Continental Tyres has signed an MoU with Indag Rubber to promote the second life of tyres. During the pilot, the warranty programme and retreading services will be provided to TBR Normal Load (NL) fleets through retreaders from the three markets - Delhi NCR, Rajasthan, and Maharashtra.
As part of the collaboration, the tyre maker will offer a second-life warranty on NL casings as per Conti Bharosa, and Indag will offer a warranty on the retreading process and the tread rubber on the NL fleets. After completing the pilot projects, the programme will be rolled out in pan India.
During the pilot project, the warranty will be applicable on the range of tyres from Continental, including NL TBR - 295/90R20 CHS2,10.00 R20 CHS2 /CHS2+/CHD2/CHD2+/ CHA2/HDR2α, 11R22.5 CHS2+ &HDR2, 295/80 R22.5 HSR2/CHD2/CCA3. The warranty will also be applicable on the Icon range of tread rubber from Indag, the company said.
Samir Gupta, Head - Central Region - BA Tires APAC and Managing Director, Continental Tyres India, noted that through this collaboration, the company aims to promote retreading as a sustainable alternative to improve tyre life.
Vijay Shrinivas, CEO, Indag Rubber, said, “We are excited to work with Continental Tires on the project to increase retreading among Indian customers.”
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