Michelin expands footprint in Andhra Pradesh, launches two new concept stores ‘TyrePlus’ in HyderabadStrengthening the TyrePlus network to 18 outlets across the country
Hyderabad, June 06, 2012: Michelin Tyres, the world leader in tyre technology today announced the launch of 2 new concept stores ‘TyrePlus’ in Hyderabad today. Through the new touch points Michelin will bring a state-of-the-art retail experience for people of Hyderabad.
The opening ceremony was attended by Mr. B Kumar, Country Head-Distribution, Michelin India and the owners of the two stores i.e. Mr. Raja Gopal Reddy, Owner of MV Tyre World, and Mr. Amithineni Amar Babu, Owner of Xenex, along with other officials & guests.
Speaking at the inauguration, Mr. B Kumar, Country Head-Distribution, Michelin India said, “Hyderabad is an important market for us and the opening of 2 new concept stores ‘TyrePlus’ proves our eagerness to strengthen our presence in this region in order to meet the growing demand of passenger car tyres in the city. The state-of-the-art stores and workshop facilities will provide speedy and efficient service to our valued customers in the city.”
“Andhra Pradesh is a huge market for us with a population of nearly 840 million people and through TYREPLUS outlets at Ameerpet & Kavuri Hills we want to give them the best retail experience when it comes to tyres and the related services.” He added
Also present at the occasion, Mr. Raja Gopal Reddy, Owner of MV Tyre World, said, “We have been in the tyre trade for the past 6 years and we feel that we could not have found a better partner in the passenger car tyre business than Michelin to support our ambitions. Through the new outlet, we aim to provide world class services and products to the consumers in the city.”
MV TyrePlus located at Main market, Ameerpet is spread over a total area of 1170 sq ft. with a strong team of 9 executives all trained in required technical skills to provide customers with world class services.
Xenex Tyre Plus, located at Kavuri Hills and spread over a wide area of 3700 Sq feet is the second TyrePlus outlet of the city. With a team of 20 people, trained in providing the car services related work, can offer all kinds of tyre services.
Mr. Amithineni Amar Babu, Owner of Xenex, said, “We are delighted to join hands with Michelin and this partnership reflects Michelin’s efforts to connect with its consumers and provide services matching international standards. We have been in this business for over 10 years and through the new TyrePlus outlet, we look forward to providing an unmatched experience to our revered customers enabling mutual growth.”
With the 2 new TyrePlus stores in Hyderabad, Michelin has reached a network of 18 TYREPLUS outlets in India located across the country – Tiruppur, Pune, Faridabad, Vijayawada, Madurai, Thane, Ahmednagar, Vashi, Jaipur, Haridwar, Surat, 2 in Bangalore, 2 in Delhi and now 2 in Hyderabad.
TYREPLUS, supported by Michelin, a worldwide leader in tyres and mobility, is the automotive service network provider of high quality products and preventive maintenance services for cars at affordable prices. Under the one-stop-shop concept, TYREPLUS offers a variety of quick automotive services helping customers to minimize the time and money involved in maintaining their vehicles.
Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. Michelin employs 115,000 people, has sales organizations in more than 170 countries and operates 69 production sites in 18 countries throughout five continents. The company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases and offers electronic mobility support services, on ViaMichelin.com. Research and innovation development is being taken care of in technology centres in Asia, Europe and North America.
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