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New Falken concept tyre on Subaru SUV in New York

The Subaru Ascent SUV Concept at the New York International Auto Show was mounted on Falken 21-inch rim-diameter concept tyres ( size 275/50R21) that feature a directional tread pattern. According to Falken-brand producer Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc.(SRNA), only the tyre’s “bold design evokes the power, toughness and SUV stylishness” of the Ascent. However, SRNA wasn’t willing to discus technical details about the tyres. The

Falken at the Geneva International Motor Show

Sumitomo Rubber Industries, is currently exhibiting  its Falken brand at  the Geneva International Motor Show,”. In addition to the latest lineup of Falken tyres, the stand  features Falken’s cutting-edge technologies,  including “NEO-T01”, a next-generation tyre production  system developed in the pursuit of “Ultra-High Precision” tyre  manufacturing. The brand’s “GYROBLADE” airless tyre technology, which makes flat

Falken chosen as OEM for Volkswagen Tiguan

Falken has been chosen as an original equipment manufacturer for new Volkswagen Tiguan models. The company is supplying Falken ZIEX ZE914A ECORUN tyres in the dimension 215/65 R17 99V to factory-equip the new vehicles. Volkswagen’s compact SUV offers an attractive new design, comfort and convenience, and top-class driving dynamics. Falken ZIEX ZE914A ECORUN are the

Falken presents new summer tyres for light trucks and vans

Falken has expanded its product range by adding the Linam Van01, a summer tyre tailored for light trucks and vans. The Linam Van01 offers significantly improved service life, enhanced safety and outstanding performance on wet and uneven road surfaces. The optimised tread pattern, with large central sipes and a wide, flat profile, provides even pressure

Falken expands Ultra High Performance (UHP) range

Falken is expanding its Ultra High Performance (UHP) range of tyres by making its flagship AZENIS FK510 available as a SUV tyre from 2017. The new addition to Falken’s product line-up reflects the growth of the SUV market and continues the tyre manufacturer’s strategy of supplying an extensive range of products in profitable and high-growth

Skoda Superb relies on Falken Tyres

Czech automotive and engine manufacturer Skoda, part of the VW Group since 1991, has chosen to rely on Falken’s high selling ECORUN tyres as the OE tyres for its Superb model. Skoda will factory-fit its most popular mid-range car with Falken ZIEX ZE 914 ECORUN tyres as standard, in both 17” and now in 16”

Skoda Superb relies on Falken Tyres

Czech automotive and engine manufacturer Skoda, part of the VW Group since 1991, has chosen the Falken brand’s successful ECORUN tyres for its Superb saloon model. The most popular mid-size car is now fitted with Falken‘s ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN tyres as standard. In production since May, the third generation of the Superb delivers higher performance

Falken combines astrophysics and origami in its new winter tyres

Falken Tyre’s latest offering in passenger car winter tyres has been inspired by the unusual combination of astrophysics and origami techniques. Designers working on Falken’s new EUROWINTER HS01 tyre were intrigued by the folding pattern that astrophysicist and part-time origami enthusiast Koryo Miura created for stowing large solar panels into compact payload bays for satellite

Falken Tyre to fly high in Red Bull Air Race at Ascot

Falken Tyre and Team Falken will be looking for further success in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship when it heads to Ascot, Berkshire, on 13-14 August 2016. Japanese tyre manufacturer Falken was the Official Partner of the Red Bull Air Race Chiba earlier this year and also sponsors Japanese competitor Yoshihide Muroya. The

Falken introduces innovative new winter van tyre

Falken Tyre Europe has added an all-new winter van tyre to its product range. The EUROWINTER VAN01 features significantly improved wear life as well as enhanced snow traction and handling. The primary development objectives were extended wear life, improved fuel economy and outstanding wet and snow performance. The tread design of the new Falken VAN01

Falken launches new app and virtual reality adventures

Falken is now offering customers and fans alike the opportunity to be a (digital) part of the Falken Motorsports team with the launch of a Falken app. The new app features a virtual reality video shot from a 360-degree perspective inside the Falken Porsche GT3 R (Type 991). Viewers will become the co-driver on a