PT. Pertamina (Persero) recently worked with one of the German luxury car manufacturer, PT. Mercedes-Benz Indonesia (MBI PT) as APM Mercedes in Indonesia. This cooperation is conducted for the supply of diesel fuel for Pertamina Dex diesel Mercedes lineup.
The partnership, signed by Suhartoko, Senior Vice President Marketing & Distribution Fuel PT. Pertamina (Persero) and Claus Weidner, President & CEO of PT. Mercedes-Benz Indonesia is carried out in conjunction with the launch of Mercedes-Benz diesel cars for the type ML 250 CDI.
Consideration in the selection of Pertamina DEX also adapted to the requirements of Mercedes-Benz vehicles such modern diesel manifold presented by Claus Weidner, President & CEO of PT. Mercedes-Benz that all diesel vehicles Mercedes-Benz meets Euro 4 emission standards that require high-quality diesel fuel with a low sulfur content to produce great power, fuel economy, smooth sound and exhaust emissions that are environmentally friendly, which only owned by Pertamina DEX products.
Suhartoko also said that consumer response to modern diesel engine technology increases every year, seen from Pertamina DEX sales growth, which increased by 150% over the previous year. To meet market demand, Pertamina has provided Pertamina DEX with dispenser (without packaging) evenly in 220 gas stations on the island of Sumatra, Java, Bali, and Borneo. In addition, there are about 800 gas stations that also provide Pertamina DEX with packaging in Indonesia.