dunlop

Nissan Equips Newly Launched Roox With Sumitomo Rubber’s Dunlop Evasive EC300+ Tires

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) recently announced that it has started supplying the Dunlop Enasave EC300+ as an OE tire for Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.’s (TYO:7201) new Nissan Roox, which launched on March 19. The new Nissan Roox is a “super-height” kei-class wagon that has excellent drivability with class-leading interior space and is equipped with omnidirectional advanced safety technologies. In...

Please subscribe to read the full story.

[lwa template="modal" register="0"]Subscribe

Continue Reading

Sumitomo Rubber Launches New Go-Kart Tires Offering Strong Performance in Wide Range of Temperature Conditions

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) has launched a series of new Dunlop-branded go-kart tires with approval from the CIK-FIA, an international organization for kart racing. Offering new specs, the series launched on Jan. 9 and is available in six sizes. For dry surfaces, the series is available with one of two rubber compounds. These are DG M, which offers both...

Please subscribe to read the full story.

[lwa template="modal" register="0"]Subscribe

Continue Reading

Sumitomo Rubber Highlights Appeal of Studless Winter Tires in New Promotional Anime

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) has released “Road To You: Kioku ni Mau Konayuki,” an anime music video promoting the company’s Winter Maxx series of Dunlop-branded studless winter tires. Released on a special webpage on Oct. 3, the video is the third such anime promotion for the company’s Winter Maxx series. “Road To You: Kioku ni Mau Konayuki” tells the...

Please subscribe to read the full story.

[lwa template="modal" register="0"]Subscribe

Continue Reading

Sumitomo Rubber to Launch New Line of Motocross Racing Tires

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) is planning an Oct. 1 launch for the Dunlop Geomax MX53, a motocross racing tire optimized for intermediate terrain. The lineup will include six sizes of front tire and 11 sizes of rear tire. Compared to the existing Geomax MX52, this new tire adopts a taller, thinner apex, making for more uniform rigidity in the...

Please subscribe to read the full story.

[lwa template="modal" register="0"]Subscribe

Continue Reading

Sumitomo Rubber Launches High-Grip Competitive Tire for Use on Hard Dirt Surfaces

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) has begun sales of the Dunlop Direzza 95R, a competitive tire for use in rallies and dirt trials. Launched on Sept. 11, the tire is available in two sizes: 205/65R15 94Q and 185/60R15 88Q XL, with the XL indicating the ability to carry extra load. Offering a high level of grip, the Dunlop Direzza 95R...

Please subscribe to read the full story.

[lwa template="modal" register="0"]Subscribe

Continue Reading

Sumitomo Rubber to Launch Japanese Sales of US-Developed Motorcycle Tires

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) plans to launch Japanese sales of the Dunlop Sportmax Q4 hypersport radial motorcycle tire. Developed and produced in the U.S., the tire is set for phased-in Japanese sales from March 1, 2019. One front tire size and five rear tire sizes are to go on sale. The first Sumitomo Rubber hypersport radial to be sold...

Please subscribe to read the full story.

[lwa template="modal" register="0"]Subscribe

Continue Reading