The yellow and green colours could wrongly suggest Yacco is from BP. It is however a Total brand since 1992.
In 1920of Barcelona founded a company with at its head. OMO sold its oils, soon renowned for their quality, under the brand name Yacco. The company changed its name to Yacco in 1926.
Yacco was the oil with which —in the spring of 1932— Citroën achieved a record distance of 136000 km at an average speed of 104km/h. During the 1930s there was a permanent struggle for the title between Yacco and Spidoleine.
More at the brand's website: www.yacco.com (latest check XI.2019).
Castrol was founded in 1899 and for some time also owned the Veedol brand.
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A leaflet from the mid 1930s shows that its products were sold in 44 French airports, as well as 4 in French North Africa and 13 elsewhere in Europe (as far away as Warsaw and Wien). It also claims that Air France flew 1 186 000 km and transported 19 959 passengers using Huile Orange. (information I. Byrne)
Bardahl is an American brand established in 1939 by, a Norwegian immigrant who arrived in the United States in 1922. He worked hard and in 1939 had enough money to buy a small chemical company. He personally oversaw the operation, supplied racers with oil to try them out, sponsored cars and made his products top sellers shortly after World-War II. Ole died in 1989.
Thewas as small-town oil and gas company in the early 1900s. In 1931, the company completed a long distance natural gas transportation system: a pipe-line from Amarillo (Texas) to Chicago. The brand changed its name to CITGO in 1965 and was purchased by Petroleos de Venezuela in the 1990s.
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