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Fully Automated Driving Research with Gunma University

14/05/2019

Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) has started a joint research partnership with Gunma University’s Centre of Research on Adoption of NextGen Transportation Systems (CRANTS) which will investigate gaining a better understanding of fully automated driving (Level 4) and developing SRI’s tyre related service.

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Shedding Light on Rubber Failure

20/03/2019

Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) has announced the results of the joint research with the Leibniz Institute for Polymer Research into the mechanisms behind rubber failure.

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Sensing Core Wins Tyre Technology Award

12/03/2019

Sumitomo Rubber Industries’ Sensing Core tyre sensing technology has been awarded the prestigious Tire Technology of the Year Award at the 2019 Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence.

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Falken Continues Red Bull Air Race 2019

27/02/2019

Sumitomo Rubber Industries will once again be supporting Yoshihide Muroya and Team Falken as they compete in the ultimate in high-speed motorsports at the Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2019.

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Falken Returns to King of The Hammers

05/02/2019

Returning to Falken in the 4500 Class is Driver Dan Fresh and Co-driver Mike Kim of SAVVY Off-Road, who took first place overall in the 2018 Every Man Challenge, where only 12 teams out of 135 finished.

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New Car for 2019 Falken Motorsports

01/02/2019

Falken Motorsports is starting the 2019 racing season with a new Porsche 911 GT3 R, which will be used alongside the proven BMW M6 GT3 at the Nürburgring.

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Sustainable Rubber Production for Falken Tyres

28/11/2018

Reduction of our environmental footprint, maintenance of humane working conditions by raw material suppliers, and high levels of transparency and traceability in the production of raw materials are three of the six pillars of the “Sumitomo Rubber Group Sustainable Natural Rubber Policy” which Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. (SRI) has established.

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Falken Wins Season Finale

24/10/2018

A magnificent final for Falken at the Nürburgring

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Falken Augments Reality

22/08/2018

New Augmented reality app from Falken allows you to peel back the layers and really see whats going on with features such as Adaptive Constant Pressure pattern design, hybrid undertread cap ply, switchback siping, variable sipe depth and 4D Nano Design. “We wanted to find a way for everyone to really get up close and personal with each of these features,” described William Ng, Falken Tyres Australia Marketing Manager.

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Falken Wins Wheels Tyre Test

09/08/2018

The Azenis FK510 marks a milestone in Falken Tyre’s history. Having won accolades around the world, the tyre was launched in Australia earlier this year with big claims. Claims which have been validated with the FK510 winning the 2018 Wheels Tyre Test.

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