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Federal tires 'party' with South African distributor

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Federal tires 'party' with South African distributor

SA Tyre Distributors, an authorized Federal tire supplier based in Cape Town, South Africa, recently played host to its nationwide business network.

Dealers and independent tire retailers gathered at Gerotek Test Facilities, a division of Armscor Defence Institutes (Pty) Ltd., for the "ultimate driving experience" at speeds up to 180 km/h (108 mph) up  according to Federal Corp. Some of the Federal tires fitted on the test vehicles were:

* Federal EVO, size 245/35ZR20 (Chevrolet Lunmina SS 6.0L V8);

* Federal 595, size 225/40ZR18 (Opel Corsa 1.6i OPC TURBO); and

* Federal 595, size 235/50R18 (Opel Astra GTC).

According to a cluster of positive reviews, the Federal tires were praised for their "ease of driving in any situation, especially excellent handling properties on dry and wet."

“South Africa is a key and potential growth market for Federal," says Charles Hsu, Africa sales executive, Global Sales Division. “We have seen incredible loyalty from our customers to the Federal brand, and we look forward to a massive improvements with investments focused on the areas of availability and service coming up in the near future."

For more information on Federal tires, plus its involvement in motorsports, visit

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