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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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Falken Wins Formula Drift Triple

04/12/2019

Falken drift driver James Deane claimed his third Formula Drift Pro title at Irwindale Speedway, California, on 19 October 2019. The 28-year-old Irishman joined the series in 2017 and has won every year since, making him the first person in Formula Drift history to win three consecutive titles.

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Generating Electric Power within a Tyre

26/07/2019

Sumitomo Rubber Industries and Kansai University have developed a new technology to generate electric power from the rotation of a tyre.

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Falken Celebrates 20 Years at the Nürburgring

24/06/2019

This year, Falken will once again be looking to win big in the Eifel – the tyre brand is sponsoring the ADAC TOTAL 24-Hour Race, which will take place at the Nürburgring from 20th to 23rd June 2019.

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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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