Tyre Talk

JK Tyre’s new R&D centre

JK Tyre’s new R&D centre

JK Tyre commissioned a new R&D centre at Mysore. Story by: Bhargav TS With a presence in 100 countries across six continents, JK Tyre & Industries Ltd. has commissioned a new R&D centre at Mysore to address the changing market requirements as well as the change in perception. With 12 production plants, nine of which are in India and the[Read More…]

by October 21, 2018 INDUSTRY TALK, Tyre Talk
The changing world of CV tyres

The changing world of CV tyres

The way CV tyres are perceived is drastically changing. Story by: Shrinivas Dharmadhikari Clocking an annual revenue of close to Rs.50,000 crores, and contributing three per cent to the country’s GDP, the Indian tyre industry is going through a silent revolution. The way CV tyres are perceived is drastically changing. It is influencing 39 tyre manufacturers in the fray at[Read More…]

by October 20, 2018 INDUSTRY TALK, Tyre Talk
Growing stronger

Growing stronger

To grow stronger, JK Tyre has opted for a multi-thronged approach. Story by: Anirudh Raheja The cyclic nature of the CV industry, and the recent events have added a dimension to how auto companies operate. The priorities and strategies of auto companies are changing. Leading truck and bus tyre manufacturer, JK Tyre and Industries is banking on a multi-thronged strategy[Read More…]

by October 25, 2017 Tyre Talk
Chinese tyre imports

Chinese tyre imports

The onslaught of Chinese CV tyres is hurting the domestic tyre industry. Story by: Anirudh Raheja Inderjeet Singh Bawa from Ludhiana is contemplating replacing the worn out tyres of his 4×2 Ashok Leyland Comet Gold 1613 truck. The existing set of tyres has clocked almost 70,000kms (69,974kms to be precise). Bawa is scouting various options; he is worried about the expenses[Read More…]

by January 17, 2017 INDUSTRY TALK, Tyre Talk