[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, campaign on expired tyres gain momentum, Cambistry Ventures Limited, CVL, dealers in automotive products has come up with two world class tyre brands to save the situation.
Managing Director of CVL, Sir IkechukwuOkafor, said that it is regrettable the way and manner substandard tyres enter into the country and as a result his company, Cambistry, decided to introduce the world class tyre brands Continental and General Tire, both manufactured in Europe.
Sir Okafor whose company deals in automative products said that it is regrettable how Nigerians lose their lives to road accidents due to tyre bursts resulting from substandard and expired tyres and commended the Federal Road Safety Corps for its campaign on expired tyres.
“Overtime, I have watched situations where all manner of tyres were brought into the country and decided to bring in a class tyre brand at affordable prices as my contribution to save life and properties,” he said.
“I decided to bring in Continental Tyre, which is a premium brand, as well as Matador and General Tyres which are also made by Continental Tyres, ” he added.
According to him, these tyre brands are European made and they give value for money, guarantee safety, which is very important and are made in 2015 and 2016, which means that they still have four years or more lifespan.
Highlighting the qualities of Continental and General Tyre brand, Sir Okafor said apart from being trusted German engineering, the tyre brand boasts outstanding durability and quiet ride, excellent braking performance and traction, shorter braking distance in all weather conditions, and reduced fuel consumption and gives high mileage.
Other strong points of the Continental and General Tyre, he said, is that they deliver all-terrain tyre superb for on-road and off road use, excellent road grip, handling and safety when cornering.
According to the Cambistry Ventures boss, the tyres cover many auto brands including Toyota, Honda, Peugeot, Mitsubishi, Ford, Hyundai, Kia, as well as the German brands, covering SUVs, sedans, pickups, and trucks.
He explained that though no dealer stocks all tyre sizes, he had carefully selected the sizes that are in high demand in the country to meet the need of the people, and save lives.
Pleading with Nigerians to always use quality tyres, Sir Okafor said apart from ensuring safety of life, a good tyre gives peace of mind, value for money, same time, guaranty good road handling, among others.
He however promised to bring in more tyre sizes Continental and General Tyre which are all made in Europe.