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Sumitomo Rubber Tests TPMS to be Used in Level 4 Autonomous Driving

Looking to help achieve Level 4 autonomous driving, Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) has built an integrated system that handles everything from obtaining tire pressure data through to facilitating maintenance for detected issues. The company recently subjected this system to proof-of-concept testing on public roads in Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, on Nov. 12. This system comes as part of a joint...

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Sumitomo Rubber Wins Award for Research Using K Supercomputer

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) has received an award for research that used Japan’s K supercomputer to carry out a large-scale molecular dynamics simulation of tire rubber. This award was one of a number given out for effective use of the country’s High Performance Computing Infrastructure (HPCI). Awarded on Oct 30, the winners were announced at “The Seventh Project Report...

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Sumitomo Rubber Makes Upward Revision to Results Forecast for 2020

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) has released its business results for the first three quarters of calendar 2020. But despite figures here being considerably down versus the same period last year, the company announced that it was making an upward revision to its projected results for this year as a whole. Sales revenue for the period came to 540.25 billion...

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Sumitomo Rubber Reaches Settlement With Chinese Company in Motocross Tire Lawsuit

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) has reached a settlement with Timsun Rubber Tire (Weihai) Co. Ltd. by employing the mediation of the Beijing Intellectual Property Court. Sumitomo Rubber had been seeking an injunction against the Chinese tire manufacturer for, among other things, infringing its patent rights, specifically Chinese Patent Number ZL201110212627.X, and design rights, specifically Chinese Design Right Number ZL201130113641.5....

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Sumitomo Rubber Wins EcoPro Award for Enasave Next III Tire

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) has won an award of excellence for the Enasave Next III, a flagship fuel-efficient tire that launched under the Dunlop brand last December. The company has been bestowed here with an eco-material award under the third EcoPro Awards, which are managed by the Sustainable Management Promotion Organization (SuMPO). The Enasave Next III was chosen for...

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Sumitomo Rubber Launches Proof-of-Concept Testing for Tire Pressure Monitoring Service

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) recently announced that it has started proof-of-concept testing for a new tire pressure management solutions service that is able to remotely monitor the pressure and temperature of tires. This testing is being carried out in conjunction with a number of external partners – including Shin-Idemitsu Co. Ltd. – as well as in-house sales subsidiary Dunlop...

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