Tires

New Bridgestone M746 Trailer Tire to Feature Better Tire Rotation Frequency

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) has announced that it will launch its M746 all-season trailer tire on Oct. 10. Combining performance capabilities in both wet and snow, the M746 employs a specially designed pattern with consideration to the twisting force that is characteristic of trailers. This improves block durability and wear resistance, helping to reduce the frequency of tire rotations, as the...

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Sumitomo Rubber to Sponsor Germany’s 2016 DFL-Supercup

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) will use its Falken Tire brand to sponsor the 2016 DFL-Supercup, a professional soccer match in Germany scheduled for mid-August. The 2016 DFL-Supercup will be the kickoff event for the 2016–17 season, pitting the 2015–16 Bundesliga champions against the winners of the DFB-Pokal, or “German Cup,” a tournament involving pro and amateur clubs. Sumitomo Rubber...

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Michelin Japan Supports Car Sharing Project in Earthquake-stricken Regions

Nihon Michelin Tire Co. Ltd. is lending a hand to a car sharing project supporting residents of areas affected by the earthquakes in Tohoku (March 2011) and Kumamoto (April 2016). Organized by the Ishinomaki City-based Japan Car Sharing Association, the auto-sharing project aims to improve the quality of life of local residents who live in temporary accommodations or at home...

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Yokohama Rubber Nagano Plant Receives Commendation at Health and Safety Awards

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) announced on July 11 that the general manager of its Nagano Plant, Hiroshi Minagawa, had received the 2016 Nagano Labour Bureau Director’s Health and Safety Honorable Mention Award from the Nagano Labour Bureau at the Nagano Prefecture Industrial Health and Safety Awards. As well as receiving recognition for Japan Industrial Safety & Health Association-approved occupational...

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Yokohama’s Geolandar Tires Selected for New Mazda CX-4 in China

Mazda Motor Corp. (TYO:7261) has selected Geolandar G91 tires by Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) as original equipment on the company’s new crossover SUV, Mazda CX-4. The cars will be sold in China from June 21, 2016, and will be equipped with 225/55R19 99V size tires. The Geolandar G91 is based on Yokohama Rubber’s Geolandar series for SUVs, featuring the...

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Sumitomo Rubber Unveils New Studless Tire With Superior Braking Performance

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) recently held a test-drive event for tire industry journalists at a skating rink in Higashi Yamato, Tokyo, ahead of the launch of Winter Maxx 02, the company’s latest studless tire for passenger vehicles. The Winter Maxx 02 represents the Dunlop brand’s best tire to date for on-ice performance and for durability, and it improves upon...

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