Tokyo Motor Show

World-Championship Solar Car on Exhibit at Bridgestone’s Tokyo Motor Show Booth

At its Tokyo Motor Show booth, Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) is displaying a solar-powered car developed by Kogakuin University’s Solar Team. The car is the team’s 3rd vehicle, OWL, and was built in 2015. It won second place in the Cruiser Class at the 2015 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge race held in Australia – one of the largest solar races in...

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Sumitomo Rubber Displays Airless Tires at Tokyo Motor Show

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Co. (TYO:5110) is exhibiting concept tires under the Dunlop and Falken brands at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show 2017 held at Tokyo Big Sight. One of these tires, seen right, is the company’s airless Gyroblade tire, which has a tread pattern and unique zig-zag spoke configuration designed for the special characteristics of concept cars. The tire reduces...

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