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Sumitomo Rubber Industries to Supply Tires for Toyota’s New Minivan

Sumitomo Rubber has begun deliveries of Dunlop Enasave EC300+ tires for use on Toyota’s new Sienta model. The tire sizes are 185/65R15 88S and 185/60R15 84H. The new Sienta was fully remodeled for the first time in seven years based on the concept of supporting people’s daily lives from the user’s viewpoint. In addition to a spacious interior and the...

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New Toyota Yaris Cross GR Sport Equipped With Falken Azenis FK510 SUV Tires

Sumitomo Rubber has begun deliveries of Falken Azenis FK510 SUV tires for use on the new Toyota Yaris Cross GR Sport, which began selling in August. The tire size is 215/50R18 92V. The Azenis FK510 SUV achieves high wet performance and a high level of handling stability, and is featured in the Yaris Cross GR Sport vehicle catalog as a...

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Yokohama Rubber Ships OE Tires for New Toyota SUV BEV

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) began domestic and international deliveries in May of its ADVAN V 61 tire for use as original equipment on new bZ4X sport utility vehicles, Toyota Motor Corp.’s (TYO:7203) first battery electric vehicle (BEV). Available in size 235/60R18 103H, the new tire has received the Technology Development Award among Toyota’s annual supplier awards in recognition of...

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Toyota, Subaru Select Sumitomo Rubber Tire as OE for New BEVs

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) has started supplying its Dunlop SP Sport Maxx 060 as an OE tire for the bZ4X, the latest model battery electric vehicle (BEV) from Toyota Motor Corp. (TYO:7203) that is launching this May. The same tire has also been selected as OE for the Solterra, another new BEV unveiled by Subaru Corp. (TYO:7270) last November....

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Sumitomo Rubber Leverages Toyota’s Wavebase Service to Speed up Analysis in Rubber Materials Development

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (TYO:5110) has succeeded at shortening the analysis period in its development of rubber materials. By taking Wavebase – a cloud-based platform service that Toyota Motor Corp. (TYO:7203) provides for materials analysis – and leveraging it as part of its data science efforts, the company has been able to optimize the process of analyzing data from cutting-edge...

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Toyota Takes on Conductive Surface Material From Achilles to Aid in Stable Vehicle Behavior

Achilles Corp. (TYO:5142) recently announced that a conductive surface material it offers has been picked up by Toyota Motor Corp. (TYO:7203) for use in a special-edition Toyota Corolla launched last November. By incorporating the conductive surface material into the driver’s seat, static electricity built up in the driver and their surroundings can be dispersed throughout their entire body, reducing electric...

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