BANGKOK, 29 November 2012 – Petrol conglomerate PTT has begun offering free engine check-ups from yesterday until December 5th as part of a global warming alleviation campaign.
PTT President and CEO Pailin Chuchotetaworn, elaborated that PTT has cooperated with the Vocational Education Commission to offer the service by technical students since 2004, in order to help promote fuel efficiency and reduce air pollution.
84-thousand vehicles were checked under the campaign last year, potentially reducing 13-thousand tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions. PTT expects 120-thousand vehicles to come in for service this year, which could help cut 23-thousand tonnes of CO2 emissions.
Free full engine tune-up services are available at 55 PTT stations while minor check-ups, available until December 31st, are on offer at 97 ProCheck service centres. PTT lubricant oil will also be sold at discounted prices at the service spots.
By RADIO THAILAND & INSIGHT INFO