Adding to the company’s sustainability initiatives, Douglas and Sons (Pvt) Ltd (DSL) launched its first eco friendly tyre into the local market. This tyre, the GT Radial Champiro ECO, is manufactured with reduced carbon emissions by the Indonesian manufacturer PT Gajah Tunggal Tbk, and has been recognized by MURI (The Indonesian Record Body) as the first eco friendly tyre produced by an Indonesian manufacturer.
The GT Radial Champiro ECO launch was held in style on 27th November 2011 at the Waters Edge, Battaramulla amidst a large gathering of Top Dealers, corporate clients and distinguished guests after an alluring parade that commenced from DSL’s corporate Head Office.
Using Nanotek Silica Technology, the GT Radial Champiro ECO produces very low rolling resistance resulting lower heat generation, increased tyre life and savings on fuel. The combination of all these factors makes the GT Radial Champiro ECO a truly environmentally friendly product. This new generation environment friendly tyre combines excellent performance characteristics with low noise levels, low levels of emission while at the same time guaranteeing higher levels of comfort and safety while driving.
The GT Radial Champiro ECO tyre already meets the EU tyre regulations, including noise emission regulations that will come into effect in 2012. Design-wise, the tread’s new silica-based tread compound provides high grip levels on wet surfaces resulting an overall outstanding performance.
The tyre is available in sizes ranging from 12 to 16 inches and provides for the needs of a replacement tyre for a majority of vehicle types. GT Radial Champiro ECO tyres are now available through all DSL dealers island wide for the budget conscious and environment concerned customers, drivers and vehicle owners.
DSL, hand in hand with its team of professionally qualified individuals reaffirms its commitment of giving nothing but the best to its nation, truly making it ‘The pearl of the Indian Ocean.’