Shell, Mahindra Form Partnership

Noria news wires

Shell Lubricants recently announced a new strategic partnership with Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd., which are part of the $20.7 billion Mahindra Group.

Under the agreement, Shell and Mahindra will work together to offer high-performance lubricants, such as engine, transmission and axle oils, including those under the Maximile brand. The lubricants will be distributed through Mahindra’s various networks.

"We are delighted to partner with Mahindra and look forward to bring next-generation mobility solutions and new technologies to the Indian market," said Mansi Tripathy of Shell Lubricants India.

Shell’s India operations is part of the company’s long-term commitment and support for the country's increasing energy needs. After the United States and China, India is the third-largest market for lubricants. Shell’s customers in India include John Deere, Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Komatsu and Thermax.

"We are pleased to join hands with Shell," said Hemant Sikka of Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. "Both companies have core strength areas in their respective fields. In addition, Shell and Mahindra have joined forces to unleash the power of two major brands in order to accelerate the future of transport in India and beyond."

Headquartered in Mumbai, India, the Mahindra Group is a federation of companies that employs more than 240,000 people across 100 countries.

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