Brakes India opens TVS Girling’s 100th Qik brake service centre in Pune

Qik Brake Service facilities, where trained brake technicians conduct intensive safety-critical checks and parts replacement, now expand to 62 cities across 19 Indian states.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 11 Apr 2023 Views icon4062 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

Brakes India has inaugurated its 100th Qik Brake Service (QBS) facility in Pune, five years after the braking systems supplier launched the initiative in 2018.

Brakes India today has a QBS footprint in 19 Indian states with 27 services centres in the northern part of the country, 34 in the south, 33 in the west, and six in the East. The latest QBS centre has opened at DY Patil University Road, near Nimbalkar Nagar, Lohegaon, Pune.

QBS was started in collaboration with authorised tyre dealers to offer customers free brake diagnostic service to disseminate safety-critical information and enhance awareness of brake issues in their vehicles. At the QBS, trained brake technicians examine braking parts in front of customers and replace brake pads, brake disc, brake lined shoe and brake fluid as required.

At the QBS, trained brake technicians examine braking parts and replace brake pads, brake disc, brake lined shoe and brake fluid as required.

Commenting on the QBS programme, Badri Vijayaraghavan, Executive Director, Brakes India said: “Customer safety is vital. Braking being a safety critical component, it becomes imperative for the brake system to work properly. Qik Brake Service is a unique initiative by Brakes India for enabling quick brake diagnostics and replacement to customers. The first QBS centre was launched in 2018 in Chennai. QBS has now expanded its network across 62 cities. It is indeed a proud moment for us to open the 100th QBS center here in Pune.”

Founded in 1962, Brakes India is a leading supplier of braking systems in the Indian market and a global supplier of ferrous castings, for passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles, heavy commercial vehicles and tractors. It has strong in-house R&D capability including state-of-the-art test facilities and a high-speed test track built to international standards.

The company, whose TVS Girling, TVS Apache and TVS Sprinter brands are popular in the aftermarket, clocks revenues in excess of Rs 5,000 crore a year. 

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