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Westlake ZuperAce Z-007 UHP tyre debuting in Malaysia is the cover story in this month’s issue. With the tagline of ‘Performing is Coming Your Way’, Westlake Marketing (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd Managing Director Tan Heong Tong said, “it clearly describes the features and characteristics of this new tyre that is designed specifically to meet the demands of performance-oriented drivers.” This is followed with Klinikar’s exclusive interview, where CY Chen, Co-Founder and CEO of Klinikar.com revealed that their company’s ultimate objective was to unite an army of young, enthusiastic workshop entrepreneurs to take over the market for individuals of their generation. There were more than 75,000 users that joined Klinikar over the past two years, making it a viable platform for workshop owners.
There are also product related updates such as Pirelli Cinturato Rosso making its debut in Malaysia, Roadone launching the new QA919 truck radial tyre and adding the new HF21 & GD08 tyre sizes, Apollo Tyres also launched EV specific tyres for passenger cars & two wheelers, Newera highlighting lever-less tyre changers & pneumatic locking wheel balancers and also there is a story on Newera introducing its Cemb C330 digital truck wheel balancer.
For the passenger car OE tyre segment, we have Giti Tire being selected as OE supplier for Great Wall Motor’s new electric vehicle, whereas for the commercial side we have Linglong supplying OE tyres to MAN Trucks and Bridgestone supplying its Duravis R207A for Hino’s Dutro Z EV as an OE Tyre.
Other good-news stories that you should not miss include Toyo Tires delivering customer satisfaction through dealer network, Hankook Malaysia continuing to invest in dealership staff training, advice from Bendix on diagnosing and rectifying disc brake rotor issues, Vipal Rubber on how retreading saves money and the environment as well as peace of mind on the road with Goodyear’s worry free assurance.
And if you are interested in overseas news, you can read about how Yokohama Rubber has developed its rubber compound design system with AI technology and Aeolus acquiring a 30 per cent stake in the Prometeon Tyre Group.
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