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Apollo Tyres – Largest Tyre Manufacturing Company

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About Apollo Tyres

Apollo tyre is a world-renowned name in the tyre manufacturing market. It is a public company that came into existence way back in the year 1972. Since then it has strolled a long way to push its way to become the world’s 14th largest name in the world of rubber products.

Its first unit or plant was set up in Perambra area of Kerela.  Apart from 4 manufacturing units in India, it also has branches in Hungary and Netherlands. It has a commendably strong network of dealerships in India, which ranges to over 5,000 dealers.

It has its Head Quarters in Gurgaon, Haryana. As many as 16,000 people are employed under the banner of Apollo tyres.


The inception of Apollo tyres happened in Bihar, in 1977.  A year prior to that, a number of companies, named Rohit Singh, Bharat Steel Tubes Ltd, Raunaq and Company Pvt Ltd, promoted Apollo tyres. A couple of years later, in 1991 subsequent plants were started at Gujrat and then in Kerela.

The year 2008 marked the beginning of yet another plant in Tamil Nadu. 2009 was a rather significant year in the history of Apollo tyres and it achieved commendable success and appreciation.

The name of Apollo tyres reached an extreme premise of glory when in 209 it took over the Netherland based tyre company named Vredestein Banden B.V, at an undisputedly exorbitant sum. 

List of directors (some brief):  

Neeraj J Kanwar: Vice Chairman, Managing Dirctor

Akshay Chudasama, Partner. Shrdul Amarchand Mangaladas and Co.

Arun Kumar Purwar: Former Chairman

Pallavi Shroff: Managing Partner



Apollo tyres have bagged a number of awards for its brilliant performance and supply of authentic products in the national and international market. In 2016, it received the Sparsha Award, which had been given by the National Institute of Industrial Engineering and LakshyaSM. It also received CSR Excellence Award. Among other major achievements, Apollo Chairman, Onkar S Kanwar cited the company’s Manchester United was enhanced to 129 countries in the global market.

Services:  Apollo tyres deal with a wide range of products that include Passenger cars, light trucks, Radila trucks, and buses. In addition to these, it provides services like

  • Passenger cars
  • Truck and buses
  • Farm
  • Alloy wheels

Apart from those mentioned above Apollo tyres have initiated a general health and HIV/AIDS Awareness and Prevention programmes. It also provides services with the assistance of creating awareness about substance abuse.

Keeping the above in mind, if you want the best among the rest, without giving it a second thought visit Apollo tyres and choose from an array of products.

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