Continued partnership with German driver Max Heidrich for 2019

January 2019 - Westlake Tyres continues its partnership with German driver Max Heidrich for the 2019 Drift Masters Grand Prix European championship. Max has been using Westlake Sport RS for the past few years with great results, taking the win at Iron Drift King round in Germany. 

ZC Rubber will launch new tyre at the IAA 2018

September 2018 - At the IAA Commerial Vehicles 2018 show, ZC Rubber will launch a new Westlake tyre WAU1, and a new technology for TBR tyres to achieve better mileage and stronger casing to meet the customer demands.

With the technical support from world-class university Tsinghua University in China, ZC Rubber introduces a new Westlake tyre WAU1, applicable to buses. The WAU1 has an optimized pattern design and lower noise, facilitating a better driving experience for the global customer.

ZC Rubber will celebrate its 60th anniversary in Hangzhou

July 2018 - Zhongce Rubber Group Co., Ltd. (ZC Rubber), one of the global top 10 tyre manufacturers, will celebrate its 60th anniversary on July 17th 2018 in Hangzhou, China together with over 1,000 partners from all over the world.

ZC Rubber was founded 60 years ago in 1958. The past 60 years witnessed the growth of ZC Rubber from a small factory producing bicycle tyres with a revenue of less than USD 1 million, to a leading Chinese tyre manufacturer with a total revenue of over USD 4 billion.

Westlake takes part in the Tire Cologne show in Germany

June 2018 -Between 29 May and 1 June Westlake displayed a variety of premium products at The Tire Cologne international trade show in Cologne, Germany. The Tire Cologne is the new trade fair for tyres, wheels and car service specialists.

Mr. Shen Jinrong, President of ZC Rubber and Mr. Cai Yufeng, General Manager of the International Trade department traveled to Cologne to attend the show and to meet visiting customers.ZC Rubber displayed tyres included PCR, TBR and OTR and the new Westlake tyres had an improved load index to meet the demands of European customers.