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Falken takes you to Adventure Camp Namibia

Falken Tyres Europe GmbH is delighted to announce the exclusive "Adventure Camp Namibia" trip, on which you can experience an unforgettable trip across Namibia with the Falken WILDPEAK R/T01 tyres. The campaign is supported by Visit Namibia (https://visitnamibia.com.na/) and Journaway (https://www.journaway.com/de/). We are giving 5x2 tickets away to real travel enthusiasts in a prize draw.

Falken Motorsports aims for fourth win of the season at the third round of the Nürburgring Endurance Series

Just three weeks after the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring, Falken Motorsports is returning to the legendary Nordschleife: the two teal-and-blue Porsche 911 GT3 R (992) cars from the Japanese tire manufacturer will be back in action at the third round of the Nürburgring Endurance Series (NLS), the 69th ADAC Westfalenfahrt on 22nd June. They will once again race through the "Green Hell" at the third round of the NLS on June 22nd and try to build on the strong successes from the start of the season: Falken Motorsports snatched an overall victory and a podium result in the first two NLS races of the year.

Une performance exceptionnelle : nouveau Falken ZIEX ZE320, à l’impact écologique réduit

Lors de récents tests comparatifs, le pneu haute performance Falken ZIEX ZE310 Ecorun a à nouveau enregistré d’excellents résultats. Mais, au lieu de se reposer sur ses lauriers, Falken travaille déjà depuis longtemps sur un successeur de meilleure qualité. Les douze premières dimensions du dernier né de chez Falken doit arriver dans les entrepôts européens dès le début de cet été. La gamme sera étoffée de 48 tailles supplémentaires d’ici le printemps 2025.

Falken Motorsports battles for victory in the 24h race at the Nürburgring

The highlight of the year is coming up for Falken Motorsports this weekend (May 30 to June 2, 2024): The Japanese tire brand's racing team will be battling for the coveted overall victory at the legendary ADAC RAVENOL 24h Nürburgring. After three victories in the first four races of the year, Falken Motorsports is one of the top favorites on the Nordschleife: Julien Andlauer, Klaus Bachler, Sven Müller and Alessio Picariello as well as Joel Eriksson, Tim Heinemann, Nico Menzel and Martin Ragginger will take turns at the wheel of the two teal-and-blue Porsche 911 GT3 R (992).

Falken celebrates Diversity Day

Did you know that Falken Tyre Europe GmbH now has 230 employees from 23 different nations? And what do these 230 people all have in common? They belong to the Falken Family of course!

Anniversary: 15 years of Falken and Fiege

A crystal wedding anniversary for Falken and Fiege: Falken Tyre Europe GmbH has been working together with logistics services provider Fiege for 15 years. Falken currently stores its tyres at four Fiege locations in Europe on logistics space of approximately 100,000 square metres. In addition to the storage of the tyres, Fiege is also responsible for their distribution.

Falken e. ZIEX with lowest rolling resistance

Do electric cars need special tyres? Or do they run better with normal tyres? AutoBild asked these very questions and tested eight summer tyres in size 235/55 R 19. The Falken e. ZIEX proved able to impress.

Price Announcement

We would like to inform you that Falken Tyre Europe GmbH will implement structural price adjustments across Europe from June 1st, 2024. These changes affect the Falken and Sumitomo brands in different product segments.

The Green Hell is calling: Falken Motorsports is ready for the season opener of the Nürburgring Endurance Series

Falken Motorsports will kick off the new Nordschleife season next weekend: The two teal-and-blue Porsche 911 GT3 R (992) will contest the first two races of the year at the season opener of the Nürburgring Endurance Series (NLS). Alessio Picariello, Joel Eriksson and Martin Ragginger will take the wheel of the Porsche on both days, while Tim Heinemann and Nico Menzel will each tackle one race. The Japanese tyre brand, which is also one of the official partners of the popular championship, has its sights set on overall victory at the season opener on the legendary Nordschleife.

Falken joins forces with the BILSTEIN racing team in the Green Hell

Falken is expanding its motorsport involvement in the ADAC Nürburgring endurance series and is supporting the BILSTEIN racing team from this season. Jimmy Broadbent, Steve Alvarez Brown and Misha Charoudin, all high-profile influencers in the sim racing and motorsport scene, will take turns at the wheel.

SRI secures ‘Environmental Achievement of the Year’ prize at Tire Technology International Awards

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd (SRI) – the parent company of Falken Tyres – has won the ‘Environmental Achievement of the Year: Manufacturing’ category at this year's Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence. Recognising the latest advances towards a greener and more sustainable industry, recipients are decided by a panel of experts from the tyre industry and science.

