JK Tyre & Industries Ltd showcased its new product range, covering different product segments – Passenger Cars, Truck, Light Commercial Vehicle and Farm Radials at this year’s 8th Indian Rubber Expo and Tyre show in Delhi. The manufacturer showcased the ultra-high performance, Ultra Hi, low aspect ratio 17” Concept tyres with full silica technology and multi-layer tread compound with colours matching the car aesthetics. JK Tyre claims that the Ultra Hi delivers low fuel consumption; high end traction and handling required for high performance vehicles. The innovative concept was conceived and developed in JK Tyre’s Tech Centre in India and is now being tested in global testing grounds.
Commenting on the occasion, VK Misra, Technical Director at JK Tyre & Industries Limited said, “At JK Tyre, we have been focussing on R&D as an intrinsic part of our business and bringing cutting edge technologies to delight our customers and partners. Participating at IRE 2015 is an opportunity for us to share ideas with industry partners and showcase how our research and development capabilities are helping us deliver better, fuel efficient and dependable products.”
JK Tyre also showcased its UX1 – Ultra High Performance range. These tyres are designed for high end luxury cars such as Audi, BMW and Mercedes. JK Tyre also displayed its soon to be launched products across categories. In the passenger car category it showcased a High Performance Asymmetric Tyre range, designed for high end sedans in India like Honda City, Hyundai Verna, VW-Vento and Suzuki Ciaz. Also, showcased at this year’s IRE were JK Tyre’s All-Terrain tyres for the SUV segment.
In the farm segment, JK Tyre reiterated their pioneering efforts in developing radial technology for India by being the first to develop Steel belted Farm Radials suiting Indian Farming needs. Steel belted farm radial tires are superior in every aspect of performance be it resistant to puncture, draw-bar pull for providing high traction in different soil conditions, high resistance to wear giving long hour-age and fuel efficiency.
Underlining its international strategy, JK Tyre is building products for its key export markets i.e. the US and Latin Americas. Some of the tyres that can be seen at the expo are Ultima-XPC1, America Selecta Plus and Turbo.