Tag: Infinity

Infinity introduces 30-day passenger car tyre warranty

14th August 2012 | 0 Comments

Infinity Tyres has announced the introduction of a new UK car tyre warranty backed with a 30-day exchange guarantee. The warranty is being introduced in co-operation with its authorised partner, Bond International, and will be honoured at any authorised Infinity dealership in the UK. The brand says it expects to increase further the public’s confidence in the Infinity product, since it also covers the tyres for accidental damage occurrences.

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Infinity, Bond present prize at York’s Dante Festival

Infinity, Bond present prize at York’s Dante Festival

22nd May 2012 | 0 Comments

Infinity Tyres and exclusive UK supplier Bond International have presented racehorse Gatewood, its jockey William Buick, owner George Strawbridge and trainer John Gosden with a £20,000 prize and a custom-made Arabic coffee pot trophy flown in from Dubai in York’s Winner’s Enclosure. The horse won the 2012 Infinity Tyres Stakes, the first race of the 2012 horse racing season at York racecourse, and the brand’s European general manager, Jorge Crespo and Bond managing director, Reg Bond were in attendance to present the prizes.

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Infinity, Bond sponsor Dante Festival opener at York

15th May 2012 | 0 Comments

Infinity Tyres and its UK distributor, Bond International will sponsor the inaugural race of the 2012 Dante Festival at York Racecourse on Wednesday 16 May. Infinity was involved at York Races last May too, becoming the title sponsor of that year’s Infinity Tyres Stakes Handicap. Once again, the prize money of £20,000 has attracted a strong line-up of riders.

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Infinity Tyres Foundation commits to Rugby School scholarship scheme

15th March 2012 | 0 Comments

As part of its mandate, the Infinity Tyres Foundation aims to help communities within the markets Infinity Tyres operates in. With that in mind, the foundation recently signed a ten year commitment to support the Arnold Foundation for Rugby School and help it to continue its good work. The scheme enables students in the UK who can’t afford a public school education to receive one in one of the country’s most prestigious boarding schools – supporting this is one of a number of ways the Infinity Tyres Foundation is particularly targeting the UK, and Infinity says it is intended as a way of saying thank you to the British market for having been such a huge supporter of the Infinity brand over many years.

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Infinity Tyres Foundation donates to Indian High School Fund

13th January 2012 | 0 Comments

The Infinity Tyres Foundation has donated funds to the Indian High School of Dubai (IHS) to “help develop its infrastructures and broaden its programme of scholarships”. The Foundation said the funds were “intended to reinforce our interest in the future leaders of tomorrow and our strong commitment to making a better and fairer society”. Infinity hopes that its donation will allow the school to decrease student fees and award generous scholarships.

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RH Claydon promotes two manangers

9th December 2011 | 0 Comments

RH Claydon Ltd has promoted Colin Clements and John Parker, two long standing members of its management team to the position of director.

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Website leads to sales increase for Daly Tyres

12th September 2011 | 0 Comments

Limerick based wholesaler Daly Tyres has reported an upturn sales since upgrading its website to incorporate a 'virtual warehouse' facility 18 months ago.

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Martin West to Head New Sailun Europe Operation

Martin West to Head New Sailun Europe Operation

18th October 2010 | 0 Comments

Qingdao, China-based tyre manufacturer Sailun Co., Ltd., has appointed Martin West as managing director of its new Sailun Tyres (Europe) subsidiary. West previously held a number of senior roles with Goodyear, Lassa and most recently Infinity. Tyres & Accessories understands that the new European team, which will be based in the UK, currently consists of two people including the recent appointment of a back office manager that brings with him logistics experience at Goodyear Dunlop. According to a statement released by Sailun Europe, the recent moves follow the firm’s decision to begin “strategically focussing to further develop their presence in the European market.”

