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Giti Tires Introduces New Commercial Vehicle Tire

United States: Giti Tire introduced its new GT Radial GDL651FS commercial vehicle tire for the North American region. The new tire is also SmartWay-verified which offers long-haul operators with better traction, long tread wear and better fuel economy.

Furthermore, the new tire is available with a tread depth of 26/32 of an inch and would be available in 295/75R22.5 size during the initial phase which would further be updated to all low pro and tall sizes by 2017.

Moreover, the tire also features an improved fuel economy and low heat generation owing to the special low rolling resistance compound which has been used to develop the tire, it also has an improved traction and driving stability owing to the four-zigzag-longitudinal-groove design, longer mileage performance backed by the continuous shoulder rib design which also prevents irregular wear.

“This new generation drive tire was designed specifically for the North American market in a collaborative effort by our technical center in Ohio and corporate R&D center,” says Patrick Gunn, director of sales and marketing of commercial tires for Giti. He further added, “We feel confident that it will be well accepted by fleets and owner operators for its fuel efficiency, outstanding traction and long wear for long haul operations.”

As per TechSci Research, with the introduction of the new tire the company is anticipated to tap the potential of the growing demand of commercial vehicle tires in the country. Further, the company is also anticipated to cater to its customers in an efficient way in the region further expanding its reach in the country.

According to a recent report published by TechSci Research, “United States Tire Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2021’’, United States has one of the largest automotive tire market, and also the second largest automobile market across the globe. A slow increase in the market was witnessed during 2012, which was neglected due to increment in the sales of automobiles during 2013-2015. Increasing automobile sales paired with increasing vehicle fleet are expected to drive the country’s tire industry through 2021. Moreover, growth in the country’s tire industry is backed by increasing sales volume of different vehicle segments, which is resulting in expansion of replacement automotive fleet in the US.

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