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TIRECRAFT’s range of GT Radial tires includes all season tires, winter tires, SUV and light truck tires, and performance tires. GT Radial has been designing tires since 1993, and even though they are a relatively new manufacturer, they’re already leaders in research and development. Their family of tires covers a wide range of vehicle and driver needs. They produce tires for passenger cars, SUVs, CUVs, pickup trucks, vans, light truck, commercial heavy trucks, and buses.
You might already be familiar with GT Radial tires as they’re an original equipment supplier to General Motors. As an indication of their quality, they were the winning supplier of the year in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 and took the Supplier Quality Excellence Award in 2012. Get your set at your nearest Tirecraft.
All new tires must pass rigorous testing prior to being added to the GT Radial line up. Testing includes computer simulation and indoor testing. After this, tires are then taken to one of the four international proving grounds in Taiwan, China, United Kingdom, and Finland to be driven in real world conditions.
GITI, the parent company of GT Radial, and has been providing race tires in the Asian market for many years. From road tracks to off road endurance races, their involvement in international races includes the Mercedes Benz C Coupe Touring Championship, the Pikes Peak race in the USA, the Australian Pro Drift Tour, France’s European Drift Series, and IDS Pro in Germany. Everything learned on the track about tire performance influences new models with the technology being incorporated into the models we drive today.
GT Radial is a leader in creating environmentally friendly tires that never compromise quality. They operate over 7 manufacturing plants in China producing 140,700 tires per day according to the 2012 Annual Report. All plants have obtained ISO/TS16949:2002 accreditation – the highest international standard for quality. Plants have also obtained ISO: 14001 Environmental Management System Accreditation.
There are more than 600 people employed in research and development for GT Radial who work with leading universities and research facilities around the world. Two further research centres were opened in Germany and the United States in 2013. In their head office in Singapore and seven plants, GT Radial employs 23,000 people.