PSA Group and Total Renew Their Long-Standing Partnership

PSA Group and Total Renew Their Long-Standing Partnership

Total is the partner that will be recommended by all PSA Group makes for automotive lubricants for the next five years.

PSA Group and Total renew their long-standing partnership. This partnership covers the Peugeot, Citroën and DS marques and four basic areas:

  • research and development (R&D);
  • supply of first fill lubricants to PSA Group plants;
  • an exclusive after-sale-service recommendation in PSA dealerships;
  • the motor racing partnership with Peugeot Sport, Citroën Racing and DS Performance.

Total automotive lubricants are recommended and available to customers in PSA’s networks. Certified auto repair centers have access to the Total Quartz/Activa high-performance engine oils, developed specifically for PSA powertrains to ensure their performance and reliability and improve fuel efficiency.

As part of the renewed partnership, PSA Group and Total are creating joint marketing initiatives to promote their shared customers’ satisfaction.

PSA and Total also remain technical and sports partners for the upcoming challenges awaiting Citroën Racing in the WRC, Peugeot Sport in the World RX and rallies, and DS Performance in the Formula E, after winning a number of races and world championship titles in the FIA WTCC, WRC and World RX and the Dakar rally race.

PSA and Total share strong values — team spirit, performance, expertise and quality, innovation and respect for customers —, that help advance their common goal of developing superior products and services that deliver an unmatched customer experience. “We’re delighted to renew our long-standing partnership with PSA. We celebrated 20 years of working with Peugeot in 2015 and the introduction of the DS brand and will mark 50 years of partnership with Citroën in 2018. The continued partnership affirms Total’s strong commitment to supporting PSA as it pursues its long-term growth and international expansion,” said Philippe Charleux, Vice President, Lubricants & Specialties of Total Marketing Services.

“It’s a long-standing partnership between two companies that share the same values of sustainable development and safety and that put customers first in their decisions,” commented Yannick Bézard, Executive Vice President, Director Purchasing, PSA Group.

About Total

Total is a global integrated energy producer and provider, a leading international oil and gas company, and a major player in solar energy with SunPower and Total Solar. Our 98,000 employees are committed to better energy that is safer, cleaner, more efficient, more innovative and accessible to as many people as possible. As a responsible corporate citizen, we focus on ensuring that our operations in more than 130 countries worldwide consistently deliver economic, social and environmental benefits. www.total.com

Contact: Elise Marbach +33 (0)1 47 44 57 39 / elise.marbach@total.com

About Groupe PSA

With sales and revenue of €54 billion in 2015, Groupe PSA designs unique automotive experiences and delivers mobility solutions that provide freedom and enjoyment to customers around the world. The Group has three car brands, Peugeot, Citroën and DS, as well as a wide array of mobility and smart services under its Free2Move brand, to meet the evolving needs and expectations of automobile users. The automobile manufacturer PSA is the European leader in terms of CO2 emissions, with average emissions of 102.4 grams per kilometre in 2016, and an early innovator in the field of autonomous and connected cars, with 2.3 million such vehicles worldwide. It is also involved in financing activities through Banque PSA Finance and in automotive equipment via Faurecia. Find out more at groupe-psa.com/en.

Media library: https://medialibrary.groupe-psa.com/ / Twitter: @GroupePSA

Media Contact: (+33) 1 40 66 42 00 / / psa-presse@mpsa.com

PSA Group and Total Renew Their Long-Standing Partnership

From the left to the right:

Jean-Philippe Imparato (CEO Automobiles Peugeot),

Momar Nguer (President Marketing and Services)

Linda Jackson (CEO Automobiles Citroën),

Yannick Bezard (Executive Vice President, Director Purchasing, PSA Group)

Yves Bonnefont (CEO DS Automobiles).

Photo : Clémentine Béjat (Objectif Images).

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