Falken ZIEX ZE310 Ecorun among the top ten in the major AUTO BILD summer tyre test

The tyre tests by the trade journals are eagerly awaited every year. The first results are now in. At AutoBild, 55 candidates with the size 205/55 R 16 V were given the chance to prove themselves in this year’s summer tyre test. This dimension fits numerous compact cars such as the VW Golf and the Opel Astra. Among other achievements, the Falken ZIEX ZE310 Ecorun demonstrated a very good price/performance balance.

Sales promotion campaign "Falken says fill up" has been successful on the market for twelve years

Falken is pleased to announce that since its launch in 2012, the "Falken says fill up" sales promotion has continued to grow in importance and expand to various core European markets. This year's promotion is taking place in no fewer than 14 European countries. Just in time for the changeover season, customers who opt for a set of Falken summer or all-season tyres in the period from 15 March to 31 May 2024 will receive an Aral fuel voucher for refuelling and shopping in the amount of 20 euros.

Falken Motorsports confirms its driver line-up for NLS and N24

Falken Motorsports is relying on a proven driver line-up for the 2024 Nürburgring Endurance Series (NLS) and ADAC Ravenol 24h Nürburgring race. Its pair of teal-and-blue Porsche 911 GT3 R (992) will be driven by Julien Andlauer, Klaus Bachler, Sven Müller, Alessio Picariello, Joel Eriksson, Tim Heinemann, Nico Menzel and Martin Ragginger.

Falken Motorsports commits to NLS for 2024

Falken Motorsports will once again contest the 2024 Nürburgring Langstrecken-Serie (NLS) and the ADAC Ravenol 24h Nürburgring – with a pair of Porsche 911 GT3 R (992) for what promises to be another action-packed season of racing on the Nordschleife.

SRI and Falken receive a trio of TTI award nominations

Falken and its parent company, Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd (SRI), are celebrating a strong start to the year with a trio of nominations in this year’s "Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence".

Sumitomo Rubber sets higher targets to achieve carbon neutrality across the supply chain by 2030

Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. has set new, higher emission reduction targets to achieve carbon neutrality throughout its supply chain by 2030. In addition, the company has increased the reduction of emissions from its own production facilities and suppliers, also targeted by the aforementioned date. Previously set targets have already been achieved ahead of schedule thanks to active efforts. The company will take further initiatives to achieve carbon neutrality throughout the supply chain in line with its long-term sustainability policy: "Driving Our Future Challenge 2050".

Falken’s ‘fill up’ promotion is extended

Falken is extending its popular ‘fill up’ campaign until December 15th. Launched in September, the promotion rewards customers who buy a set of Falken tyres, with a voucher which can be spent on fuel or in-store goods.

Sumitomo Rubber Industries accelerates its journey towards sustainable sourcing of natural rubber

Sustainability has always been more than a mere phrase for Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI). In its continuous effort to responsibly source raw materials, enhance sustainability along the natural rubber supply chain, mitigate risks in upstream processes and expedite the adoption of more sustainable sourcing practices, the company has introduced the environmental and social risk assessment tool, Rubberway.

Un nouveau champion est né: le Falken AZENIS RS820

Avec le tout nouveau pneu U-UHP FALKEN AZENIS RS820 sur la ligne de départ, les voitures les plus puissantes vont enfin pouvoir mettre toute la gomme. L’équipe de développement de Falken Tyres Europe s’est inspirée des vastes expériences faites dans le sport mécanique et des prouesses technologiques exceptionnelles de Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd pour concevoir un excellent produit haute performance à ajouter à ses pneus de série. L’AZENIS RS820 sera dans un premier temps produit dans 38 dimensions des séries 30 à 45, avec des diamètres de 19 à 21 pouces, pour des vitesses allant jusqu’à 300 km/h.

Cette saison encore, un large choix de pneus hiver chez Falken

Cette saison encore, Falken est idéalement préparé au changement de pneus imminent. Outre l’élargissement de la gamme de pneus hiver à de nombreuses tailles, Falken propose également un nouveau pneu toutes saisons : le pneu Falken EUROALL SEASON AS220 PRO. Le nouveau multitalent pour 365 jours, sur les routes d’Europe à partir de la mi-septembre, est un produit fiable qui s’adresse spécialement aux véhicules axés sur la performance.

Falken élargit son offre de pneus 4x4 avec le nouveau produit phare R/T01 pour les terrains accidentés

La société Falken Tyre Europe GmbH développe sa gamme de pneus 4x4 : le dernier né, présenté ici, est le WILDPEAK R/T01, adapté aux terrains exigeants. Avec cet élargissement de la gamme, Falken compte mettre à disposition le produit adapté pour chaque utilisation tout-terrain. En concevant le R/T01, les ingénieurs ont pensé à l’utilisation en conditions difficiles et lui ont, par conséquent, conféré une structure et une conception de profil adaptées – pour des performances maximales sur les terrains les plus difficiles.

