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Sumitomo Rubber Industries wins “Tire Technology of the Year Award” for “Performance Sustaining Technology”

Falken Tyres’ parent company Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd (SRI) has won the “Tire Technology of the Year Award” at the Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence. SRI’s “Performance Sustaining Technology”, which makes use of hydrogenated polymer to extend tyre life, was recognised at the event in Hannover, with the award presented to Dr Bernd Löwenhaupt, SRI Europe’s managing director.

New internal power generation technology can detect tyre wear

In a joint project between Falken’s parent company Sumitomo Rubber Industries and Professor Hiroshi Tani of Kansai University, Japan, an innovative power generator for tyres has been developed. It uses the rotation of a tyre to generate electricity and supply power to peripheral sensors installed in the tyre without relying on batteries.

Falken awarded prize for being a “family-friendly company in Offenbach”

On 1st October 2021, Falken was one of 15 companies in Offenbach to receive the “UFF – Family-Friendly Company” award. The prize, which was presented by Dr Felix Schwenke, Mayor of Offenbach at the Capitol Offenbach, is awarded to companies which stand out due to their very good approach to ensuring a successful work / life balance.

Technical Guide for Falken Tyre Dealers

Valuable information on care, maintenance and other technical topics relating to tyres is contained in the new guide, which Falken will make available to its customers from autumn 2021, partly as a print version and in numerous language versions online in the download area of its webshop.

Falken at the Commercial Vehicle Trade Fair NUFAM 2021

Falken will also be represented at this year's NUFAM - Die Nutzfahrzeugmesse - which will take place in Karlsruhe from 30 September to 3 October 2021. With more than 350 exhibitors and over 23,000 trade visitors, NUFAM is one of the largest industry gatherings in Europe.

Advance information: Falken is adjusting its prices from January 2022 – and continuing to expand its services

Falken tyres are excellent value for money. This is evidenced by the tyre brand’s steadily growing share of the market and its numerous satisfied customers. Independent testing organisations also confirm this time and again: most recently, the Neue Reifenzeitung in a study and the Autozeitung, which gave the Falken AZENIS FK510 the ratings “Recommended” and “Value for money recommendation” at the start of the year.

Falken with a big winter tyre offer this winter

Falken is also well prepared for the upcoming change of season with its winter and all-weather tyres and has not only expanded its winter tyre size range by numerous dimensions; Falken has also fitted certain sizes of its proven all-season tyre, the Falken EUROALL SEASON AS210, with a new tyre sealant technology for even more safety when driving.

Falken secures Best Event Film at 2021 International Motor Film Awards

The Falken film ‘Whatever Comes Our Way’ has won the award for Best Event Film at the 2021 International Motor Film Awards. The prestigious award, presented at a gala event in London on Wednesday, was given to one of two Falken productions nominated this year: ‘Pass the Wheel’ starring Peter Dumbreck in a classic Porsche 911 was nominated for Best Journalistic Film.