Tata Motors and Total Lubrifiants sign after-market partnership for Africa

Mumbai, December 07, 2013: Tata Motors and Total Lubrifiants, signed an after-market partnership agreement to supply Total branded lubricants and special products, across the Tata Motors sales & service points in African markets (other than South Africa), ensuring the right oil grade for delivering stringent lubrication requirements of Tata Motors commercial vehicles.

Total Lubrifiants is the market leader in Africa, operating in 43 Africans countries, supporting the Tata Motors service network with high quality lubricants, including a fuel economy range.

Tata Motors and Total Lubrifiants sign after-market partnership for African marketThe partnership agreement was signed by Mr. R T Wasan, Head – International Business, Commercial Vehicles, Tata Motors, Mr. Sanjeev Garg, Global Head – Customer Care, Commercial Vehicles, Tata Motors and Mr. Phillipe Charleux, Vice President, Total Lubrifiants, France, in the presence of Mr. B. Vijay Kumar, Chairman and Managing Director of Total Oil India Private Limited (TOIPL) and Mr. Ravi Pisharody, Executive Director, Commercial Vehicles, Tata Motors, in Mumbai.

Mr. Sanjeev Garg, Global Head – Customer Care, Commercial Vehicles, Tata Motors said, “Through our partnership with Total Lubrifiants, we at Tata Motors are pleased to ensure our customers with superior quality branded lubricants, developed specially for Tata Motors Commercial Vehicles, enhancing the performance of our engines, gearboxes and drivelines. These have enabled our customers to lower overall costs of running their vehicles. We at Tata Motors are committed to offering our customers with world-class product and services.

With this partnership Total Lubrifiants will also jointly support in the modernisation of Tata Motors workshops across Africa.

Tata Motors is the first manufacturer in Africa who started offering a pan-Africa warranty called TATA -X-TEND. With TATA -X-TEND customers can avail warranty and service support across Africa, irrespective of the country of purchase within Africa, offering peace of mind motoring.