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07/11/2018 News

Poland: Total Lubrifiants and Inter Cars Capital Group announce a strategic partnership in Europe

Total Lubrifiants, a leading player in the global lubricants market, and Inter Cars Capital Group, the biggest importer and distributor of spare parts for passenger and commercial cars in Eastern and Central Europe, have announced a strategic cooperation in Europe.


Partnership signing between Total and Inter Cars S.A.

From left to  right:

Maciej OLEKSOWICZ - CEO of Inter Cars S.A.,
Anna WHITEHOUSE - Executive Vice President of Total Western Europe,

 Wojciech TWARÓG - Member of the Board of Inter Cars S.A. - Sales and Marketing Director,
Benoit PIMONT - General Director of Total Poland,
Mariusz MROCZEK - Commercial Director segment oils & lubricants of Inter Cars S.A.,
Robert SADOWSKI - Sales Director segment Lubricants of Total Poland,
Ewa KALINOSWKA - Director Marketing of Total Poland.


This cooperation, which started in Poland in 2015, is now expanding in countries of the Eastern and Central Europe, where Inter Cars Group leads its business.Total, as a strategic supplier, will distribute a complete and adapted range of engine oils to the Inter Cars network, consisting of over 500 branch offices in 16 countries. This well-developed sales network and logistical expertise of the Inter Cars Capital Group will give the possibility to supply effectively, reach quickly and efficiently the local markets of each countries.

Inter Cars benefits from Total Lubrifiants's experience and strengthens its product offerings with superior quality oils such as TOTAL QUARTZ, the best lubricants to protect engines from premature wear.


"Signing of this contract is the capstone of our foregoing and fruitful cooperation. It's a symbol by which we clearly state that we wish to develop hand-in-hand the markets, where Inter Cars is present. That means of course more satisfaction of our customers, who may await even better products availability"Maciej Oleksowicz, Chairman of the Board of Inter Cars S.A.


"It's a real pleasure to see that the contract signed in 2015 between Total Poland and Inter Cars opened up new opportunities at a European level. Both of us share as common value the client proximity and this is why I look forward to this ongoing partnership." – Benoît Pimont, Managing  Director of Total Poland.


"From now on, our cooperation enters a new level. We believe that thanks to this formed deal, Inter Cars' customers can count on an optimal distribution and availability of TOTAL products. We are convinced that in the future the benefits will be multiplied and will contribute to the increase of both brands' awareness" – Wojciech Twaróg, Board Member of Inter Cars S.A.



About Inter Cars S.A.

Inter Cars S.A. is the biggest importer and distributor of automotive spare parts for passenger cars and commercial vehicles in Middle and Eastern Europe.  They product range also includes garage equipment, especially tools for servicing, repairing and maintaining cars and also motorcycle spare parts and tuning parts. At present Inter Cars have over 250 branches in Poland and 250 branches in Europe (Lithuania, Latvia, Ukraine, Hungary, Slovakia, Italy, Estonia, Moldova, Slovenia, Romania, Croatia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic and Greece).  The company product range include over one million spare parts for passenger cars and commercial vehicles, made by well-known manufacturers offering top quality products, as well as by those manufacturing good quality cross references in more affordable prices.


About Total Lubrifiants

Total Lubrifiants is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of engine oils and lubricants. It has 41 production plants worldwide and more than 5,800 employees in 150 countries. Total Lubrifiants offers innovative, efficient and environmentally responsible products and services developed by more than 130 researchers at its R&D center. Total Lubrifiants is a partner of choice for the automotive, industrial and marine markets.

About Total

Total is a global integrated energy producer and provider, a leading international oil and gas company, a major player in low-carbon energies. 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.