TBC Wholesale Targets Performance SUV/LT Market

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The Velozza tire program [STX and ZXV lines] now has 40 sizes to cover the SUV/LT and passenger vehicles with 16” through 26” fitments.

The Velozza STX - performance SUV or Light Truck (LT) tires

At TBC, we continually research the market and update our lines to provide exceptional value, engineering and performance to dealers and motorists alike.

Consumers in the market for performance SUV or Light Truck (LT) tires will soon have more to chose from with the addition of eight new sizes to TBC Wholesale’s popular Velozza STX All Season UHP line.

The new large diameter sizes will cover popular W and V-rated 20” to 26” plus size fitments as well as the large volume OE fitment for size 275/55R20. The Velozza STX features an attractive all-season tread pattern, extra load carrying capacity and a wheel flange guard to protect rims from scuffing and damage.

“The ever growing popularity of the performance SUV or LT tire market is one more opportunity for dealers to meet the needs of their customers,” said Jon Vance, Director of Consumer Product Marketing for TBC Wholesale. “At TBC, we continually research the market and update our lines to provide exceptional value, engineering and performance to dealers and motorists alike.”

The Velozza program [STX and ZXV lines] now has 40 sizes to cover the SUV/LT and passenger vehicles with 16” through 26” fitments.

Velozza STX new size list:

275/55R20 V
285/50R20 V
235/30ZR22
245/30ZR22
255/30ZR22
305/35R24 V
295/30ZR26
305/30ZR2
The eight new sizes will be available beginning October 2012. The Velozza program is exclusively marketed worldwide by TBC Wholesale.
For more information contact TBC Wholesale Group at 800-238-6469.

ABOUT TBC WHOLESALE GROUP

The TBC Corporation’s (“TBC”) Wholesale Group, is one of the world’s largest marketers of private brand tires. Its representing thirteen powerful tire brands are well known and respected throughout the industry. TBC Corporation (TBC) is one of the nation's largest marketers of automotive replacement tires through a multi-channel strategy. TBC is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

The TBC Wholesale Group consists of TBC Brands, Treadways, Carroll Tire Company, TBC International, TBC Latin America, and TBC de Mexico. Each entity is a wholesale supplier to independent regional tire retailers and distributors throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, Europe and the Middle East. Additionally, TBC’s Retail Group operates more than 2700 franchised and company operated tire and automotive service centers under the brands Tire Kingdom®, Merchant’s Tire & Auto Centers®, NTB®-National Tire & Battery®, Big O Tires®, and Midas®.

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Patrice Kelty
Tire Kingdom, Inc.
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