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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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Michelin Group Company Receives President’s Award From Toyota Industries

Camso Japan Co. Ltd., the Japanese arm of Michelin Group company Camso Inc., has received the President’s Award from Toyota Industries Corp. (TYO:6201). Given out only to Toyota Industries’ most outstanding suppliers, the President’s Award is based on an evaluation of all suppliers across the company’s automotive, materials-handling equipment and textile machinery businesses. The award follows on from one given...

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Bridgestone Supplies Turanza T005A Tires as OE for New Toyota Mirai FCV

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) has begun supplying its Turanza T005A tires as OE for the new Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle (FCV), which launched last December in Japan. Designed using Bridgestone’s proprietary simulation technology, the Turanza T005A offers an optimized tread pattern arrangement, rigidity and contact patch, ensuring a quiet and comfortable ride. Further, as a product under the Turanza brand...

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