Latest Fuel-efficient Tire Technologies – Yokohama Rubber

Tire manufacturers across Japan are focused on making unique technological developments in the bid to differentiate themselves from one another. This includes their respective pursuits in the delivery of driving comfort and the fundamental structures in which they maintain their definitions of fuel-efficient tires through proprietary technologies. Yokohama Rubber “Orange Oil” is one of the base materials in nano-blend rubber...

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Latest Fuel-efficient Tire Technologies – Sumitomo Rubber

Tire manufacturers across Japan are focused on making unique technological developments in the bid to differentiate themselves from one another. This includes their respective pursuits in the delivery of driving comfort and the fundamental structures in which they maintain their definitions of fuel-efficient tires through proprietary technologies. Sumitomo Rubber A proprietary technology from Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110), “Silent Core”...

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Latest Fuel-efficient Tire Technologies – Toyo Tires, Goodyear

Tire manufacturers across Japan are focused on making unique technological developments in the bid to differentiate themselves from one another. This includes their respective pursuits in the delivery of driving comfort and the fundamental structures in which they maintain their definitions of fuel-efficient tires through proprietary technologies. Toyo Tires Nano Balance Technology is the name of Toyo Tire & Rubber...

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Latest Fuel-efficient Tire Technologies – Bridgestone

Tire manufacturers across Japan are focused on making unique technological developments in the bid to differentiate themselves from one another. This includes their respective pursuits in the delivery of driving comfort and the fundamental structures in which they maintain their definitions of fuel-efficient tires through proprietary technologies. Bridgestone Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) has with its “Ultimate Eye” a proprietary testing technology...

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Zeon Reports FY 2015 Results, Synthetic Rubber Sales Volume Up 2%

Zeon Corp. (TYO:4205) has announced its consolidated net sales declined by 4 percent year-on-year to 295.6 billion yen ($2.8 billion), and its net income decreased by 5 percent to 18 billion yen for the fiscal year ending March 2016. Price drops in export thermoplastic elastomers and rubbers, led by general-purpose rubbers, negatively affected the earnings for the period. Meanwhile, consolidated...

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2015 Sees Drop in Number and Weight of Scrap Tires

According to a recent study by the Japan Automobile Tyre Manufacturers Association, scrap tires in Japan in 2015 numbered 95 million, a year-on-year decrease of 4 million, and weighed 1 million tons, down 52,000 tons. A look at the breakdown shows that tire replacements accounted for 81 million scrap tires (3-million year-on-year decrease) or 877,000 tons (47,000-ton decrease). These figures...

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