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Sumitomo Rubber Participates in MOE CO2 Reduction Campaign

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) and its group companies have once again participated in the Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Reduction/Light-Down Campaign, an initiative led by the Ministry of the Environment (MOE). On June 21, Sumitomo Rubber partially switched off its signage and indoor lighting between 8 pm and 10 pm at its 479 affiliated facilities across Japan, including its Kobe-based headquarters,...

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Yokohama Rubber to Launch New Tire for SUVs, Pickup Trucks

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) will launch new sports utility and pickup truck tire Geolandar M/T G003 in August. The product will be offered in nine sizes ranging from 15–20 inches with additional options to be released after September. Through improved endurance and wear-resistance, the new tire has long-life off-road performance on various road surfaces, including mud, rock, dirt and...

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Japan Challenging but Worthwhile – New Continental Tire Japan MD May

Japan Rubber Weekly recently sat down with Gregory May, who became the new managing director of Continental Tire Japan Co. Ltd. this past May 1 at the age of 37. May explained that Continental AG’s Japanese arm, established in 2014, has reached the end of its start-up phase and moved on to the stage of generating stable profits while pursuing...

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Bridgestone to Supply Special Tires for World’s Top Solar Car Race

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) revealed at a recent press conference that as part of the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge the company will supply “Ecopia with ologic” tires to 11 teams from six countries, including a team from Tokai University. The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge is one of the largest solar-powered vehicle races in the world. Ecopia with ologic tire design...

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New Nissan Rogue Sport SUV Comes With Falken Sincera Tires

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) has begun supplying high-performance Falken Sincera SN250A A/S SUV tires to Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. (TYO:7201) for use as factory-standard tires on their new model Rogue Sport compact crossover SUV, which went on sale in the North American market this spring. In addition to providing outstanding fuel efficiency, the Falken Sincera SN250A A/S tires strike...

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Bridgestone Wins Wanli Tire Patent Infringement Lawsuit

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108), has announced that the Shanghai Intellectual Property Court ruled in favor of Bridgestone in its patent infringement case against major Chinese tire maker Wanli Tire Corp. Ltd., a joint venture between Guangzhou Wanli Group Co. Ltd. and Guangzhou South China Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. Bridgestone filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Wanli Tire in October 2015...

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