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Falken uses World's Fastest Supercomputer for Research

23/03/2021

Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI), the parent company of Falken Tyres, have been granted use of the Fugaku(1) supercomputer this month.

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Falken Makes Breakthrough in 3D Imaging Technology

19/03/2021

Collaborative research between SRI and Associate Professor Wataru Yashiro of the Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials (Tohoku University) has resulted in the achievement of approximately 1000-fold increase in the speed of 4D-CT (4-Dimensional Computed Tomography) imaging.

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Falken Generates Electricity in Tyres

08/03/2021

In a follow up to the story of Generating Electric Power within a Tyre, Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) has further developed the technology.

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Max Kruse Racing Partners with Falken

05/02/2021

Falken Tyre Europe is expanding its motorsport engagement and will partner with Max Kruse Racing in the new season.

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Sumitomo Rubber Opens Massive Indoor Ice Testing Facility

03/02/2021

Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) has improved the Nayoro Tyre Proving Ground winter testing field, by opening one of the largest indoor ice testing facilities in Japan.

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Falkens a Number One Hit for Starr Mini

01/02/2021

With over 30 years' experience, Andy 'Ace' Harrison is amongst the UK's foremost specialists for one of the world's most loved cars, the original Mini.

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Falken Doubles Down at Nürburgring

29/01/2021

Ten years on from debuting a sole Porsche 997 GT3 R on the Nordschleife, Falken will field a brace of the latest generation 911 GT3 R in both the Nürburgring Endurance Series (NLS) and iconic 24 Hour race in 2021.

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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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