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09 June 2011

Shellane pulls off a Fleet Revolution with Mercedes-Benz

Words and photos by Christopher Kho
Shell Gas (LPG) Philippines, Inc. recently unveiled a special partnership with the three-pointed star moniker. Under the “Shellane Fleet Revolution” program, 18 Mercedes-Benz Actros Trucks were enlisted to safely transport their LPG products in line with the petroleum giant's commitment to provide its customers with safe, reliable, and high-quality products and services. This venture also reinforces Shellane's action towards road safety.  
“Our partnership with Mercedes-Benz, a brand that is also known worldwide for producing safe and high quality trucks, is a testament to our commitment to raise the bar on quality of service and products for our customers,” said Ramon del Rosario, General Manager for Shell Gas (LPG) Philippines, Inc.
With over 230,000 units produced world-wide, the Mercedes-Benz Actros is used in 98 countries and is acknowledged for its high overall cost-effectiveness, reliability, and fuel-efficiency. And just like any other Mercedes-Benz, this colossal transporter also features exemplary passenger comfort and cutting edge safety features. The cab's interior boasts creature comforts comparable to any luxury sedan to to enhance the driver's health and wellbeing, while features such as Lane Assistant, Telligent® proximity control, and Telligent® stability control ensures that the Actros stays on the road. 
“We are pleased to team up with Shell Gas (LPG) Philippines in ensuring road safety and the delivery of high quality products to consumers,” said Felix Ang, president of CATS Motors, Inc., the General Distributor of Mercedes-Benz trucks in the Philippines.
The commissioning of Shellane’s new Road Truck Fleet is in support to a resolution passed by the United Nations known as the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020. The program aims to save as much as 1.3 million lives from road accidents each year.
With the new Mercedes-Benz Truck fleet, Shellane surely made the best choice.