suv tires

Yokohama Rubber’s Geolandar Tires Supplied to Nissan for New North American SUV

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) recently announced that it is supplying the Geolandar X-CV G99A as an OE tire for the new Nissan Rogue SUV, which Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. (TYO:7201) released last October in the North American market. Fulfilling Nissan’s need for a tire that combines eco-friendliness with maneuverability, the Geolandar X-CV G99A has been met with positive feedback....

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Bridgestone Promises Quiet SUV Driving With Launch of New On-Road Tire

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) on Feb. 1 launched the Alenza LX100, a premium comfort-focused SUV tire for on-road use. Designed for use with on-road SUV use – a growing trend in the Japanese SUV market – the LX100 features 3D noise-reducing grooves for cutting down on high-frequency noise. Further, it features “secret grooves” for keeping an optimal tread pattern as the...

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Bridgestone Takes Aim at SUV Comfort Tire Market With Upcoming Alenza Launch

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) recently announced the Feb. 1 launch of its new dedicated SUV tire, the Alenza LX100. Focused on providing a comfortable drive, the tire will immediately be made available throughout Japan and available in 39 sizes. Touted as premium on-road tires, Bridgestone’s Alenza series includes the comfortable and quiet Alenza LX100 as well as the Alenza 001, an...

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Mazda Selects Toyo Tires’ Proxes R56M as OE Tire for New Crossover SUV

Toyo Tire Corp. (TYO:5105) recently announced that it has started supplying its Proxes R56M to Mazda Motor Corp. (TYO:7261) for use as an OE tire in the automaker’s new crossover SUV. Named the Mazda CX-30, this new SUV launched in Japan on Oct. 24. The Proxes R56M employs a newly combined rubber compound brought about by Nano Balance Technology, a...

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Toyo Tires Set to Launch New Premium Sports Tire for SUVs

Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5105) recently announced that it will launch the new Proxes Sport SUV tire on June 1. A premium sports tire for SUVs, the new product is being marketed under the company’s global flagship brand Proxes. With this product launch, Toyo Tires is looking to expand its lineup of SUV tires in the Japanese market....

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Mitsubishi Equips New Eclipse Cross With Toyo Tires’ Proxes R44

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (TYO:7211) has adopted the Proxes R44 tire made by Toyo Tire and Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5105) as original equipment for its new Eclipse Cross SUV, which launched on March 1. The tires are made with Nano Balance Technology, a proprietary technology for basic materials design that provides for nano-level control during the development of rubber materials. This...

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