Maintaining optimal tyre
pressure not only helps the environment but also provides greater safety on road, a cause JK Tyre
has always espoused.
Another important aspect of tyre
safety is maintaining the recommended pressure at all times.
ua Spare tyre
: regularly check the age, condition and air pressure
'Pakistan does not charge any duty on the import of tyres
from China, so there should be no smuggling of Chinese radial tyres
of trucks and buses, but this is not the case.
The global automotive tyre
market is segmented by vehicle type (2/3 wheeler, passenger vehicle, commercial vehicle and specialty vehicle), by sales channel (OEM and aftermarket), by tyre
structure (radial and bias) and region.
One in five car owners admit they have bought part-worn tyres
and more than 10 per cent say they would do it again.
GTR, which was established in Pakistan in 1963 and is presently facilitating 20pc of the demand of tyres
in the country, would be setting up the new unit in Punjab as part of its expansion plan.
Andrew Jervis, co-founder of ClickMechanic said: "Tyre
management is a key component of driver safety, and all drivers should strive to make the necessary checks.
'The imposition of RD to preserve foreign exchange by reducing imports last year has reduced the number of tyres
imported but not drastically,' said Hussain.
Properly rotated tyres
help the car steer and handle better which increases fuel efficiency by keeping tyre
friction at its lowest safe level.
bursts are often attributable to poor maintenance and lack of 'pre-drive' vehicle checks," Thomas added.