DSL launches GT Radial SAVERO SUV

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BUP_DFT_DFT-10-6From left: Tyre Division General Manager Dhammika Jayaweera, DSL Group of Companies Chairman/Managing Director Saroj Perera, PT Gajah Tunggal Tbk – Indonesia Sales & Marketing & Supply Chain Director Simon Hui, Tyre Division AGM Udaya Batawala, PT Gajah Tunggal Tbk – Indonesia Export & Product Development Head of Department Sean Chiang


Douglas & Sons Ltd. (DSL), the leading entity in auto parts in Sri Lanka launched GT SAVERO SUV, GT Radial’s high performance SUV tyre. The event was held at the Earls Court – Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo on Wednesday 7 October. 

The captivating event saw the participation of the Principals of PT Gajah Tunggal Tbk – Indonesia and the higher management and sales team of DSL. DSL Group of Companies Chairman Saroj Perera and PT Gajah Tunggal Tbk – Indonesia Executive Vice President Simon Hui attended the event along with representatives of the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia and the top 100 dealers. Product Marketing & Business Development Deputy General Manager Sean Chiang and PT Gajah Tunggal Tbk – Indonesia Assistant Manager – Sales (Export) Harris Pasha presented the features and the benefits of the new tyre.

As per the experts, The SAVERO SUV tyre is developed to meet the needs of the drivers who seek smooth and excellent handling performance with suspension comfort, low rolling noise and limited rolling resistance, which ultimately provides a spectacular mileage capacity. On the safety features, the tyre is designed in a way to give the best control towards wet handling while braking and specially tuned to satisfy the demands of modern SUVs.

Features and benefits of the SAVERO SUV tyre are equal to or surpass the best brands around. The four wide longitudinal grooves and specially designed ribs provide superior wet performance by rapid drainage and reduced aquaplaning. Geometrically optimised sips and solid shoulder blocks provide low road rolling noise, with further improved wet grip performance. SAVERO SUV tyres are constructed with advanced tread compound with silica technology to ensure best traction and braking performance both in wet and dry conditions. This results in maximum contact area with uniform ground pattern movement with an optimal shape of ground contact patch.

Journeying forward, strengthened by the legacy of over two decades of industry expertise, the GT brand encompasses the entire range of tyres, from passenger car tyres to ultra high performance low profile tyres, light truck radials, 4X4 tyres, truck and bus radials, as well as light truck and truck and bus bias tyres. With a manufacturing capacity of 200,000 tyres per day, GT tyres are exported to over 100 countries worldwide, including Europe, America, Canada, Australia, Pacific Islands, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. 

The company focuses on building customer relationships through the provision of an outstanding service as well as after sales service, with the unwavering support of their skilled staff and principals. As such, the company continues to grow, while introducing many novel and innovative services and products to the Sri Lanka market. GT tyres have won the trust and confidence of Sri Lankans with a reputation for high quality and value for money.

Douglas & Sons Ltd., popularly known as DSL among the trade partners and customers was initiated in July 1986 as the founder member company of DSL Group of Companies. The tyre department of the company was founded in 1988, with the introduction of the GT Radial tyres to the Sri Lankan market. They are the market leader for imported tyres having sold over three million tyres in Sri Lanka. GT is the only radial tyre to achieve such a great milestone.