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Apollo Tyres Limited

Apollo Tyres Limited Apollo Tyres Limited is the premier tyre manufacturing company in India. In truck tyres it has more than 30% market share. The brand XT7 became the largest selling truck tyre in the country. The vision of the company is to be a leader in the Indian tyre industry and a significant global player.

Quick Facts
Country India
Industry Tyre manufacturing
Listings & its codes NSE: APOLLOTYRE; BSE: 500877
Head Office 7 Institutional Area, Sector-32
Gurgaon Haryana - 122001, India
Tel.: +(91)-(124)-2383002 to 18
Registered Office 6th Floor, Cherupushpam Bldg.
Shanmugham Road, Cochin-682031 (Kerala)
Tel.: +(91)-(484)-2381902, 2381903, 2380720

Segment and Brands
Products Brands
Truck Apollo
  • Loadstar Super Hercules
  • Loadstar Super
  • Loadstar Super Gold
  • XT 7
  • XT 7 Haulug
  • XT7 Gold
  • XT-9
  • XT-9 Gold
  • Champion
  • Champion DXL
  • Champion Gold
  • Amar
  • Amar Deluxe
  • Amar Gold
  • Amar AT-Rib
  • 50 L
  • 36 L
  • Commando
  • XDT
  • 27 L
  • 77 R
  • 99 R Plus
Light Truck
  • Loadstar Super
  • Amar Deluxe
  • Amar Gold
  • XT-9
  • XT-9 Gold
  • Duramile
  • Milestar
  • Champion
Passenger Car Car Radials
  • Tube Type (Amazer XL Quantum)
  • Tubeless Radials
4x4 Radials
  • Hawkz
  • Storm
  • Amazer XL
Alloy Wheels
  • Haste
  • Torque
  • Nirvana
  • Frost
  • Quest
  • Inspire
  • Slay
  • Multispoke
  • Sphere
  • Cinco
Tubeless Radials
  • Acelere
  • Amazer XL
  • Hawkz
Conventional Tyres (Bias Tyres)
  • Car
  • Armour
  • Panther
  • Jeep
  • Gripper
  • Maha Trooper
Farm Pure Cultivation Segment
  • Sarpanch
  • Krishak Super
Pure Haulage Segment
  • Powerhaul
Mixed Application Bias Segment
  • Krishak Premium
Mixed Application Radial Segment
  • Farmking
  • Gripper
  • Maha Trooper

Plant Addresses of Apollo Tyres
Perambra Plant
Apollo Tyres Ltd.
P.O Perambra Thrissur
Disst. Kerala - 680689,India
Tel.: +(91)-(480)-2725901 to 09

Limda Plant
Premier Tyres Ltd.
Kalamassery Always
Ernakulam (Kerala) -683104
Tel.: +(91)-(484)-2540261 to 66

Pune Plant
Plot A-1, Ganpati Nagar Road
Ranjan Gaon, (P.O) Taluka Shirur
Distt. Pune-419209
Tel.: +(91)-(2138)-232287 to 90
Milestones of Apollo Tyres
1972 The company's license was obtained by Mr Mathew T Marattukalam, Jacob Thomas and his associates.
1974 The company was taken over by Dr. Raunaq Singh and his associates.
1975 April 13, Perambra Plant Foundation stone was laid down.
1976 Apollo Tyres Ltd. was registered.
1977 Plant commissioned in Kerala with 49 TPD capacity.
1982 Manufacturing of Passenger Car Radial Tyres in Kerala.
1991 The second plant commissioned in Baroda.
1995 Acquired Premier Tyres Ltd. in Kerala.
2000 Exclusive Radial capacity established at Baroda.
2003 Radial Capacity expanded to 6600 tyres per day.
November 17, JointVenture with Michelin.
2004 Launch of Apollo Acelere- 'H' Speed Rated Car Radials.
2005 April 13, Perambra Plant completes 30 Years.
2006 January 30, Dunlop South Africa is acquired.

Company Flashback
Named after the Greek Sun God, Apollo, the company Apollo Tyres has created a niche for itself in the Indian tyre market. After three decades of consistent growth, today it is the premier tyre manufacturing company of India.

The history of the company dates back to the early 70s. In 1972, license was obtained by Mr Mathew T Marattukalam, Jacob Thomas and his associates. The company was taken over by Dr. Raunaq Singh and his associates in 1974. The implementation of the tyre project took place in 1976 in Perambra (Kerala). In 1977 commercial production began with an installed capacity of 420,000 each of tyres and tubes.

The Research and Development of Apollo Tyres took place at Perambra in Cochin and later it had grown to a substantial height and stature at its present location at Limda, Baroda. All the activities in the R&D center are extensively supported by a series of highly sophisticated equipment that help the research scientists develop products as per customers' specific requirements. The centers have the facilities and expertise for the following:
  • Development of compounds for improved performance
  • Raw material development
  • Analytical research
  • Reverse engineering
  • Advanced design using CAD
  • FEA modeling of tyres
  • Simulation testing of the designed product
  • Product validity & reliability studies

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