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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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Vredestein campaign to encourage all-season tyre use

Vredestein campaign to encourage all-season tyre use

16th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Apollo Vredestein has launched a consumer-focused campaign in the UK to promote the use of all-season tyres: Until 30 September 2019, all purchases of four Vredestein Quatrac all-season tyres at participating dealers qualify for a free Google Home Mini or Amazon Echo Dot.

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Apollo Vredestein wins emergency services tyre supply contracts

Apollo Vredestein wins emergency services tyre supply contracts

9th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Apollo Vredestein has been selected as tyre supplier for Lowland Rescue and Kent Central Ambulance services. The services join Medi 4 Ambulance Service in using the manufacturer’s products on their fleets.

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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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Significant recommendations for Apollo Vredestein in ADAC tyre test

Significant recommendations for Apollo Vredestein in ADAC tyre test

20th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Two Apollo Vredestein tyres have been given strong plaudits after earning recommendations from the German-speaking motoring associations and testing organisation ADAC. Looking at commercial van tyres for the first time, the Apollo Altrust van tyre took first position out of 16 models tested, while Vredestein, a relative veteran of such tests compared to its sister brand, was only bested by Bridgestone’s Turanza T005, taking second place on the car tyre podium with its Sportrac 5.

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Eavesway Travel fits Apollo Tyres’ Endurace range to executive coach fleet

Eavesway Travel fits Apollo Tyres’ Endurace range to executive coach fleet

20th December 2018 | 0 Comments

UK-based Eavesway Travel has specified Apollo Tyres’ Endurace range as fitment on 30 executive coaches in operation on the company’s Eavesway Cruiselink operation. With decades of experience in catering for cruise passengers, Eavesway Travel’s premier coach service offers transport to the main cruise providers from major towns and cities across the UK.

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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’ 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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Benoit Rivallant named Apollo Tyres’ European president

Benoit Rivallant named Apollo Tyres’ European president

16th October 2018 | 0 Comments

A promotion for Benoit Rivallant. After serving as group head of global product management for commercial vehicles and OTR tyres at Apollo Tyres since August 2014, Rivallant has been tapped to succeed Mathias Heimann as president of Apollo Tyres’ European Operations.

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Accolade shows the “substance behind the Vredestein brand promise” – tyre maker on Auto Bild Sportscars win

Accolade shows the “substance behind the Vredestein brand promise” – tyre maker on Auto Bild Sportscars win

12th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Top honours in the Auto Bild Sportscars comparative evaluation of ten winter tyres have gone to the Vredestein Wintrac Pro, and Apollo Vredestein is thrilled with how its recently-released tyre performed.

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First truck tyres shipped from Apollo Tyres’ Hungary plant

First truck tyres shipped from Apollo Tyres’ Hungary plant

24th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Production of truck tyres for the European market has commenced at the Apollo Tyres plant in Gyöngyöshalász, Hungary. The tyre maker shares that the first examples of these tyres, Apollo EnduRace RT HD trailer tyres in size 385/65 R22.5, have been shipped to a transport company in Belgium. British customers will receive their Apollo tyres through Treadsetters, who earlier this year was chosen to sell and distribute the Apollo truck and bus tyre range across England, Scotland and Wales.

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New Vredestein ‘boots’ for SSE Women’s FA Cup player

New Vredestein ‘boots’ for SSE Women’s FA Cup player

13th September 2018 | 0 Comments

According to Apollo Vredestein, Kidderminster Harriers Ladies FC player Lauren Wyatt knows how to get the most traction both on a football field and on the road.

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Apollo Tyres expands winter range with Aspire XP Winter

Apollo Tyres expands winter range with Aspire XP Winter

10th September 2018 | 0 Comments

With the introduction of a new winter tyre, Apollo Tyres now offers some 60 winter products. The latest addition to the tyre maker’s cold weather portfolio is the Apollo Aspire XP Winter, which is being rolled out in 23 sizes to cover most popular fitments.

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