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Sumitomo Rubber to Launch New Studless Winter Tires Under Falken Brand

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) is set to begin rolling out Espia W-Ace, a new series of studless winter tires for passenger cars, under the Falken brand starting from Aug. 1. Aside from excellent performance on ice and snow surfaces, the Espia W-Ace offers high-level performance in wet conditions and safe handling at high speeds. The series will launch with...

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Sumitomo Rubber Answers Shareholder Questions on Business Performance and Plans

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) held a general shareholders meeting on March 29, with the company fielding questions from shareholders on three main topics: sales strategy in regions where the Dunlop brand is struggling, the impact of the recent strong yen, and responses to the trend toward electric vehicles (EVs). A Sumitomo Rubber representative noted that in Europe, the U.S.,...

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New Volkswagen Polo Comes With Falken Tires

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) recently announced that Volkwagen AG has chosen a range of Falken tires as OEM for the sixth-generation Polo, which launched last month. The tires being supplied are the Azenis FK453, Sincera SN832A Ecorun, Ziex ZE914A Ecorun and Eurowinter HS449. Commenting on this OEM business, Christian Stolting, Key Account Manager OE at Falken Tyre Europe GmbH,...

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New Seat Ibiza Comes With Falken Tires

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) said that Spanish auto manufacturer Seat S.A. has again chosen Falken as its OEM tire supplier for the fifth generation of its best-selling Seat Ibiza launched last month. The new model offers superb driving dynamics and quality, impressive stability and extreme reliability on the road. The Falken tires fitted as standard further enhance the benefits...

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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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Team Falken’s Yoshihide Muroya Wins San Diego Red Bull Air Race

Yoshihide Muroya has won his first victory in this season at the second race of this year’s Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2017, which was held this past April 15-16 weekend in San Diego, California. Sponsored by Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd.’s (TYO:5110) Team Falken and with a plane bedecked in Falken colors, Muroya is the only race pilot from...

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