An Interview with Ian Shannon and Chris Hayek of Pennzoil


There are a few reasons why I write. Mainly because you, the readers, can give me any voice you’d like in your head- I hope you think I’m British, because I’d like to talk that way all the time. Also, I write because I have a face for radio.

oilHowever, I will now shatter that facade, at least part of it anyway. I was given the opportunity to conduct a unique interview with some of the folks from Pennzoil Motor Oil. Other than letting you hear my voice, you get to see and hear these gentleman explain how their newest products can keep your engine cleaner than Mobil 1.

The role of motor oil has changed a lot over the past few decades. It has morphed from a way to reduce friction and heat in the engine to restoring life and cleaning internal components. I won’t go so far as call the oil formulations a “fix all in a can,” but they sure are getting there.

So, sit back and watch Ian Shannon, Global Lead in the R&D Department for automotive products, and Chris Hayek, Director of Global Brand Marketing, as they wrestle with my North Carolina twang and answer some questions we all have about the state of oil.

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