1953
1961
1962
1967
1971
1979
1980
1981
1982
1988
1989
1989-2
1993
1996
1996-2
1996-3
1997
1998
1998-2
1998-3
1999
2002
2003
2003-2
2005
2005-2
2006
2007
2008
2008-2
2008-3
2009
2011
2012
2013
2013-2
2014
2016
2016-2

1953

Tay See Cheong started – Hock & Co in Johor Bahru with dealership in Continental and Goodyear tyre

1953

1961

Relocated our headquarter and operations to Ngee Heng, Johor Bahru

1961

1962

Expansion of Hock & Co into multiple tyre shops in Pontian, Pekan Nenas, Ulu Tiram, Kota Tinggi and Johor Bahru

1962

1967

Start a new factory in Pandan, Johor Bahru, producing bicycle tyres, rubber mats, tyre flaps and retread tyres

1967

1971

Current chairman, Tay Ming Wah joined the company as a General Clerk

1971

1979

First automotive service centre in Ngee Heng, JohorBahru for oil change, tyre, alignment and tuning

1979

1980

Hock Tyre & Battery Service was incorporated in Singapore to start the tyre retailing business at Joo Chiat

1980

1981

Hawk Tayar Sdn Bhd was incorporated to consolidate the tyre distribution and retailing business

1981

1982

Official opening of our first Goodyear Servitekar in Taman Pelangi, Johor Bahru

1982

1988

First Goodyear Gold Star Servitekar in Malaysia, Taman Tebrau, Johor Bahru

1988

1989

First Goodyear Servitek retail outlet in Singapore

1989

1989-2

Hock Tyre Pte Ltd was incorporated and relocated to Kallang Way, Singapore for distribution of Goodyear tyres

1989-2

1993

Appointed Kenda tyre distributor for Singapore

1993

1996

Awarded Long Term Partnership by the CEO of Goodyear Inc. , Mr. Sam Gibara

1996

1996-2

Tay See Cheong education scholarship was set up for children of Tyre Association members

1996-2

1996-3

Relocated to our current headquarter in Tampoi, Johor Bahru

1996-3

1997

First tyre sales exhibition in Pelangi Leisure Mall, Johor Bahru

1997

1998

Celebrated our 45th Anniversary and branded ourselves as Hawk Tayar Group

1998

1998-2

City Tyreauto Pte Ltd was incorporated in Singapore to start a chain of automotive service centres

1998-2

1998-3

Adopted Kiwanis Club of Johor Bahru as part of our corporate social responsibility program

1998-3

1999

First automotive Service Centre in Xtra Hypermarket, Johor Bahru

1999

2002

Appointed Nexen tyre distributor for Singapore

2002

2003

Appointed Exxon Mobil distributor for Johor

2003

2003-2

Celebrated Hawk Tayar Group 50th Anniversary with our business partners

2003-2

2005

Expansion of our Exxon Mobil lubricant distribution business into Malacca

2005

2005-2

HT Truck Service Sdn Bhd was incorporated to operate a Bridgestone Truck Tyre Centre in Pasir Gudang, Johor Bahru

2005-2

2006

HT Lubricant Sdn Bhd was incorporated to manage Exxon Mobil lubricant business in Johor and Malacca

2006

2007

Appointed Michelin tyre distributor for Johor and Malacca

2007

2008

Awarded Circle of Excellence (COE) by Exxon Mobil for the Asia Pacific Region

2008

2008-2

Celebrated our 55th Anniversary and rebranded ourselves as HT Group

2008-2

2008-3

Expansion of Exxon Mobil lubricant distribution business into East Coast Region, Malaysia

2008-3

2009

Appointed Bridgestone tyre distributor for Johor

2009

2011

Invested in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software to support our business expansion and future growth

2011

2012

Acquired a new warehouse in Tuas, Singapore

2012

2013

Appointed Hankook tyre distributor for Johor and Malacca

2013

2013-2

Celebrated our 60th Anniversary

2013-2

2014

Hoof Network

2014

2016

Eco battery & Energizer

2016

2016-2

KL New warehouse

2016-2
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