PETRONAS announced as Strategic Lubricants Partner


Kolkata: PETRONAS Lubricants (India) Pvt. Ltd (PLIPL) and Tata Motors announced their
new partnership today at a signing ceremony, making PETRONAS Lubricants a strategic
lubricants partner for Tata Motors’ Commercial vehicles.
Speaking on this partnership, Mr. Giuseppe Pedretti, Regional Managing Director – Asia for
PETRONAS Lubricants International (PLI) said, “It is a matter of great pride for us to partner
with Tata Motors, the leading commercial vehicle manufacturer in India, from the house of the
globally admired Tata Group. We are excited to see how this strategic partnership helps elevate
both PLI and Tata Motors to the next level.”
Mr. Pranav Bhanage, CEO of PLIPL said, “This partnership further strengthens the
relationship between our two organizations given that we also supply lubricants for Tata Motors’
Passenger vehicles and is a testimony to the quality of our PETRONAS Fluid Technology
Mr. Bhanage also highlighted the holistic nature of the partnership which not only pertains to the
supply of lubricants for the After Market channel of Tata Motors, but also in the Research and
Development of new lubricants tailored to Tata Motors’ evolving needs.
Commenting on the alliance, Mr. R. Ramakrishnan – Global Head, Customer Care,
Commercial Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors said, “We are delighted to have
PETRONAS as Tata Motors’ strategic lubricant partner for our commercial vehicles. This
partnership will further increase the accessibility of Tata Motors Genuine Oil, at competitive
prices to our customers. Tata Motors Genuine Oil – a unique oil formulated by Tata Motors,
enhances the vehicle’s performance, fuel efficiency, enabling long duty-cycles and higher
uptime. This alliance will ensure that the high-quality oil will be available at Tata Motors’
authorized workshops across India.”