Giti Pleased with Results of Mercedes OE Fitment

Mercedes fitted with Giti tyres shows improved rolling resistance and better fuel consumption compared to industry benchmark tyres

Giti Tire’s first A-grade rolling resistance HGV tyres have been revealed through a Mercedes-Benz Actros OE fitment in China

Giti Reveals A-Grade RR HGV Tyres on Mercedes Benz Actros OE Fitment

The Giti GAR206 and Giti GDR207, in size 315/70R22.5, have been fitted at Daimler’s Beijing automobile plant since September 23rd, with the first deliveries reaching customers in November.

The manufacturer created the ultra-low rolling resistance tyres with detailed input from the company’s European Research & Development Centre in Hannover, Germany, which assisted with development and testing activities.

Guided by the four core competencies of strong wear performance, low rolling resistance, super durability plus excellent handling stability and driving comfort, overall performance has been verified through a comprehensive road test of our tyres on a large domestic fleet under standard load conditions.

Compared with mainstream international premium brand fuel-saving products in the market, the Giti GAR206 and Giti GDR207 consumed 3.6% less fuel and had excellent wear performance.

Stefan Fischer, Managing Director - Product Technology at Giti Tire Europe, said; “As a manufacturer, Giti is proud to have fully demonstrated our technical heritage and advantages in product design and technology optimisation during the multiple rounds of rigorous, objective tests that Daimler has for its OEM projects.”

About the author

Ewan has been editor of Retreading Business since 2006 and of Tyre & Rubber Recycling since the magazine was founded. During this period he has become an expert on the global tyre recycling sector. He has many years' experience as an automotive journalist including a period at Tyres & Accessories.

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