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Euro-Tyre-Infinity Employees ‘Pump the Pedals’ for Charity

Euro-Tyre-Infinity Employees ‘Pump the Pedals’ for Charity

16th September 2010 | 0 Comments

‘Ride for the Roses’ is a well-known charity event initiated by seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong. First held in Austin, Texas, a Ride for the Roses race has been run annually in the Netherlands since 1998. This year’s event was held in the city of Venlo on September 5 and attracted more than 11,000 participants, including eight motivated employees from Dutch wholesaler Euro-Tyre. Together the Euro-Tyre cyclists covered a combined total of more than 900 kilometres and their contribution to the Dutch Cancer Association, the KWF, was boosted by an additional donation from company management.

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Ex-Kumho UK MD Joins Bond International

28th July 2010 | 0 Comments

Steve Tidmarsh, formerly managing director of Kumho Tyre UK, joined Bond International as financial director on the 1 July 2010. According to the company, Bond International has a growth plan to increase business by more than 25 per cent over the next two and a half years and Tidmarsh’s appointment is said be a key part of implementing these changes.

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Infinity Tyres Invests in Prime Position at Reifen 2010

21st May 2010 | 0 Comments

After only six years in the tyre market, Infinity Tyres’ continuing efforts to increase its brand’s reputation and the awareness of Infinity tyres are embodied in the prominence of the company’s presence at Reifen 2010. As part of a 240 square metre island stand situated within Hall 3, Infinity will be exhibiting its range of passenger and truck tyres. Positioned as a premium quality economy tyre, Infinity is now distributed across five continents and in over 60 countries. And according to company representative, Infinity tyres sits comfortably amongst the tyre world “giants” exhibiting in Hall 3 at Reifen 2010.

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Infinity Limbers Up for World Cup

Infinity Limbers Up for World Cup

25th March 2010 | 0 Comments

A well-known tyre brand may have strong connections with the 2010 FIFA World Cup, but many fans arriving to view the action during the summer of 2010 will also – without realising it – have Infinity Tyres play a part in their football experience. The Al Dobowi Group product is currently the preferred brand for the shuttle buses used at the Cape Town International Airport. There are currently 19 busses operating on Infinity tyres, with sizes 12R22.5, 425/65R22.5; 385/65R22.5 and 12.00R20 fitted.

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Infinity Aims to ‘Go Deep’ with Fast Growing ‘Premium Budget’ Strategy

Infinity Aims to ‘Go Deep’ with Fast Growing ‘Premium Budget’ Strategy

9th March 2010 | 0 Comments

When Al-Dobowi Group executives Surrender Singh Kandhari and his son Harjeev Singh Kandhari founded Infinity tyres six years ago, they probably didn't envisage how quickly their ambitious plans would come to fruition. What began with a series of informal meetings with key employees and potential suppliers in 2004 has since grown into an international exclusive/private brand operation present in 60 countries around the world. The kernel of a concept the Kandharis planted back then has developed through key partnerships with Chinese supplying manufacturer Shandong Linglong Co., Ltd. (see following article for more on this company's latest developments including its plans to construct a $200 million proving ground) and key distribution partners in Europe and Africa. With the recent addition of a Canadian distribution arm last year and with fledgling partnerships in both the Russian and Ukrainian markets, the company's global ambitions are clear.

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Infinity Tyres’ ‘French Connection’ Prospering

Infinity Tyres’ ‘French Connection’ Prospering

14th September 2009 | 0 Comments

Infinity Tyres’ French distribution partner, Fort Pneus, has announced that despite the current economic situation, sales of Infinity tyres have increased “substantially during the first half of the year.” In a recent internal newsletter, company representatives reported that Fort Pneus staff were presented with an Infinity brand plans for the future including details of “considerable investment in new product and sizes” Referring to his meeting with Al-Dobowi Group executive director Harjeev Kandhari, Frederic Breysse, director of Fort Pneus, commented: “The visit by Infinity was a huge success. There are exciting plans to grow the brand in France and we look forward to developing our partnership with them.”

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