Apollo Tyres expands into European OE market

Apollo Tyres Ltd. has received approval of European car makers to be their original equipment manufacturer(OEM). It has started supplying passenger car tyres to Volkswagen, Ford and SEAT. According to Neeraj Kanwar - Vice Chairman & MD, several other European OE approvals are in the pipeline. 

The Apollo Vredestein has been selected as a fitment on the Volkswagen Polo, SEAT Ibiza and the EU-spec Ford EcoSport. Three variants of the Apollo Vredestein are available - Snowtrac 5 (winter tyre), Sportrac 5 (summer tyre) and Quartrac 5 which is an all-season tyre. The EU-spec Polo will be offered with all three versions, while Ibiza customers can choose from Sportrac 5 and Quartrac 5. The EcoSport will be fitted with the Sportrac 5 summer tyre.

The company's newly built manufacturing facility in Hungary will be catering to European OE market.

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