Maxxis Tyre As OE On Yamaha Scooters
Published On 19-Feb-2020
Maxxis has partnered with Yamaha for supplying tyres in India and plans to corner at least 15 per cent of the two-wheeler tyre market
Maxxis Tyres on Wednesday said it has partnered Yamaha for supplying tyres in India and plans to capture 15 per cent market share in the Indian two-wheeler tyre segment within the next 5 years.
Maxxis India, which is a part of the Taiwan-based Maxxis Group, already has similar tie-ups with Hero MotoCorp and Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India.
Under this partnership, the company will provide tyres for Yamaha''s 125 cc BSVI- compliant Ray ZR and Fascino range of scooters as well as BSVI-compliant model of Ray ZR Street Rally 125 FI, said the tyre manufacturer in a release.
Maxxis has already started production of these tyres to cater to the requirement for both the range of scooters, claims the brand.
Commenting on the event, Bing-Lin Wu, Marketing Head, Maxxis India, said, “We are extremely excited about this partnership. As the development unfolds, Maxxis and Yamaha will steer this partnership to provide the best of synergies in one product for the customers. As we begin our 5th year of operations in India, this association will further strengthen our portfolio for scooter tyres in India."
He also said, "We are hopeful that the relationship will help us create a new market for Maxxis Tyres and penetrate deeper in rural markets. We look forward to a long-standing and a fruitful association with Yamaha.”
Maxxis India'' Sanand manufacturing facility in Gujarat has a capacity to produce around 20,000 tyres and 40,000 tubes per day.