Hornby Tyrepower – Christchurch
Phone: +64 3341 5497
Tyres Brands: Cooper Tires, Hankook, Yokohama, Toyo Tires, Pirelli, Kumho, Goodyear, Falken, Dunlop, Michelin, Nitto, Goodride, Nankang, Nitto.
Address: 240 Main South Road, Hornby, Christchurch.
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 07:30 – 17:00, Saturday: Close, Sunday: Close.
In 1977 in Australia, ten independent tyre store owners got together to improve the purchase price of tyres. After the success, they founded a TyrePower company, managing to pass on the price improvement to their customers by offering better prices in the market.
Over the years, the company became the largest independent tyre dealer network in Australasia. Each tyre store is managed by its owners, which generates a faster response speed and excellent service to each local customer. Besides, each store shows the name of the owner and has an internal code of conduct for each owner and employees, developing great confidence from the customer.
Nowadays, the company in addition to only selling tyres also offers batteries, puncture repair, brakes, WOF, suspension, air conditioning, transmission flush, wheel alignment, balancing and rotation and more.
In New Zealand has more than 16 stores, the locations are Kerikeri, Whangaparaoa, Otahuhu, Piopio, Warkworth, Whangarei, New Lynn, Christchurch, Te Aroha, Ellerslie, Helensville, East Tamaki, Oxford, Gisborne, Hastings, North Shore, Otago and Glen Innes.
Tyres in Christchurch
There are an estimated 293.000 vehicles in Christchurch, which means there are 1.460.000 tyres in this city.
Christchurch is located on the east coast of the South Island; it is the second-largest city and third most populated in New Zealand. It is also the gateway to the Canterbury region. It is a city prone to earthquakes were recently in 2011, unfortunately, caused much destruction and thousands of deaths. There are several museums like the Quake City to know this kind of phenomena with testimonies and their different technical aspects. It is also the oldest city, which was founded in 1850 where it is the seat of the Canterbury Regional Council. It is next to the New Zealand Alps and the Banks peninsula and is a beautiful destination both for its cultural richness and its spectacular surroundings.
▷ Toyo tires
Toyo Tyres History
Toyo Tires began in August of 1945, actually between a merger between two companies. Those two companies would be Hirano Rubber Manufacturing and Toyo Industrial.
Hirano Rubber was founded in 1890. Hirano has been known in the industrial community for the rubber manufacturing plants that they have for a long time. And, over the course of decades that had gone through the 18 and 1900s, they specialized just making rubber hoses and components for pretty much anything. And it wasn´t until the World War II came around, Hirano Rubber was really starting to get in pressure with regards to where they were producing supplies and other sorts of rubber compounds for pretty much any kind of war effort.
So back in 1943, Hirano was looking for a company that they could partner with that would match them on a supply that the actual government was looking to get the rubber manufacturing companies and Toyo Industrial was essentially brought into the mix.
In 1938 Toyo Rubber was born, and that was conducted by a man named Toyo Boseki, and in 1938 Toyo just came on board as one of those companies that had everything going for them. A lot of their growth was through acquisitions and mergers, not by natural organic growth.
It wasn’t until 1943 came along until they started to realize that Toyo was going to essentially become the sole proprietor use of all rubber manufacturing tires for Japan, they had just all the mergers and all the acquisition back in the time that it was just the company to go to.
Toyo Tires came to the USA in 1966 of July, from them Toyo truly began to grow through organic growth on top of the mergers and acquisitions that they had throughout the decades, especially considering when they went public to the stock market.
Toyo owns Toyo Tires, Nitto is owned by Toyo, Silverstone is also owned by Toyo. So Toyo Tires essentially an extremely large market share, and although we think that they do all things car, Toyo actually has a lot more focus on the wheels of their trucks, especially their Open Country and tires of that nature.
Toyo has a division that specializes in all thing rubber; this division makes up about 20% of its overall business. Really what they do, is any sort of commercial products that they can get their hands on when it comes to rubber automotive manufacturing parts.
Toyo tires are just a good brand, and they do very well at what they do. On top of that, they’re involved in almost every single motorsport you can possibly imagine. Toyo is a brand that pretty much carries every sort of possible product that you could want as long you have cash. Toyo is not of those more affordable brands, especially when it came to tires. Toyo specializes in making tires for specific application purpose.
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