Toyo Tire & Rubber

Toyo Tires Announces New Nano Tan Delta Simulation for Nano Balance Technology

Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd.’s (TYO:5105) Nano Balance Technology is undergoing an evolution, with changes taking place on the company’s proprietary platform technology. Nano Balance Technology involves the observation, projection, functionality creation and precision control of rubber materials at the nanolevel to develop ideal rubber material with a high degree of precision. The technology development process is achieved through...

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Latest Fuel-efficient Tire Technologies – Toyo Tires, Goodyear

Tire manufacturers across Japan are focused on making unique technological developments in the bid to differentiate themselves from one another. This includes their respective pursuits in the delivery of driving comfort and the fundamental structures in which they maintain their definitions of fuel-efficient tires through proprietary technologies. Toyo Tires Nano Balance Technology is the name of Toyo Tire & Rubber...

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Fuel-efficient Tire Manufacturers in Japan: Report (Part 2)

Continuing on from “Fuel-Efficient Tire Manufacturers in Japan: Report (Part 1),” we are looking at what individual tire manufacturers are doing. Yokohama Rubber – Bringing Added Value With Increased Safety in Driving A bolstered product lineup in Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd.’s (TYO:5101) fuel-efficient tires, namely with its BluEarth series, brought a more than two-fold increase in 2013 – with 223...

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Toyo Targets Mid-Range Minivans With New Tire in Tranpath Series

Toyo Tire and Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5105) has brought to market a new tire in the Tranpath minivan tire series: the Tranpath ML. This tire is aimed specifically at the mid-range minivan market. It offers good running stability, wear resistance and fuel efficiency, which are all requirements of minivan tires. During the development of the rubber materials used in the...

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Amid Limelight on China, Japanese Rubber Industry Quietly Continues Expansion Into Europe

The period since the 1960s has seen a spurt of overseas expansion from Japanese companies involved in the rubber industry. This expansion has followed through from moving into Korea and Southeast Asia, centering on Taiwan, in the 1970s to North America in the 1980s and, since 2000, through into China and the ASEAN region. Recently, momentum has been gaining also...

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Japan Rubber Workers Union Confederation Negotiates 1,010 Yen Pay Scale Increase

The settlement results for labor force wages and annual bonuses have started to come out from the “spring offensive” negotiations in Japan. The Japanese Rubber Workers Union Confederation is comprised of 58 member unions. Forty-eight of those put forth wage demands to the companies of the unions’ respective labor forces, from which 20 unions have reached conclusions. Regarding annual bonuses, 45...

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