Nexen Tire America Inc. has been recognized as the Best Supplier in Quality by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA).
“It is an honor to have been selected as the best supplier in the Quality-APAC Export sector at the 2016 FCA APAC QUALITAS that was recently held in Shanghai,” the company says. “We are proud to be recognized for our outstanding quality products, service and leading-edge technologies, and will continue to innovate and manufacture tires of the highest standards.”
The 2016 FCA APAC QUALITAS is the annual strategy meeting and supplier awards ceremony that FCA hosts. The event is organized to recognize that FCA’s most outstanding global suppliers by evaluating the quality, warranty, and technical skills.
Nexen Tire was the only company from the tire industry to be awarded in the Quality-APAC Export sector.
Currently, Nexen Tire is expanding its North American market by supplying original equipment (OE) tires for FCA’s Ram 3500 pickup truck and the Ram ProMaster commercial van. Nexen Tire also will begin supplying FCA with OE tires for their luxury passenger minivan, the Pacifica, starting this year.
In addition to the ongoing partnership with FCA, Nexen Tire began supplying its OE N’FERA RU1 tires for the Porsche Cayenne in September. Nexen Tire also provides OE tires for Hyundai Motor Co., Kia Motors, SsangYong Motor, Chevrolet, Volkswagen, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Automobile Dacia, Renault, SEAT, Mitsubishi Motors, Suzuki Motor Corp., and ŠKODA Auto, among others.
Nexen Tire also ranked fourth out of 12 tire brands in the passenger car segment of the 2016 J.D. Power Original Equipment Tire Customer Satisfaction Study in March.