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13/08/2014 News

TOTAL VOSTOK and KIA Motors RUS join forces

TOTAL VOSTOK becomes Kia’s recommended partner for automotive lubricants in the Russian market 

On 31st of July 2014, TOTAL VOSTOK (TV) and KIA Motors RUS (KMR) entered into a 5 year local implementation agreement at a signing ceremony held at the KMR Office in Moscow.

Under the terms of the agreement, TOTAL becomes the recommended partner for the sale of lubricants across all dealers in the KMR aftersales service network.

The network will receive access to high performance TOTAL QUARTZ automotive lubricants including specially developed product like TOTAL QUARTZ 9000 ENERGY HKS 5w-30 through which KIA will be able to further improve its customer loyalty.

Fabien Voisin, TV General Manager, comments: “as we are still relatively new in Russia, it is important for TV to develop local relationships with our key global OEM’s in an effort to capitalize on the good position of both brands in the Russian market.”

Artem Gusarov, Managing Director "Kia Motors RUS ", adds: «We glad to reinforce KIA’s connections with international partners in Russian market. In Russia KIA has an image of reliable brand providing their clients with innovative hi-tech products. This partnership with TOTAL corresponds to our image in full measure and will help us to ensure the highest level of client’s service in long term period».

KMR and TOTAL VOSTOK attach the same levels of importance to performance, innovation and reliability. Through this partnership KIA and TOTAL confirm their shared aim of strengthening their growing presence in the global marketplace and working together on developing high-quality products and services that meet their customers' requirements.



LLC «TOTAL VOSTOK» ( – Russian subsidiary of TOTAL GROUP, global energy company, distributing in Russia not only automotive lubricants of two brands: Total and ELF, but also wide range of industrial lubricants, special chemical products, petrol additives and some special fuel types since 1994.In addition to wide distributor’s network from Kaliningrad to Vladivostok LLC «TOTAL VOSTOK» is represented by affiliated branches in Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Rostov-on-Don, Yekaterinburg and Kazan. 

Press-centre TOTAL VOSTOKOxana Repkina+ 7 (495) 937 3784 (int.169)+7 (985) 183



KIA Motors RUS ( single and independent importer of KIA cars in Russia who performs distributor and marketing duties. Starting from March of 2009 company  led its KIA-brand to leadership  in Russian market in a short period of time, sold 198 018 vehicles in 2013.

Press-centre KIA Motors RUSElena Milyokhina+7 (495) 545-0607(int. 117)+7 (963)