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Strategies of Summer Tire Makers: Sumitomo Rubber

This summer tire season, Sumitomo Rubber will focus on expanding sales of tires for SUVs, for which it sees demand being on the rise. The company’s main products here are the Grandtrek PT5 SUV tire and the Veuro VE304 premium comfort tire. The Veuro VE304 has excellent quietness and wet performance and is recommended for city drivers, while the Grandtrek...

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Sumitomo Rubber to Launch Dunlop Sport Maxx RS Flagship Tire

Sumitomo Rubber will sequentially from June release Dunlop Sport Maxx RS, a flagship tire that delivers a high level of handling performance and grip. The tires will be available in 26 sizes. The Sport Maxx RS can be used for both general road and circuit driving, and the tire responds well to handling and provides a stable ride in any...

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Sumitomo Rubber’s Dunlop Tires Mounted on Concept Cars at Japan Mobility Show 2023

Sumitomo Rubber’s Dunlop brand concept tires are being installed on concept cars exhibited at the Japan Mobility Show 2023 held at Tokyo Big Sight from October 26 to November 5. Mitsubishi Motors The Mitsubishi D:X Concept is an electric crossover MPV based on the image of a future Delica that supports an active mobility lifestyle, combining the comfort and livability...

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Sumitomo Rubber to Launch Race Tires With 43% Sustainable Raw Materials

Sumitomo Rubber will introduce Dunlop race tires with a sustainable raw material ratio of 43% for the third round of the EV division of the 2023 All Japan Kart Championship to be held on October 21-22. The tires use natural rubber, naturally derived raw materials, sustainable synthetic rubber, and materials recycled from steel scrap to increase the ratio of sustainable...

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Sumitomo Rubber Delivers 4WD Model Tires for Delica Mini

Sumitomo Rubber has begun deliveries of Dunlop Enasave EC300+ tires for use on new 4WD models of Mitsubishi Motors’ Delica Mini, which went on sale in May. The tire size is 165/60R15 77H. The new Delica Mini is a light super high wagon that inherits the one and only world view of the Delica minivan, which has been taking off...

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Sumitomo Rubber Launches Dunlop Rally Competition Tire Specialized for Paved Roads

Sumitomo Rubber has released the Dunlop Direzza 301R M rally competition tire on April 5. It is available in three sizes: 245/40R18 97W, 225/45R17 94V, and 215/45R16 90V. The product is a high-grip tire developed with the goal of achieving high rankings in rally competitions on paved surfaces. By adopting an asymmetrical pattern and special compound, it achieves both grip...

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