Tata Motors and Total Lubrifiants signed an aftermarket partnership agreement to supply high performance Total-branded lubricants, across the Tata Motors sales and service points in international markets.
“This agreement is the demonstration of the excellent relationships established between both companies. It also illustrates our commitment to sustainable growth in the global marketplace and in developing world class products and services to best satisfy our customer’s expectations,” said Phillipe Charleux, vice president of Total Lubrifiants.
Total Lubrifiants, with 45 lube blending plants around the world and operations in 150 countries, will support the Tata Motors service network by providing the latest generation of lubricants. The lubricant arm of French oil and gas company Total SA had annual sales of almost 2 million tonnes in 2014.
Total Lubrifiants will also be involved in enhancing the skill of the Tata Motors network and jointly support in the modernisation of Tata Motors’ workshops across the globe.
“Through our partnership with Total Lubrifiants, we at Tata Motors are committed to provide our customers with superior quality branded lubricants, developed specially for Tata Motors commercial vehicles. This will enable our customers to enhance the performance and lower the overall costs of operating the vehicles,” said Sanjeev Garg, global head, customer care, commercial vehicles, of Tata Motors.
Tata Motors is India’s largest automobile company, with consolidated revenues of INR 188,818 crores (USD 34.7 billion) in 2012-13.