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Lubricants must stay ahead of technological change, adjust to international specifications, and meet industrial requirements. To this end, TOTAL Lubricants has built strong partnerships with international manufacturers, including:

Automotive partners


NISSAN genuine oil designed by TOTAL
Nissan and Total have successfully built a global partnership over the years. Nissan Genuine Oils are the products of this strong partnership and collaboration. 

Based on Total technological expertise and co-developed with Nissan engineers, Nissan Genuine Oils are technically-advanced lubricants which are specifically designed to maximise the power and performance of Nissan vehicles, even in the most demanding driving conditions.


Moreover, they bring added value to the Nissan dealers' network and a complete peace of mind to the Nissan customers. To ensure that the Nissan vehicles maintain an optimum performance, Nissan strongly recommendeds the use of Nissan Genuine Oils designed by Total at all times to service Nissan cars. 

Properly maintaining Nissan vehicles requires a variety of highly engineered, high quality products. To ensure the reliability and the performance of all Nissan vehicles Total has co-developed . a complete line-up of Nissan Genuine Oils:

- Motor Oils
- Manual and Differential fluids
- Automatic Transmission and CVT fluids
- Brake fluids
- Coolants.


The partnership between TOTAL and French automaker CITROËN is truly historic. In 1968, TOTAL began developing a lubricant for the CITROËN DS to address ignition and fouling issues. Over 40 years of teamwork have given rise to the production of high-quality lubricants and an unrivaled track record in motorsports. Today, the partnership between the two companies is industrial and global, and in addition to motorsports, covers technology, trade and training.
More about our partnership with Citroën

Partners since 1995, TOTAL and PEUGEOT recently confirmed their confidence in each other by renewing their partnership agreements. The renewals come as no surprise, as TOTAL lubricants are the only brand to be endorsed by the French automaker for all its models. Why? Because we share the same goals. Researchers from TOTAL and PEUGEOT are developing tomorrow's lubricants: oils that are increasingly fuel efficient and environmentally friendly.
More about our partnership with Peugeot

TOTAL has been MAZDA Motors' European lubricants partner since 2003. Together, TOTAL and the Japanese automaker have co-developed the MAZDA Original Oil range for MAZDA vehicles. Meeting all quality and warranty requirements for each and every model, the range is also specially designed for MAZDA's new, cutting-edge SKYACTIV Technology.
More about our partnership with Mazda

In 2011, Korean automaker KIA Motors Corporation and TOTAL Lubricants entered into a five-year international cooperation* agreement. TOTAL Lubricants became KIA's recommended partner for the sale of lubricants across all KIA's after-sales service networks in participating countries. TOTAL is also a major first-fill engine oil supplier for KIA and HYUNDAI factories all over the world.
* Applies worldwide, with the exception of Europe and South Korea
More about our partnership with Kia

Great Wall Motors
TOTAL Lubricants signed an international agreement with GREAT WALL MOTORS of China in February 2012. TOTAL Lubricants is officially GREAT WALL MOTORS' recommended partner in their key markets. Both partners emphasize the core values of professionalism, competence and customer focus. The partnership reinforces two shared aims: to grow their share of the Chinese market and their presence in the global marketplace, and to collaborate on the development of high-quality products and services that meet motorists' requirements.
More about our partnership with Great Wall Motors

The relationship with DAF started in the early 90s with Fina Netherlands' first run-in oil deliveries. The technical-commercial partnership with the Dutch manufacturer helped us become the #1 supplier for factory fill and major supplier for the DAF Genuine After Market Lubricant program in Europe.

In 2007, TOTAL and German automotive supplier ZF launched the development of a top-range lubricant for heavy-duty manual transmissions. In 2010, our product was approved by ZF for a 540,000-km drain interval. We are now the official factory-fill supplier as well the selected supplier for after-sales needs.

TOTAL and Swedish automotive manufacturer SCANIA collaborate on the development of lubricants that are specially designed for trucks and buses.

Renault Trucks 
The collaboration between TOTAL and France's RENAULT TRUCKS started in 1979 with the development of the Renault Trucks Oils (RTO) product ranges. The two companies have renewed their partnership contract through to January 2016; it applies in all affiliates where RENAULT TRUCKS and TOTAL conduct commercial activities.

TOTAL and German agricultural machinery manufacturer CLAAS have been linked since 2005, following the partnership between ELF and Renault Agriculture. After four years of successful cooperation, CLAAS and TOTAL renewed their partnership contract in 2009. A world leader in agricultural machinery, CLAAS recommends our select range of lubricants in every one of its maintenance guides.



ELF is passionate about performance. This passion is reflected in the brand's decades-long engagement in motorsports and historic partnerships with international manufacturers and research teams, including:

ELF has been developing bespoke products for RENAULT since 1968, and has two research and development teams dedicated to its partner. This means that ELF-approved lubricants are available at most RENAULT dealer networks worldwide. The first is based at the CRES (ELF's research center in Solaize, France), and the other is permanently on call at race circuits, during the Grand Prix and at private test sessions. The teams apply highly advanced studies and analysis that yield technical solutions designed for winning.
As innovative as it is creative, our technical partnership has already produced a series of fill-for-life transmission oils for RENAULT gearboxes or fuel economy engine oils. Our engineers and research laboratories teams are continuously in touch. This shared RENAULT-ELF expertise is always stimulated by motorsport challenges and enables us to anticipate together the technological demands of coming powertrains.

DACIA, a RENAULT brand, recommends exclusively ELF lubricants. ELF and DACIA collaborate to improve your car's performance. ELF lubricants are also recommended for the Logan, Sandero, Duster and Lodgy brands, which benefit from ELF technology that corresponds to renowned reliability.

ELF and KAWASAKI work together to design lubricants for motorcycles, and KAWASAKI officially recommends the ELF brand.