General Tire re-enters PH market

Now under multi-brand distributor YHI PH

General Tire re-enters PH market

MANILA: General Tire has officially been revived in the Philippine market.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Who is the new General Tire distributor in the Philippines?

    Who is the new General Tire distributor in the Philippines? The new local General Tire distributor is YHI Philippines.
  • What comprise the General Tire lineup in the Philippines?

    The General Tire roster is made up of the Grabber series namely HT6, AT6, A/Tx, and X3.
  • The American tire marque is currently handled by YHI Philippines, a local importer and distributor of automotive products, tires, wheels, lubricants, and industrial batteries.

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    Best known for its sport utility vehicle and pickup tire products, the brand’s new distributor offers the Grabber series to comprise its initial offerings.

    Per YHI Philippines, the Grabber HT6 is recommended for daily use and is most reliable for the urban lifestyle while the Grabber AT6 prov ides all-terrain toughness without sacrificing on-road comfort.

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    On the other hand, Grabber A/Tx is designed to meet the demands of overlanding enthusiasts. The next-generation, aggressive all-terrain carries a Three-Peak Mountain Snowflake badge — certified to perform in all weather conditions.

    The Grabber X3 is fitted for extreme adventures giving grip on mud, dirt, and rocks.

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    “It will be our mission to carry on the brand’s legacy. We are looking forward to growing General Tire’s market share with the initial lineup of products, as we anticipate additional tire models in the future. The brand’s advancement is guided by our strong drive to market new sizes and patterns that will cater to a larger audience in the local SUV and 4x4 scene,” YHI Philippines General Manager Jason Delloso said.

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    “General Tires stands as a beacon of innovation and excellence. It has a brand history of more than 100 years, with diverse success stories proven in the US. It is our honor to bring this distinguished brand into the Philippines as a part of our important tire portfolio,” YHI International Limited International Business Development Senior Manager Jimmy He, for his part, said.

    Meanwhile, Delloso told Zigwheels Philippines that the company shall bring in passenger car (radial) tire options come the latter part of the year.

    General Tire’s products are now available nationwide via Wheel Gallery, Gears, Tri-J Marketing in Cebu, and Power Point Enterprises in Cagayan De Oro.

    Photos from General Tire and Juan Paulo Papa

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