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Automovill appoints TotalEnergies as exclusive lubricants partner in India

Through this association, TotalEnergies lubricants will be used in over 500 Automovill workshops across the country.

Bengaluru: Automovill, a full-stack mobility start-up, has announced an association with TotalEnergies Marketing India Pvt Ltd (TEMIPL) as its exclusive Lubricants Partner. Under the partnership, TEMIPL will supply the premium range of automotive lubricants to all Automovill outlets.

This association brings together the technical expertise and research capabilities of TotalEnergies and the new-age auto service chain model by Automovill in key markets across India. Currently, Automovill operates 70 co-owned workshops and over 500 partner garages across India.

Automovill offers tech-enabled car detailing, car servicing, and refurbishment services for B2B. The company has recently expanded its operations to Eastern and Central India, effectively providing car repair services across 20 cities in 14 states. As part of the partnership, Automovill outlets will co-brand with TotalEnergies across the network.

Speaking on the partnership, Syed Shakilur Rahman, CEO, Lubricants for South Asia, TEMIPL, said, “We are pleased to announce this collaboration as another step towards expanding our footprint to meet the growing demand for quality products. With car repair and full stack auto service models becoming a trend, a huge unorganised market is getting reshaped. The partnership adds to our continuous efforts to provide consumers with technologically advanced and superior lubricants for their vehicles to keep them performing at their best.”

“New-age auto service start-ups are expected to propel the Indian repair market to USD 25 billion. As the auto repair market is growing and re-engineered, we are trying to set standardisation in the process. The market has remained unorganised for the longest time, resulting in users facing trust issues and affordability challenges. While we move forward to offer quality service with genuine parts and components, association with a global brand like TotalEnergies will be significant to the journey,” said Ramana Sambu, Co-Founder & CBO, Automovill.