Apollo launches its first tyre centre in Malaysia

In response to growing demand for commercial tyres in the Asian region, Indian tyre manufacturer Apollo Tyres has recently opened its Apollo Truck Tyre Zone (ATTZ) in Johor Baru, Malaysia. The centre serves to provide customers with easy access to Apollo’s extensive services for tyres on commercial fleets.Apollo’s first partnership outside India will enable the delivery of quality products and services to the Malaysian market, simultaneously creating sustainable value for customers.

The ATTZ will come equipped with a computerised truck tyre alignment machine, automatic tyre changer, and a nitrogen inflator on top of end-to-end tyre related services for trucks/buses. These services are together expected to reduce customers’ maintenance cost and fuel consumption. ATTZ’s modern automotive technologies will be managed by Sin Chu Hin, a revered tyre specialist in southern Malaysia. The ATTZ also has a training centre to guide its consumers through their purchase decision.

The inauguration ceremony saw Satish Sharma, APMEA President and Director of Apollo Tyres announcing Apollo’s landmark achievement. Sharma added: “The new state-of-the-art truck service centre brings together Apollo’s extensive experience in truck /bus radials along with Sin Chu Hin’s 80-year long local experience for a range of services and solutions for our fleet customers in Malaysia, further cementing our steadfast commitment to the Malaysian automotive industry.”

Shubhro Ghosh, Group Head, ASEAN, Middle East and Africa region for Apollo Tyres, has projected a vast opportunity for Apollo’s truck radials in Batu Pahat, which is a thriving business destination at the tip of Peninsular Malaysia. The ATTZ is the first of several truck service centres Apollo plans to open in partnership with our valued business partners in the ASEAN region.”

In conjunction with the grand launch and the upcoming Hari Raya festive period in Malaysia, the ATTZ will offer its customers exclusive vouchers with every purchase of its tyres and special service packages for all types of fleets in the market.