Petromin and HPCL Team up To Unveil 1,000 Vehicle Service Centres
In collaboration with Saudi Arabia-based Petromin Corporation, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL India) opened the first 16 express vehicle servicing centers in Bengaluru and Chennai.
These are the first of 1,000 'HP Petromin Express Centres' planned across the country over the next few years. Petromin Express India, a subsidiary of Petromin Corporation, had said last month that it will be partnering with HPCL to invest around USD 100 million to set up around 1,000 vehicle service centres at HPCL retail outlets in India, as per economic times.
The Express Centres will provide walk-in customers with basic maintenance services that will be done in 30 minutes, according to the announcement. According to the company, the proposed business model would create around 5,000 employment over the next five years.
"The Express Centres are set to totally disrupt the current status of the automotive after-market in India", said CEO, Petromin India & SE Asia, Sanjay Nigam.
Petromin Corporation is a Saudi Arabian lubricant and automotive services firm that operates in lubricating oils such as manufacturing, industrial, and automotive oils and lubricants, automobile repair (Petromin Express), gasoline retailing, and car dealerships. The firm is recognized as one of the "Major Leading Players" in the lubricating grease industry.
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) is an Indian public sector company in the petroleum and natural gas business located in Mumbai. It is a subsidiary of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), which is controlled by the Government of India's Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.