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IOC, HPCL in octane war with super petrol for premium cars, bikes, Auto News, ET Auto

The businesses had released the premium versions of petrol and diesel all-around 2008, coinciding with the entry of a slew of zippy cars and bikes in India.

NEW DELHI: IndianOil and HPCL have released a high-octane war – virtually – with super-premium petrol to corner the growing area of interest of high-functionality supercars and superbikes as competition guarantees to intensify with the imminent privatisation of Bharat Petroleum.

HPCL has been priming the industry with tender launch of 99-octane petrol underneath ‘poWer 99’ brand in 21 towns due to the fact 2017, IndianOil elevated the bar on Tuesday by heading total-throttle with a 100-octane model underneath ‘XP 100’ brand.

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan reported XP100 has put India in an elite team of 6 nations, including the US and Germany. India at the moment works by using petrol with ninety one octanes. The premium versions sold by IOC, HPCL and BPCL

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