Tag: Giti Tire

Giti ladies team ‘inspires fans’ at Green Hell

Giti ladies team ‘inspires fans’ at Green Hell

5th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Five vehicles on the starting grid of the Nürburgring 24-Hour Race fit the GitiCompete GTR1 track tyres, including Giti Tire Motorsport, one of the 155 teams spread across 24 classes.

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GT Radial to join MotoFest Coventry as sprint circuit sponsor

GT Radial to join MotoFest Coventry as sprint circuit sponsor

30th May 2019 | 0 Comments

GT Radial is the new main sprint circuit sponsor at this weekend’s Power Maxed MotoFest Coventry 2019. During the UK’s largest urban motorsports festival weekend, the MotoFest Coventry track, created from the city’s ring road, will be named the GT Radial sprint circuit. As part of the sponsorship agreement, GT Radial will run its VW Fun Cup cars on the sprint circuit on both days of the festival weekend.

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GT Radial launches Maxmiler AllSeason van, light truck tyre

GT Radial launches Maxmiler AllSeason van, light truck tyre

30th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire has launched the GT Radial Maxmiler AllSeason, a four-season tyre for the European van and light truck markets. Carrying the Three-Peak Mountain Snowflake (3PMSF) symbol of its sidewall, the product is initially available in 13 SKUs with 15C-16C” rims, section widths from 195-235 and series sizes from 65-75. Load indices range from 104-115.

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Giti truck tyres hit the track at Brands Hatch

Giti truck tyres hit the track at Brands Hatch

30th April 2019 | 0 Comments

For the third consecutive year, Giti Tire is bringing is truck tyre technology to the track. Its truck racing presence kicked off this year with an appearance at Brands Hatch Circuit over the Easter weekend.

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Giti to show GTR955 Combi Road, Team Oliver Racing partnership at CV Show 2019

Giti to show GTR955 Combi Road, Team Oliver Racing partnership at CV Show 2019

28th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Giti’s GTR955 Combi Road trailer tyre and Team Oliver Racing’s bonneted Volvo VNL race-prepared truck will be the highlights of the tyre manufacturer’s stand at The CV Show 2019 (Stand 4F55, 30 April – 2 May, NEC Birmingham).

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Giti Tire SUV products outpacing market growth

Giti Tire SUV products outpacing market growth

13th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Year-on-year growth in the SUV tyre segment has become something of a given in recent years. The popularity of this market segment has been a beacon for car-makers in Europe, as the number of new models in the last decade shows. In terms of tyres, this has meant increases in larger, higher value products, both in the original equipment and replacement markets, the results of which are analysed elsewhere in this section. Volume and value growth in the UK replacement market, at 10 and 15 per cent respectively, has been healthy again in the last year.

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Giti Tire rides again at VW Fun Cup 2019

Giti Tire rides again at VW Fun Cup 2019

6th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire is follow the season in which it achieved its first podium finish, taking third place at Holland’s Circuit Zandvoort, by continuing its close involvement in the VW Fun Cup. It will mark its fourth year as official tyre partner in 2019. There are eight endurance races scheduled for 2019, lasting from three to eight hours with two to four drivers. Giti will also run its fully livered GT Radial car.

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Giti’s US plant approved for tyre supply to VW

Giti’s US plant approved for tyre supply to VW

5th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire's United States manufacturing facility in South Carolina has completed an audit by Volkswagen to supply two tyre sizes for the 2019 Volkswagen Passat. The plant can now officially begin producing the All-Season GitiComfort A1 as an original equipment fitment for the Passat in sizes 235/45R18 95H and 235/40R19 92H. Production commences in the first quarter of the year; these tyres are the US plant’s first original equipment supplied tyres.

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Next-gen Giti GTR955 Combi Road trailer tyre ‘delivers 30% mileage increase’

Next-gen Giti GTR955 Combi Road trailer tyre ‘delivers 30% mileage increase’

29th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Giti’s new generation trailer tyre, the Giti GTR955 Combi Road, delivers around 30 per cent more mileage versus previous comparable products, the manufacturer states. This result was achieved by enhancing the tyre profile, advanced belt construction, and a newly developed tread compound, Giti adds. The tyre went through a four-year design and test period on several different fleet types, across various diverse sectors.

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Personnel changes at Giti Tire Europe

Personnel changes at Giti Tire Europe

18th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Changes are afoot within Giti Tire’s European sales and marketing team. Torsten Gehrmann, senior managing director Europe, has assumed leadership of sales and marketing for the DACH (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) region as well as for Italy and Spain. Stefan Klein, who previously headed sales and marketing in DACH, will part ways with Giti Tire on 31 December 2018, a little over a year after he joined the company.

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Giti Tire sponsored Team Oliver Racing secures 3 one-two finishes at Zolder

Giti Tire sponsored Team Oliver Racing secures 3 one-two finishes at Zolder

8th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire sponsored Team Oliver Racing secured three one-two finishes in four races at the Truck Grand Prix at the Zolder Race Circuit, Belgium. In race one British and European Truck Racing Champion Stuart Oliver finished first with Martin Gibson, manager EU Testing Centre & Motorsport UK for Giti Tire, securing his inaugural podium finish in second. In the following race the team achieved the same result having started from the back of a reverse grid on the narrow and twisty four kilometre circuit. The third saw Oliver victorious again before race four when Gibson went on to win his first-ever truck race, this time with his teammate just behind.

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Giti brand car tyres now available in UK in 10 PCR, SUV sizes

Giti brand car tyres now available in UK in 10 PCR, SUV sizes

25th September 2018 | 0 Comments

The first tyre for cars and SUVs from Giti Tire’s eponymous brand is now available in the UK, in a strictly limited series of 10 GitiSportS1 sizes, split equally between the original UHP tyre, launched in 2016, and the SUV version, unveiled in June 2018. The 10 sizes, which have no current equivalent in the manufacturer’s GT Radial range, are distributed by Micheldever Tyre Services, though the wholesaler has no exclusive agreement on Giti brand products.

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Giti Tire targeting social media influencers with Ambassador Program

Giti Tire targeting social media influencers with Ambassador Program

13th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire has started the global rollout of its ‘Giti Ambassador Program’, a new scheme that aims to bring together social media-savvy drivers who share a passion for driving and Giti tyres.

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‘A very good all-round option’ – UK launch for GT Radial 4Seasons

‘A very good all-round option’ – UK launch for GT Radial 4Seasons

20th August 2018 | 0 Comments

To meet growing market demand, this year an all-season product joins the GT Radial portfolio. The GT Radial 4Seasons will go on sale in the UK this September, and Giti Tire says initial response to the newcomer has been very positive.

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Zhongce Rubber enters global top ten tyre manufacturers

Zhongce Rubber enters global top ten tyre manufacturers

8th August 2018 | 0 Comments

China’s largest tyre manufacturer, Zhongce Rubber, has entered the global top ten, research published today by Tyrepress shows. Best known in Europe for its Westlake brand, the company has pushed up in the rankings past Giti Tire – manufacturer of GT Radial – which did not supply 2017 figures before the deadline, Toyo Tires, and Cooper Tire & Rubber, which fell three places. Competition in the lower quarter of the top ten places is fierce, with turnovers for tyres between 2.4 billion euros (Cooper in 13th) and 3.2 billion euros (Maxxis in ninth).

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