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Generating Electric Power within a Tyre


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


A magnificent final for Falken at the Nürburgring

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