Walmart CEO and President Greg Foran, left, talks with Giti Tire (USA) Chairman Enki Tan during a tour of the new Giti plant in South Carolina.

Walmart Celebrates the Opening of Giti's U.S. Tire Plant

Call it a grand opening preview. Giti Tire (USA) Ltd.'s consumer tire plant in Richburg, S.C., will not officially open until next year, but the company and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. held a celebration on Oct. 4, 2017,  in advance of the grand opening.


Toyo Is Georgia's Top Automotive Supplier

Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing Inc. has won the Georgia Department of Economic Development's inaugural Automotive Supplier of the Year Award. The Georgia Automotive Awards recognize leaders throughout the state and honor them as part of the state's automotive ecosystem.

Kartikeya Misra (left) and Sunam Sarkar exchange the Memorandum of Understanding while Shri N Chandrababu Naidu (inside left) and Onkar S Kanwar look on.

Apollo Will Increase Capacity with a 5th Indian Tire Plant

Apollo Tyres Ltd. will invest 5.25 billion rupees ($78.7 million) to build a tire plant in Andhra Pradesh, India. The plant will be the company's fifth in India, joining two facilities in the state of Kerala and one each in Tamil Nadu and Gujarat.

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