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The cover story in this month’s issue features a profile of Tayarlo, the Ultra-High Performance (UHP) tyre wholesaler that provides on-demand delivery services to tyre dealers in the Klang Valley. The company invites dealers to use their buying power to be more competitive in handling a complex product mix.
This is followed with Kitar Teliti’s exclusive interview, where Executive Director Wingson Cher shared with us their development and market strategies in East Malaysia. He also revealed that the company will be launching the Roadone QA919, a new truck and bus radial tyre for on-road and off-road use.
There are also product related updates on Toyo’s Proxes CR1 – the OE tyre for the all-new Perodua Alza, and Yokohama Rubber’s latest OE fitments on the new Mazda CX-60, whilst for the commercial side, we have a feature on Apollo Tyres revamped mining tyre range. For the retreading side, we have news on Vipal Rubber’s latest innovation in envelopes.
We also have a special report on the various tyre brands that took part in the recently concluded IAA Transportation 2022. These include articles on Michelin Mobility Solutions, Westlake’s WTR2 and WTX2 tyre, Goodyear’s demonstration truck tyre made of 63 per cent sustainable materials, Michelin new partnership with MAN ProfiDrive, and Prometeon’s innovative new 325/90 R 24.5 tyre size.
Besides that, there are also event and training articles, which is a good sign that the market has regained its vitality. For example, Stamford Tyres Malaysia has organised a Falken Get Together Dinner to reconnect with its FK510, ZE310R and 4×4 tyre dealers. Other articles include features on Westlake Tyres Malaysia sponsoring the ‘The Pink Stuff SODI Ladies Cup’, Hankook Tire Malaysia organising their first TBR Seminar, as well as Malacca Tyre Trade Association’s 11th anniversary celebrations.
Other stories that you should not miss include a feature by Michael Hutt from Kit Loong Commercial Group on how tyre supply is going to change in the next few months and news of MATRDS urging the government to tackle the waste tyre issue.
Also exclusive is Webmax’s user – Azwin Nasir’s testimonial on Webmax’s cloud-based accounting system. With the system, she is able to manage all financial activities easily, anywhere and anytime through any device such as a PC, tablets and mobile phone.
And if you are interested in overseas news, you can read about the two Nexen concept tyres that achieve IDEA design recognition and Hankook’s new Truck & Bus Tyre Smart iON AU06+.
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