Metro Tyres recently announced its expansion into the two-wheeler radial Motorcycle tyre segment in India. The new range of tyres have been designed and developed at the company's R&D facility in Punjab. The company will be investing Rs 300 crore in upgrading this facility and increasing the output capacity. The company has collaborated with Continental, Germany to ensure a complete technology transfer to India in order to produce tyres of global quality standards.
It aims to create an offering, which would allow the evolving Indian customer to have an exemplary driving experience on the challenging Indian roads and under extreme weather conditions. With its technological partnership with Continental, Germany, it is confident of introducing a product, which will revolutionize the existing Motorcycle Radial Tyre market in India. This launch further will fortify its position in the ever-growing two-wheeler segment and makes us a full-range player
The tyres come with extra flexible sidewall and have a higher tread rigidity, leading to cushioned ride and an increased mileage in service. The stiffer tread lowers the tyre rolling resistance and thus provides higher vehicle fuel efficiency. It also suggests, the flatter tread radius of the tyres, provide a larger ground contact area, better stability and extra safety at higher speeds.
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