With close to 2000 service outlets across Europe, it services over 7.5 million motorists every year across Europe. As a market leader in passenger car tyres, Kwik-Fit houses various leading brands. Martin Post, general director, Kwik-Fit said, “Apollo is a trendy brand that suits the character of Kwik-Fit. We very much look forward to offering our customers quality tyres from Apollo.”
Rob Oudshoorn, CEO, Apollo Vredestein B V, said “Kwik-Fit is a recognised tyre specialist in Europe and we believe that our alliance with Kwik-Fit in Holland will enable us to reach out to more customers.”
Apollo Tyres entered the European market in May 2009, when it acquired the premium Dutch tyre maker Vredestein Banden B V (since renamed Apollo Vredestein B V). In 2006, Apollo had acquired Dunlop Tyres International in South Africa (renamed Apollo Tyres South Africa Pty Ltd).