JK Tyre has unveiled an all-new range of tyres for electric vehicles in India. This new range of EV-specific tyres smart radial tyres has been introduced to capture the budding EV market in India.
The new range of EV-specific Smart radial tyres from JK Tyre is available for a wide range of vehicle segments such as buses, trucks, LCVs, and passenger cars. In addition to that, these new EV-specific Smart radial tyres from JK Tyre are developed in India at the Raghupati Singhania Centre of Excellence (RPSCOE) in Karnataka.
Speaking on the new development, Mr V K Misra, Technical Director, JK Tyre & Industries Ltd. said, “At JK Tyre, innovation and technology are the core pillars and each of our product category is ahead of its time to meet the need of our customers and industry. With the evolution of the EV sector in India, the development of EV-oriented technology remains a key focus for the company. Our Smart tyres are developed with EV specific next Gen Design philosophy making the entire range Smarter, Quieter, Durable and Energy Efficient.”
According to JK Tyre, the company has developed this technology to cater to the special requirements of electric vehicles. As a result, these EV-specific Smart radial tyres from JK Tyre ensure ultra-low rolling resistance, improved wet and dry traction, higher durability and lower energy consumption.
In addition to that, the EV-specific Smart radial tyres from JK Tyre have been developed with special attention to meet the lower noise requirements of electric vehicles. Thus, ensuring a quieter ride.
In order to meet this requirement of a quieter ride, the tread patterns of the newly introduced EV-specific Smart radial tyres from JK Tyre are designed using advanced FEA simulations for lower noise and better wear characteristics.
These new EV-specific Smart radial tyres from JK Tyre also feature an in-house developed Treel TMPS sensor that is designed to meet the demanding requirements of EV trucks, buses, SUVs and more.
Also, the EV-specific Smart radial tyres from JK Tyre have been developed in 17.5-inch and 22.5-inch sizes for commercial vehicles such as Trucks, Buses, and LCVs. Moreover, these tyres (255/70 R22.5, and 295/80 R22.5) are now supplied to JBM EV buses.
Speaking about JK Tyre, the company is among the top 25 manufacturers in the world and pioneers of radial tyre technology in India. JK Tyre first produced radial tyres in the year 1977, and the company is currently leading the Truck Bus Radial segment.
In addition to that, JK Tyre has a total of 12 ‘sustainable’ manufacturing facilities, out of which 3 are located in Mexico. Also, the company produces a total of more than 32 million tyres per year.
Thoughts About The EV-Specific Smart Radial Tyres From JK Tyre
The new range of EV-specific Smart radial tyres from JK Tyre seems to suit the requirements of modern electric vehicles, and we expect these tyres to soon become a favourite among EV owners in the country.