Apollo Tyres has started the
commercial production of its Apollo brand of truck tyres from its Hungarian
facility. The first lot of these truck tyres -- Apollo Endurace RT HD 385/65 R
22.5 -- are now being used by Piessens and Zonen from Londerzeel, Belgium, a
company specialising in transportation of construction materials.
“We are pleased with the
excellent price/quality ratio of these Apollo tyres,” said Patrick and Danny
Piessens, owners of the Belgian company. “Prior to making the purchase, we
carried out very stringent tests, and the results showed all the
characteristics of a premium tyre. The majority of our trucks and trailers have
now been fitted with Apollo truck tyres,” the noted.
Apollo Tyres started supplying
Apollo brand of truck tyres in Europe in 2017, and has since then, sold in
different countries. The number of European clients discovering the benefits of
Apollo’s truck tyres continues to grow. The company claims that these tyres
offer favourable price/quality ratio, limited rolling noise and excellent grip.
It also offers an excellent cost-per-kilometre ratio. Being the first country
in Europe, where Apollo truck tyres were first introduced last year, Belgium
was the obvious choice to start the delivery from the company’s Hungarian
With over 2% market share
already, the country has become an important market for the brand.
In partnership with European
clients, Apollo’s truck tyres have been tested for over 300 million kilometres
and have proven their durability. All the truck tyres have at least a C-label
for fuel consumption and an Alabel for wet conditions, which is a unique
performance for premium truck tyres. Apollo is also providing a 5-year warranty
on any manufacturing issues, and a buy-back guarantee for the carcass, as they
can be retreaded multiple times.
The Hungarian unit in
Gyongyoshalasz region, is Apollo Tyres’ second production facility in Europe,
and sixth worldwide. The production capacity continues to be ramped up on a
daily basis in this facility, and will reach the planned capacity for Phase I
Source: Apollo Tyres
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