The $1.5 billion company is a leading four-wheeler tyre manufacturer, and among top 3 tyre manufacturers in India. With a presence in 90 countries across 6 continents with nine plants in India and Mexico, exports are a majotr part of their business. JK Tyre total capacity across 9 plants is over 20 million tyres each year.
With over 3 decades of tech innovation, JK Tyre is the first Indian tyre manufacturer to make Radial tyres for four-wheelers- Truck/Bus, LCV, Passenger Cars, MUV and Tractors having pioneered Radial Technology in India back in 1977. They are also the 1st manufacturer of India’s largest OTR Tyre weighing 3.7 tons and 12 feet high. Tyres here are sold through ‘JK Tyre Steel Wheels’, Truck Wheels”, and Truck Radial Tyre Care centres. JK Tyre’s motorsports activity in India entails investment promoting young talent and building necessary infrastructure.
Mr. Arun K Bajoria, President & Director, JK Tyre & Industries Ltd said,“We are happy to be partnering with Tata Motors as Truck Racing debuts in India. In our endeavor to further strengthen Motorsports in the country, we have developed highly advanced Racing Tyres especially for this series which will be fitted on all participating trucks.”
Accenture has stepped in as Key Sponsor and Official Knowledge Partner for the Tata T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship. “Tata Motors is a strategic partner to Accenture and we work closely with them to support their business transformation initiatives. This event provides us an opportunity to build on this association and we are pleased to support this first of its kind event in India that showcases the technology and performance excellence of their products,” said Avinash Vashistha, Chairman and GUManaging Director for Accenture in India.
WABCO India is Key Sponsor and Official Braking Partner of for the Tata T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship. “As the local market leader for commercial vehicle safety and control technologies, WABCO is honored to sponsor Tata Motors’ T1 PRIMA Truck Racing Championship as its official Braking Technology Partner. We are excited to showcase the high performance of our advanced braking systems in a racing environment, which represents the most extreme conditions for heavy duty trucks,” said Jacques Esculier, WABCO Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “The fifty years of experience we have gained from innovating safety and vehicle control systems here in India means that WABCO technologies are helping to protect drivers not just on the race track, but in the hundreds of thousands of trucks and buses on India’s roads every day.”