India’s Apollo Tyres, which has widespread operations spanning five manufacturing facilities in India and two overseas, in Hungary and Netherlands, has revealed that it is set to commence local manufacturing of the ‘Vredestein’ brand of tyres in the country.
- The Vredestein brand tyres will be launched in India within the next 3 months.
- In our market, the tyres will be available in sizes from R16 to R20.
- Apollo might also export these made-in-India Vredestein tyres to other markets.
What is Apollo Vredestein?
In 2009, Apollo had acquired Netherlands-based Vredestein, which is among the oldest tyre manufacturing companies in the world and has a range of premium and performance car radials, aimed at the luxury end of the market.
Why is Apollo making the switch to local manufacturing?
While Apollo Tyres had introduced the Vredestein range in India…