Chevron’s new aftermarket fuel additive targets powersports and small engines
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Chevron’s new aftermarket fuel additive targets powersports and small engines

Chevron Products Company, a division of Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and leading provider of premium aftermarket fuel additives, engine oils, lubricants, coolants, and related products, has announced the retail rollout of its new Techron® Protection Plus Powersports & Small Engine Fuel System Treatment.

Following extensive development and testing, additive delivers superior performance and protection combined with the advanced cleaning power of Techron in on- and off-road environments.

Engineered specifically for gasoline-powered motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs, watercraft, karts, snowmobiles, and scooters as well as portable outdoor power equipment used under all conditions, Techron Powersports & Small Engine Fuel System Treatment is now available at AutoZone stores in the U.S. and on The product is also currently available at and, with additional retailers to be announced over the coming months.

The fuel additive restores power and performance while optimizing fuel efficiency as it cleans fuel injectors, combustion chambers, throttle bodies, and carburetors. The additive’s performance detergents minimize cold-start problems and deposit-related knock and ping by removing carbon deposits in the combustion chamber; dissolves and prevents intake-valve deposits for smoother idling and enhanced throttle response, and cleans and controls gum and varnish build-up in the fuel system.

For maximum effectiveness, Techron Powersports & Small Engine begins to clean up the fuel system and engine with the first application and then keeps it clean as the vehicle or equipment is fueled up, re-treated and operated.

Developed for superior performance in the most severe operating environments, the additive’s alcohol- and emulsifier-free formula does not contribute to water uptake. Recommended for use in all gasoline engines, including carbureted, two- and four- stroke, port or electronic fuel injected, Techron Powersports & Small Engine is ideal for ethanol-free gasoline and equipped to fight off the many harmful effects of ethanol- blended fuels, from E10 to E85.

Techron Powersports & Small Engine stabilizes fuel up to 24 months and it also delivers performance benefits with every fill-up. Test data has shown that Techron Powersports & Small Engine provides best-in-class corrosion protection, making it an ideal choice for powersports enthusiasts and power equipment operators looking to get the most from their machines.

“Techron is committed to developing superior fuel additives for all internal-combustion engines. Our industry research revealed a distinct need for a more powerful solution in the powersports and small engine market,” said Joe DeFina, Chevron’s North America fuel additives business manager. “As a result, we engineered the most comprehensive, high-performance fuel additive and tested it for the harshest environments. Whether customers are seeking everyday reliability, working power or maximum performance at wide-open throttle, our Powersports & Small Engine Fuel System Treatment combines ultimate protection with the cleaning power of the Techron brand.”

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