Tag: Apollo Tyres

Auto Bild Allrad: ‘top-class’ performance from Apollo in winter tyre test

Auto Bild Allrad: ‘top-class’ performance from Apollo in winter tyre test

15th October 2019 | 0 Comments

The team at Auto Bild Allrad faced a problem when it came to performing their annual winter tyre test – they couldn’t find enough snow. To get around this shortcoming, the testers travelled to Japan with their equipment and ten brands of European market winter tyres. They also took a set of summer tyres with them for comparison and to serve as a warning to anyone tempted to drive on them in the snow and ice.

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Apollo Tyres’ Thelma truck to race at Le Mans ‘one more time’

Apollo Tyres’ Thelma truck to race at Le Mans ‘one more time’

27th September 2019 | 0 Comments

The Apollo Tyres TOR Truck Racing team will bring its racing truck ‘Thelma’ to Le Mans on 28-29 September for its final 2019 appearance on track. The team has been making a few alterations to the racing truck following a successful weekend at the ‘Convoy in the Park’ event at Donington in August, in preparation for the penultimate rounds of the European Truck Racing Championship.

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Apollo Tyres opens first truck tyre centre in Thailand

Apollo Tyres opens first truck tyre centre in Thailand

23rd August 2019 | 0 Comments

Apollo Tyres has extended its Apollo Truck Tyre Zone (ATTZ) fleet service concept to Thailand. The first ATTZ outlet, a collaboration between Apollo and local partner Ten Ten Auto Tyres has opened in Hat Yai District, Songkhla Province and is equipped to provide a range of services such as wheel alignment for trucks and cars, tyre changing and wheel balancing.

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Slight slowdown in India’s radialisation

Slight slowdown in India’s radialisation

16th August 2019 | 0 Comments

The radialisation in India’s commercial vehicle and off-highway tyre market has slowed down but is still progressing, says Apollo Tyres. During an earnings call earlier this month, chief financial officer Gaurav Kumar commented that radialisation in the market as a whole has “slowed down slightly from earlier expectations.”

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Apollo Tyres: Netherlands car tyre production down, but not out

Apollo Tyres: Netherlands car tyre production down, but not out

19th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Passenger car tyre production and capacity at Apollo Tyres’ Gyöngyöshalász plant in Hungary has steadily grown over the past two years. These respectively reached 2.1 million and almost 3 million units a year by the end of March 2019, and Apollo is still ramping up in Hungary. It’s a different story in Enschede, some 700 miles to the west, but Apollo Tyres says it isn’t preparing to end car tyre production in the Netherlands any time soon.

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Apollo Tyres introduces EnduMaxx brand in India

Apollo Tyres introduces EnduMaxx brand in India

14th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Apollo Tyres has introduced the Endumaxx brand of tyres for light trucks in India. The company described light truck radial demand as having “a potential of 112,000 tyres per month in India, and it is growing at a much faster pace than any other segment”.

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Apollo partners Sachin Tendulkar and A R Rahman in new advert

Apollo partners Sachin Tendulkar and A R Rahman in new advert

20th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Leveraging its association with the sporting legend, Sachin Tendulkar, Apollo Tyres has launched a corporate advertising campaign called: “Ganga: the River of People”. The campaign covers television, digital, print and cinema mediums. Indian musical director, composer, musician and singer, A R Rahman has specially composed and sung a song for this television commercial (TVC).

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Alberto Vigano on Vredestein’s new two-wheel range

Alberto Vigano on Vredestein’s new two-wheel range

2nd April 2019 | 0 Comments

Riders in the UK and Europe will encounter a new brand of motorcycle tyre later this year, a brand with its sights set on the big players. Entering a hotly-contested market poses a sizable challenge, but the newcomer has several aces up its sleeve. Not only is it produced by a major tyre maker that is already established in Europe, anyone who’s ever shopped for car tyres will find the brand reassuringly familiar.

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Matos to lead Apollo Vredestein’s OE strategy in Europe

Matos to lead Apollo Vredestein’s OE strategy in Europe

28th February 2019 | 0 Comments

In addition to his existing remit as chief quality & business excellence officer, Pedro Matos has now taken on the added responsibility of leading Apollo Tyres’ original equipment strategy and sales for passenger car tyres in Europe.

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Apollo Tyres partners with Indian cricketing great

Apollo Tyres partners with Indian cricketing great

23rd November 2018 | 0 Comments

Extending its sports sponsorship engagement beyond football, Apollo Tyres has entered into a five-year agreement with former Indian international cricketer and team captain Sachin Tendulkar. This is the first time an individual celebrity has served as Apollo brand ambassador.

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Apollo Tyres: Q2 2018-19 financials

15th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Sales and profits were higher year-on-year during the second quarter of Apollo Tyres’ 2018-29 financial year. The company reports a 23 per cent rise in sales, to Rs 41.92 billion (£447.8 million) in the three months to 30 September 2019. Operating profit rose 25 per cent during the quarter, to Rs 4.80 billion (£51.5 million), while net profit was, at Rs 1.46 billion (£15.6 million), four per cent higher than a year earlier.

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Apollo Tyres: Onkar & Neeraj Kanwar take a pay cut

Apollo Tyres: Onkar & Neeraj Kanwar take a pay cut

14th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Following internal discussions and review of a commissioned report produced by Ernst & Young, the Nominations & Remuneration Committee (NRC) within the Board of Directors at Apollo Tyres Ltd. has recommended changes to the compensation packages Onkar and Neeraj Kanwar receive from the company.

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Apollo Tyres’ Onkar Kanwar receives Japanese Imperial honour

Apollo Tyres’ Onkar Kanwar receives Japanese Imperial honour

8th November 2018 | 0 Comments

In its 2018 Autumn Imperial Decorations, the Government of Japan has conferred upon Onkar S Kanwar the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star. The chairman of Apollo Tyres Ltd. received this recognition for his contributions towards strengthening the economic relations between Japan and India, and for promoting Japanese company’s entry into the Indian market.

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Apollo Tyres showcasing motorcycle tyre at EICMA – European Vredestein range on its way

Apollo Tyres showcasing motorcycle tyre at EICMA – European Vredestein range on its way

7th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Apollo Tyres will present its new radial motorcycle tyre at the EICMA show in Milan, which opens to the public tomorrow. Although the Apollo Alpha-H1 is currently only available in India, it is nevertheless of interest to us as Apollo Tyres confirms that “preparations are now underway to further develop and tune the technology for Europe.” Furthermore, the introduction of two-wheeler tyres in Europe will be facilitated by new development and test facilities within the region.

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Apollo’s Onkar Kanwar receives Hungary’s ‘Order of Merit’

Apollo’s Onkar Kanwar receives Hungary’s ‘Order of Merit’

1st November 2018 | 0 Comments

Hungary has bestowed the Officers Cross (Civilian Division) of the ‘Order of Merit’ upon Onkar S Kanwar, chairman of Apollo Tyres Ltd. This award was conferred in recognition of Kanwar’s work towards strengthening Hungarian-Indian economic relations through the company’s investment in Hungary.

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