Falken at NUFAM

Falken will be presenting its outstanding tyres for HGVs, light trucks and commercial vehicles at this year’s commercial vehicle trade show “NUFAM”, which will take place in Karlsruhe from 21 to 24 September 2023. With over 350 exhibitors and more than 23,000 trade visitors, NUFAM is one of the largest industry gatherings in Europe.

From now on, things run smoothly: “Falken says fill up”

"Falken says fill up" again this season: Just in time for the changeover season, Falken starts its popular sales campaign. In the period from 15 September to 30. November 2023, those who decide to purchase Falken EUROWINTER HS01, EUROWINTER HS01 SUV, EUROWINTER HS02, EUROWINTER HS02 PRO, EUROALL SEASON AS200, EUROALL SEASON AS210, EUROALL SEASON AS220 PRO, WILDPEAK AT3WA, EUROWINTER VAN01 or EUROALL SEASON VAN11 from a size of 16 inches can expect an Aral SuperCard® worth 20 euros as a free bonus for refueling and shopping.

Falken Tyre Europe continues its focus on football

Falken Tyre Europe will continue its fruitful partnerships with two top clubs; Borussia Mönchengladbach from Germany and Atlético Madrid from Spain for the upcoming season. Sports marketing agency SPORTFIVE initiated the original collaborations with the clubs and has acted as an intermediary for these latest extensions.

Falken Motorsports finishes on the podium at the 12h Nürburgring with both Porsche 911 GT3 R

At the sixth round of the Nürburgring Endurance Series, the 63rd Eibach ADAC ACAS Cup and also the first part of this year's 12h Nürburgring, Falken Motorsports was able to celebrate a double overall podium: Klaus Bachler and David Pittard, who started in the #3 Falken Porsche, finished second in the six-hour race. The #4 sister car of Dennis Fetzer and Martin Ragginger completed the podium with a third place overall.

Falken competes in the season highlight of Nürburgring Endurance Series

The summer break is over: Falken Motorsports returns to the Green Hell for the 12h race, the season highlight of the Nürburgring Endurance Series, and aims to repeat on its overall victory from the last race. The two Porsche 911 GT3 R cars will tackle the first race on Saturday, in which the checkered flag does not fall until nightfall. In addition, the fans can look forward to seeing the actors of the Falken Drift Show.

Happy birthday Falken: 40 Years of Performance

Falken Tyre Europe celebrates its 40th anniversary this year – marking the occasion with a milestone event which included speeches from Tomohiko Masuta, Senior Executive Manager, CEO and Managing Director of Falken Tyre Europe and Dr Felix Schwenke, Lord Mayor of Offenbach.

Falken Motorsports celebrates dominant victory at the 6h race at Nürburgring

Strong performance from Falken Motorsports in the Nürburgring Endurance Series: at the ROWE 6h ADAC Ruhr-Pokal race, David Pittard and Joel Eriksson celebrate a dominant victory in the #3 Porsche 911 GT3 R, securing the first Nordschleife success for the new 992 generation model. The #4 sister car of Martin Ragginger and Dennis Fetzer, which initially finished in second place, was disqualified after the race.

Falken movie: Close to the Drivers, Close to the team

Strap yourself into the driver's seat of our Porsche, let yourself be intoxicated by the speed and immerse yourself in the world of the toughest endurance race! "A Monument to the Art of Racing" is the name of our new clip, which we shot for you at the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring and which is available on YouTube from today. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1qkfunhlRk

Le GUIDE TECHNIQUE des pneus PL et BUS Falken désormais disponible dans de nombreuses langues

Le « Guide technique des pneus utilitaires et bus » publié par la société Falken Tyre Europe GmbH en version anglaise, l’été dernier, pour ses clients dans toute l’Europe, est à présent disponible dans un grand nombre d’autres langues. Les clients enregistrés peuvent désormais télécharger le célèbre guide en anglais, en allemand, en espagnol, en polonais, en italien et en grec, aussi bien dans la boutique en ligne B2B que dans le centre multimédia

Falken ready for the 24-hour marathon in the Green Hell

One of the most sensational motorsport spectacles of the year is heading to the starting grid: this year's 24-hour race on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife will start on May 20th. Once again, the teal and blue race cars from Falken are entered for the race: two Porsche 911 GT3 R Type 992 cars aiming for victory.