13th October, 2015: JK Tyre & Industries Ltd, pioneers of radial tyres in India, has been awarded with this year’s TATA Motors Best Supplier of the Year award at the TATA Motors vendor’s conference 2015 held in Pune on 6th October. The TATA Motors Supplier of the Year award recognizes the overall performances, contribution and commitment of its most valued partner and involves a rigorous selection process.
Mr. Vivek Kamra, President India, JK Tyres and Industries Ltd received the award from Mr. Cyrus Mistry, Chairman Tata Group and Mr. B B Parekh, Chief Purchase Officer Tata Motors Ltd.
JK Tyre has been working very closely with Tata Motors team on various new products and adding capacity to meet growing requirement of Truck Radial Tyres. JK Tyre and Tata Motors have long been partners and run the Customer Loyalty Program for Tata’s over 11000 Fleets. JK Tyre also works with Tata Motors to organise regular visits of key Tata customers to the tyre plant.
JK Tyre has been the official tyre supplier for the two successful editions of T1 Prima Truck Racing since the championship’s introduction in India in 2014. JK Tyre specially developed JETRACING tyres for the races and were lauded by the international drivers and experts for the “reliable” and “grippy” qualities.