The tyres offer low heat generation and a flat tread contour for high endurance and mileage over long distances, says the company while listing the three new radial tyres
as the ContiRT20, the ContainerMaster Radial and the StraddleMaster Radial.
"When it comes to radial tyres
, Michelin has about 70% of the market," said Mr Jean-Pierre Delvert.
can offer low weight but offer fewer opportunities for retreading.
When the whole investment is up and running the radial tyre
annual capacity would grow by some 30% and the total heavy tyre capacity by some 10%.
The global tyre major said in a statement that in addition to the V.ply tyres, its radial tyres
for port applications and its ContiConnect digital tyre monitoring platform will be available in the Middle East by 2019.
Kleber, a company that manufactures radial tyres
for tractors and sprayers, as well as agricultural inner tubes, is launching a new agricultural radial tyre
for the North American market.
Separately, the company has also announced that it will invest Rs 930 crore to set up a new radial tyre
manufacturing facility near Chennai that will have a total production capacity of 29 lakh units per annum.
New radial tyres
: High mileage and endurance for load and carry applications