Renault partners Castrol for aftersales engine oil lubricants

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 18 Dec 2019

L-R: Rajiv Govil, vice president – workshop and OEM sales, Castrol India and Venkatram Mamillapalle - CEO and MD, Renault India at the signing ceremony of the Renault-Castrol strategic partnership

Renault India has forged a partnership with Castrol India to exclusive supply aftersales engine oil lubricants, effective from January 1, 2020. This announcement is an extension of a global strategic partnership between Groupe Renault and Castrol.

Venkatram Mamillapalle, Country CEO and managing director, Renault India Operations, said, “We are happy to partner with Castrol in India for lubricants in our aftersales network. I am confident that Renault and Castrol’s strong and growing partnership will enable us to combine the excellent skills and knowledge across both organisations to explore new opportunities in India’s rapidly evolving market.”

Sandeep Sangwan, who will take over as managing director, Castrol India, with effect from 1 January 2020 added, “This is a big moment for us as we collaborate with Renault in India. We look forward to working closely with a global brand like Renault to deliver high performance and advanced lubricants to its customers, and jointly develop breakthroughs for the transport of tomorrow.”

Renault India currently has a sales network of over 350 sales and 260 service facilities across the country. Renault India cars are manufactured in the manufacturing facility located in Oragadam, Chennai, with a capacity of 480,000 units per annum.