Gulf Oil India to supply EV fluids to Piaggio and Switch Mobility

Gulf Oil India Lubricants Ltd. has announced its partnership with Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. and Switch Mobility Ltd for a special range of electric vehicle (EV) fluids. These EV fluids will be used by Piaggio’s EV Passenger & Cargo variants and Switch Mobility’s EV variants like Switch EiV 12 and Switch EiV 22 exclusively.

“As the automotive industry adds a new chapter with electric mobility, as a leading player in the lubricants market, it is our role to drive the industry and to develop leading products to support the EV sector. Acceptance of our products by marquee players like Piaggio Vehicles and Switch Mobility further augments our commitment to developing cutting-edge products for the EV sector,” said Sanjay Hinduja, Chairman of Gulf Oil India Lubricants Ltd.

Ravi Chawla, Managing Director and CEO of Gulf Oil India said, “Gulf Oil, which has a global range of EV fluids, has now entered into a partnership with Piaggio Vehicles and Switch Mobility in India. This is a testament to the best-in-class product offering that will deliver superior performance to Piaggio vehicle’s three-wheeler EV transmission. Our product offering for Switch Mobility will deliver unmatched performance to their electric buses through an entire range which includes coolants and transmission fluids. With each Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) tie-up, Gulf Oil is positioned to play a role in 3-wheeler, 4-where and bus EV categories. Now Piaggio Vehicles and Switch Mobility customers will enjoy our top-of-the-line products and experience enhanced output from their respective electric vehicles.”

“We have a successful association with Gulf Oil for a wide range of lubricants for our Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) vehicles. We are working with Gulf Oil for our EV variants to provide high-performance solutions to our customers. We are hopeful of a long association that adds momentum to the EV adoption journey in India,” said Diego Graffi, Chairman and Managing Director of Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd.

Mahesh Babu, COO of Switch Mobility Ltd said, “urban mobility is rapidly changing. Switch is at the forefront of achieving net zero emissions through cutting-edge technology. We bring in efficiency, technology and best-in-class total cost of operations through our products, Switch EiV 12 and Switch EiV 22. Our partnership with Gulf towards developing Gulf ElecMax, a range of high-performance EV fluids, will offer our customers and end-users superlative performance that suits the intended usage patterns. We will continue to enhance our association with Gulf Oil to cover the entire spectrum of our product offerings.”

Established in 1884, Piaggio is a leading vehicle manufacturer of 3 and 4-wheeled light transportation vehicles. In India, Piaggio was the pioneer of 3-wheeler goods transportation. Switch Mobility is an electric vehicle company with a product offering of net zero carbon buses and vans.