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Ceat launches CrossDrive all-terrain SUV tyres in India

Written by Kanad Kalasur

Leading tyre manufacturer Ceat has announced a new range of high-performance all-terrain tyres of SUVs.

Technology of the Ceat CrossDrive all-terrain tyres

The Ceat CrossDrive makes use of cutting-edge 3D sipe technology and robust shoulder design that helps the tyre adapt to all-terrain applications. It uses new carbon black tread compounds that offer higher grip as well as improved fuel economy. The tyre has been tested at India’s premier auto testing track – NATRAX in Indore. It also did some mild off-roading near Indore as well.

Application of Cear CrossDrive tyres

Ceat has specifically designed the CrossDrives for all uses across both the 4×2 and 4×4 SUVs. The tyre is available across multiple sizes and can be purchased from leading tyre shops including Ceat’s exclusive outlets – the Ceat Shoppe and Tyre Stop. The tyre maker has also tied up with OEMs like Mahindra to provide this tyre on all-terrain vehicles like the Thar. Soon, the company will also launch this tyre in the global markets.

At the launch, Mr. Arnab Banerjee, CEO at Ceat Tyres Ltd., commented that the CrossDrive is one of their premium offerings in the all-terrain SUV segment. The tyres make use of new technologies and design to help customers overcome challenging and diverse terrains safely, at the same time improving the fuel efficiency of the car. The dual purpose tyres can be used both in the city as well as off-the-road, offering the best of both worlds.

About Ceat

Ceat Tyres Ltd., is the flagship company of the RPG Enterprises. It was established back in 1958 and today produces over 40 million tyres a year. It makes radials from trucks and buses, light commercial vehicles, earthmovers, forklifts, tractors, trailers, cars, bikes, scooters as well as auto rickshaws. Ceat is already a leader in the tyre segment for two-wheeler EVs in India, with a 50 per cent share of the business.

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