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Falken Truck Tyres Journey to Arctic Circle

22/12/2020

Falken's highway RI151 and BI851 tyres have helped customer Kevin Hancock and his Iveco campervan

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Falken Original Equipment on Toyota Mirai

18/12/2020

Launched overseas in 2014, the Toyota Mirai was one of the world's first hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and a huge step towards Toyota's goal of achieving zero emission mobility by 2050.

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Remote Tyre Pressure Monitoring for Autonomous Vehicles

01/12/2020

Falken's parent company, Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) has begun proof of concept testing for its new tyre pressure management solution that enables the remote monitoring of tyre pressures and temperatures, which will be crucial for the safe operation of autonomous vehicles.

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Fixing Tyre Flat Spots

08/09/2020

In the past couple of months vehicle usage has improved and requests for driving directions in Apple Maps has returned to baseline levels.

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FALKEN TRUCK TYRES EASY FIT FOR LIVERPOOL FC

22/06/2020

Primed to carry some of the world's best footballers as and when safety precautions permit, the scarlet coach is fitted with Falken's latest commercial vehicle tyres.

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Deodorising Tyres

01/04/2020

The latest advancement see a raw material processing technique which reduces the rubber odour in tyres by over 50%.

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Particle Beam Improves Tyres

05/03/2020

Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI), in conjunction with Ibaraki University (Japan), have established a new technique to observe and analyse individual materials within tyre rubber.

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Falken Doubles Up On Porsche 911's For 2020 Nürburgring Endurance Races

05/02/2020

Falken Tyres have confirmed its 2020 motorsport plans, announcing it will run a pair of the latest specification GT3 Porsche 911 GT3 R in both the Nürburgring Endurance Series (formerly known as the VLN) and the Nürburgring 24h race.

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Artificial Intelligence Improves Tyre Performance

05/12/2019

Falken’s parent company, Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI), has developed a new technology that utilises artificial intelligence (AI) to predict the properties of rubber.

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Autonomous Vehicles and TPMS Advancement

05/12/2019

The next crucial step as part of ongoing research between Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) and Gunma University has been made. The collaboration, conducted at the Centre for Research on Adoption of Nextgen Transportation Systems (CRANTS) has completed the process of establishing remote communication between tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) on an autonomous vehicle and a fixed location.

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