China-based tyre manufacturer Zhongce Rubber Group Co. Ltd. (ZC Rubber) plans to add at least 68 new sizes of its Z-series winter tyres for the European market in the coming 2020 sales season. ZC Rubber also plans to launch Westlake Generation II Premium commercial truck and light truck tyres WSA2LT, WAS2, WDA2LT, WSM2, and WDM2in the second half of 2020. The Westlake Generational II Premium truck tyres are made in Thailand.
According to ZC Rubber, the tyres meet the demands for European customers with much-improved rain and snow performance. The tyres are also said to have improved wet grip and lower rolling resistance.
ZC Rubber launched the three Z-series winter tyre products in Europe last year – the four-season tyre Z-401, the winter tyre Z-507, and the studded winter tyre Z-506. As for the added sizes, the product line will now include 142 sizes covering 13 to 19 inches in rim diameter, with “much improved wet grip and lower rolling resistance,” said ZC Rubber.