry traction and validate that Novvi engine oils surpass industry benchmarks for performance and sustainability across all cars.
“For renewable oils to transform the growing automotive lubricant market, they need to compete on performance and cost. Novvi’s product clearly delivers a better value across performance, price, durability and sustainability,” said Jeff Brown, Novvi CEO. “These accomplishments demonstrate that Novvi engine oils can help every car on the planet run better, cleaner and longer.”
Novvi is the first to commercially produce renewable engine oil that offers superior performance at an unbeatable value. Today leading automotive organizations, ranging from the largest U.S. trade association in the oil industry to the world’s busiest racing venue, confirmed Novvi engine oils’ achievements:
- Earned American Petroleum Institute (API) certification for a full range of viscosity grades. API certification demonstrates Novvi meets rigorous industry performance and reliability standards for all vehicle types. Novvi is the first to commercialize plant-based oils that meet the full performance requirements of the industry.
- Clocked more than half a million miles at Sonoma Raceway, a premier racing venue for events ranging from NASCAR to amateur road races. Novvi engine oils were universally applied across all vehicle types from high-powered equipment to fleet vehicles, as well as advanced racecars and go-carts at the simraceway Performance Driving Center. Sonoma selected Novvi’s renewable engine oils for superior performance in the most demanding operating conditions, as well as for sustainability.
“Sonoma Raceway hosts some of the most intense races in the world. Our vehicles and equipment must perform at high temperatures and speeds,” said Steve Page, president and general manager of Sonoma Raceway. “Novvi’s no-compromise oils meet our exceptionally high performance standards, while supporting our ambitious environmental goals. Our mechanics now prefer Novvi oil to premier commercial products.”
Demand for high-performance, sustainable oils will continue to expand rapidly as new efficiency standards ranging from Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) requirements to greenhouse gas emissions limits come online. Novvi’s proprietary design and manufacturing process ensures the same superior performance, sustainability and cost attributes in all vehicles, from racecars to commuter vehicles.
Novvi is the market leader in renewable oils and is a joint venture of Amyris, Inc. and Cosan S.A. Industria e Comercio. Novvi builds on Amyris’s industrial bioscience platform and Cosan’s feedstock and supply infrastructure to produce 100% renewable hydrocarbon molecules from plant sugar for automotive, marine and construction applications at unbeatable economics. Novvi designs the best oils ever built to meet the demands of the advanced machine world. Learn more: Novvi.com.