Monday, 3 October 2016

CEAT Launches All-new Zoom XL for Electric Motorcycles

First variant rolled out on Tork’s T6X Electric Bike

New Delhi, 30th September 2016: India’s leading tyre manufacturer CEAT Ltd has launched a new range of Zoom XL tyres made exclusively for electric motorcycles. The first variant of the tyre was rolled out on Pune-based startup Tork Motorcycles’ first electric motorcycle T6X in Bengaluru today.

The tyres have been fine-tuned to suit the requirements of the new T6X motorcycle and have been rolled out post extensive on-road testing on the electric two-wheeler. This fresh variant of CEAT’s Zoom XL tyre has very low rolling resistance which should significantly reduce the electricity consumption from the battery while riding. The tyre also compliments Tork’s promise of ensuring suitable road speed for an electric vehicle.

Commenting on the development, Mr. Nitish Bajaj, Vice President-Marketing, CEAT Ltd, said, “The electric two-wheeler industry is set to witness a boom in the next few years in India, as we gear up towards smarter solutions in the automotive space. We at CEAT are keen to be a part of this evolution and our association with Tork Motorcycles is a testament to that. As the first-ever electric motorbike in the country, the Tork T6X is set to revolutionize the industry by adding an extra dimension that was missing before. We believe in making mobility safer and smarter, and customers will get this perfect combination with CEAT and Tork Motorcycles.”

CEAT, the flagship company of RPG Enterprises, was established in 1958. Today, CEAT is one of India’s leading tyre manufacturers and has strong presence in global markets. CEAT produces over 15 million tyres a year and offers the widest range of tyres to all segments and manufactures world-class radials for: heavy-duty trucks and buses, light commercial vehicles, earthmovers, forklifts, tractors, trailers, cars, motorcycles and scooters as well as auto-rickshaws.

Mumbai head-quartered RPG Enterprises is one of India's largest industrial conglomerates. With over 15 companies in its fold, the group has a strong presence across core business sectors such as Infrastructure, Tyre, IT and Specialty. Established in 1979, RPG Enterprises is one of India’s fastest growing business groups with a turnover a turnover in excess of Rs.21,000 crore.

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