Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd., a Hinduja Group company, announced an exclusive partnership with Altigreen for supply of EV Fluids like brake and gear oils. Through this exclusive tie-up, Gulf will now manufacture customized EV fluids for commercial electric vehicle maker Altigreen. This partnership will give Altigreen direct access to the R&D capabilities of Gulf Oil India for building a complete portfolio of vehicle fluids optimized specifically for EV needs.
Gulf introduced its wide range of EV fluids in September of last year, offering specially formulated products like Gulf Formula Hybrid for EVs and hybrid vehicles, Gulf eLEC Coolant, Gulf eLEC Driveline Fluid, and Gulf eLEC Brake Fluid.
Sixth Sense, Xponentia and Reliance backed start-up Altigreen, is a leading manufacturer of electric three-wheelers with over 1,000 electric three-wheelers on the road catering to the last-mile mobility segment. The first product – AGP Gear Oil would soon be available at Altigreen sales and service channels. This and other specially formulated Gulf EV Fluids will now power Altigreen’s Low Deck and High Deck cargo electric vehicles.
The strategic agreement was signed between Mr. Ravi Chawla, MD & CEO, Gulf Oil India, and Dr. Amitabh Saran, Co-founder & CEO, Altigreen in Bengaluru today.
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Ravi Chawla, MD & CEO, Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd said, “We are delighted to partner with Altigreen. This partnership highlights commitment from both brands to help India achieve environmental targets partly through the progress on electrification of vehicles by the year 2030. With every OEM partnership, Gulf as a lubricant brand understands the changing demands of electric vehicles and develops products that will go a long way. Through this collective work towards the development of the E-mobility ecosystem, Gulf is optimistic about providing significant solutions for the performance and efficiency of EVs.”
Dr. Amitabh Saran, Co-founder & CEO, Altigreen, said, “Altigreen is determined to change the way three-wheeler electric cargo vehicles are manufactured and experienced in India. Our partnership with Gulf for its extensive line of specially formulated high-end EV Fluids will provide our customers and end-users with advanced solutions that further improve the efficiency and driveability of EVs. These EV fluids will provide optimum levels of lubrication ensuring increased durability of e-axle components. We hope to have a long partnership with Gulf that will help accelerate the adoption of electric three-wheelers in India.”