With an aim to address customers' needs across segments of two, three and four-wheelers, Petromin Express India established a partnership with HPCL to set up around 1,000 vehicle service centres at the latter's retail outlets in India. Operating in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia since 1968, Petromin is the leading mobility solutions player in automotive technology, multimodal mobility, and sustainable transportation segment.
As per the agreement, Petromin Express - HPCL co-branded outlets will offer customers a world-class vehicle ownership experience at affordable prices. Petromin Corporation - KSA, a mobility solutions leader, will work with HPCL to set up these co-branded quick service outlets to offer a wide range of solutions under one roof – including HP lube change, light repairs, periodical maintenance, battery, tyres, AC and eco car wash services at retail outlets of HPCL across India, a communication from Petrmin noted.
Sandeep Maheshwari, Executive Director - Retail, HPCL and Kalyana Sivagnanam, Group CEO of Petromin Corporation, signed the partnership agreement. Amit Garg, Director Marketing, HPCL, also attended the event.
Sivagnanam said, “Our collaboration will be an opportunity to introduce outstanding customer experience, products and services to vehicle owners at HP retail centers in India.”
Sanjay Nigam, CEO, Petromin India & SE Asia, said, “The announcement of Petromin’s partnership with HPCL is a landmark moment to embark upon a game-changing vehicle maintenance network in India. It will cater to a growing unfulfilled demand of discerning Indian customers who want quality service, parts and trust at affordable prices. Two strong brands coming together will build confidence in the minds of the customers.”
According to Ashnut Chopra, MD, Automin Car Services (a Petromin JV), the company aims to address the gap in the market. The response to the pilot garages in Chennai has been extremely positive, and 'I am so excited to take this forward,” he added.