Tyre General Washdyke
Phone: +64 3683 9055
Tyres Brands: Goodyear, Mickey Thompson, Hankook, Falken, Yokohama, Continental.
Address: 14 Washdyke Flat Road, Washdyke, Timaru.
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 08:00 – 17:00, Saturday: 09:00–12:00, Sunday: Close.
About Tyre General Washdyke
Tyre General is a 100% New Zealand company. Today it has 14 branches throughout the South Island. If you have a tyre puncture, or your tyres are wearing excessively due to your vehicle being out of alignment, or you have failed at the W.O.F., or you simply need to change your tyres; fortunately, the Tyres General staff can advise you correctly on everything related to tyres for your vehicles.
The company prides itself on offering a wide range of top brand tire brands suitable for Kiwi roads. The company also specializes in the maintenance of commercial tyres for truck fleets and agricultural equipment. It has a modern fleet of mobile service vehicles that provide urgent roadside assistance 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Tire General is also a proud supplier of Vipal brand retreads.
Vipal’s innovative new retreading designs help them offer customers the lowest tire operating cost per kilometre while also helping the environment.
Tires General is also a company that actively participates in the agricultural industry; some of the brands they offer are Alliance, BKT, Michelin and Vredestein, among others. Proud Ruralco and Farmlands supply partners ensure the best available prices tailored to your budget.
Falken Tyres History
Falken is a young Japanese tyre brand in the global market. With the help of Sumitomo Rubber Industries, the brand has managed to penetrate the 4×4 and racing segments. Its impressive popularity in the United States is due to the Wildpeak AT3W model that has conquered the hearts of all off road lovers. Additionally it carries a model of tyres designed for high speed called Azenis. In New Zealand Falken is operated by major tyre chains in most regions of the country.
Falken tyres is a well-known brand of tyres for cars and light trucks. It belongs to the Japanese conglomerate Sumitomo Rubber Industries and its origins date back to 1983.
Its primary marketing strategy has been to promote itself in drifting car races, aggressive UHP (ultra-high-performance product) tyre designs and remarkable technological innovation. By 1985 he began exporting tyres to the United States of America, and in 1991 he established his first distribution centre in California, then in New Jersey, Texas and Tennessee.
The company’s most famous models are the Sincera, Ziex, Azenis and the Wildpeak. In recent years, the company has sponsored several sports such as German Basketball League, Liverpool F.C., Qantas Wallabies Major and Major League Baseball.
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