Falken is once again launching its “Falken says tanks” promotion this spring and is supporting its dealers in the European core markets with its proven sales campaign: End customers who buy a set of Falken summer tyres from 16 inch summer treads AZENIS FK510, AZENIS FK510 SUV, LINAM VAN01, ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN, ZIEX ZE914, WILDPEAK AT or new addition to the Falken portfolio SINCERA SN110 between 15. March and 31. May 2020 will receive a prepaid card for refuelling and shopping. For example, customers in Germany and Austria receive a Shell prepaid card with a credit balance of 20 Euro.
A Falken egy nyári gumiabroncsa negyedik alkalommal egymás után kapta meg a "Példaértékű" minősítést a Großes Auto BILD magazin nyári gumiabroncs-tesztje során. Az ultra nagy teljesítményű szegmensben a csúcsminőségű Falken modell, az AZENIS FK510, ismét bejutott a tesztelt nyári gumiabroncsok tíz legjobbja közé, és idén hetedik lett.
Instead of Christmas presents for customers, Falken decided last year to support an Offenbach-based non-profit organisation with a donation. Thus "Von Herzen zu Herzen gemeinnützige GmbH" was pleased to receive a donation cheque of 5,000 Euros, which was symbolically presented today by Markus Bögner, COO and President of Falken Tyre Europe GmbH, to the founder and managing director of the organisation, Dirk Lünzer.
“In the Azenis FK510 SUV, Falken is launching an all-round successful tyre that produces a secure, very agile feel on all road conditions.” This is the assessment of the independent testers of Gute Fahrt magazine in their summer tyre test, which this year is focusing on SUV tyres.
Az új Falken Sincera SN110 környezetbarát termék: Az alacsony gördülési ellenállásnak köszönhetően energiát takarít meg, és kiváló gördülési kényelmet biztosít. Ezzel egyidejűleg új szabványokat határoz a menettulajdonságok tekintetében. A gumiabroncs tehát rendkívül közvetlen kormányzási reakciót és rövid fékezési távolságot biztosít. Mindkettő a közlekedés és a jármű utasainak biztonságát szolgálja. Az újdonság a 2020 tavaszi átállási szezonra számos méretben lesz elérhető.
Tyre brand Falken has 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. Falken Motorsports race team, run by Schnabl Engineering for the tenth consecutive year, has ordered a new 991.2 chassis to run alongside its 2019 Porsche. Both cars will be identical in specification.
The test track that Sumitomo Rubber Europe GmbH (SREU) put into operation in Arnemark, northern Sweden, in December comprises two groomed snow areas, each approx. 15,000 m2, about three times the size of a football pitch, two snow handling courses, each 1,600 metres long, and a 600 metre long ice handling track.
Falken’s parent company, Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd (SRI), has developed new technology that utilises artificial intelligence (AI) to predict the properties of rubber and detects how structural changes, due to load and wear, will affect performance throughout a tyre’s lifecycle. The data collected through “Tyre Leap AI Analysis” will support engineers to create longer lasting tyres with more consistent performance over time and is a key element of SRI’s “SMART TYRE CONCEPT”.
Sven Müller’s and Patrick Pilet’s joy in their hard-won second place at the VLN Endurance Championship at the Nürburgring was to be short-lived, after a misdemeanour in a “Code 60 Zone” triggered a subsequent time penalty for Falken, relegating them from second to seventh place.
Falken rounded off the 2019 jubilee season with sixth place for Klaus Bachler and Martin Ragginger in the #4 Porsche 911 GT3 R, and tenth place for Peter Dumbreck, Alexandre Imperatori and Sheldon van der Linde in the #3 BMW M6 GT3.
Falken again delivered a great performance, scooping up fourth place for the BMW M6 GT3 and sixth place for the Porsche 911 GT3 at the seventh round of the VLN Endurance Championship at the Nürburgring.
The Falken tyre brand is represented with a 30 square meter stand at the NUFAM commercial vehicle trade fair in Karlsruhe from 26 to 29 September 2019. With more than 370 exhibitors and 23,000 trade visitors, NUFAM is one of the largest commercial vehicle trade fairs in Europe, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.
After the Falken EUROWINTER HS01’s good performance in the winter tyre test run by the magazine auto motor sport, more positive results are pouring down on the Falken EUROWINTER HS01: “Good on wet roads”, “Good in terms of fuel consumption” and “Good on ice”, attested the independent tester of the Swiss Turing Club and the Austrian automobile, motorcycle and touring club of the Falken tyre in their 2019 winter tyre test.
Fürge a városban, agilis az országúton, kiegyensúlyozott az autópályán - ezek az igények az Audi Q3 családi SUV-val szemben, amely 2018 őszétől kapható a kereskedésekben. Az alufelnik átmérője 17, 18 vagy akár 20 col is lehet- a 17 colos alumínium kerekek gyárilag a ZIEX ZE914 A EC AO típusú Falken abroncsokkal vannak szerelve, 215/65R17 99V méretben.
Nearly 4,000 spectators experienced live the AUDI NINES mountain bike spectacle on offer to them in the Ellweiler quarry near Birkenfeld last Saturday. 28 of the world’s best mountain bikers from eleven nations gathered there to spend a week producing film and media content in a spectacular setting, with a public contest day as the crowning finish to a successful weekend.
“Excellent lateral guidance, low slip sensitivity when accelerating and good braking on the snow” as well as “very good aquaplaning prevention” confirm the independent testers of the specialist magazine auto motor sport when describing the Falken EUROWINTER HS01 in their current winter tyre test.
In this season, Falken is also offering its customers in its European core markets the “Falken says thank you” sales promotion for the coming winter season: from 15 September to 30 November 2019, customers in participating stores get a prepaid card worth 30 Euros for refuelling and shopping when they buy Falken winter or all season tyres.
Japanese tyre brand Falken admirably demonstrated the superior performance of its rain tyres during the fifth round of the VLN Endurance Championship at the Nürburgring: fourth place for the Porsche 911 GT3 R and fifth place for the BMW M6 GT3.
Two Falken-branded electric go-karts and the Falken logo in a curve at the start and finishing line are decorating Frankfurt's first and only indoor electric go-kart track, which opens in the first week of September 2019.
Tyres from two Falken series have been chosen as OEM tyres for the new Toyota Corolla models, available since March 2019. The new vehicles will be fitted with the ZIEX ZE914B ECORUN in sizes 225/40R18 92 W XL and 225/45R17 91W tyres from Falken’s ZIEX Series, and the SINCERA SN832B in size 205/55R16 91V from the Japanese tyre manufacturer’s SINCERA Series.
For the 2019-20 season, Falken is the premium partner and official tyre partner of Borussia Mönchengladbach, a football club based in North Rhine-Westphalia that finished fifth in the German Bundesliga last season.
Falken will once again be involved in top-level football in Europe for the 2019-2020 season and is on the books at eighteen clubs in Germany, England, France, Italy, Poland, Spain and, for the first time, Belgium.
Last Saturday, both Falken Motorsports race cars achieved top-10 results at the Nürburgring despite adverse weather conditions during the fifth round of the 2019 VLN Endurance Championship. The #4 Porsche 911 GT3 R finished in sixth place, with the #3 BMW M6 GT3 crossing the line seventh.
The ADAC TOTAL 24h Race 2019 posed enormous challenges for Falken Motorsports. In the early hours of Saturday evening, debris on the track damaged the rear right tyre of the #44 Porsche 911 GT3 R, robbing it of any chance of a podium position. The #33 BMW M6 GT3, by contrast, enjoyed a solid race and finished in sixth place as the best BMW.
A Falken ebben az évben visszatér az Eifel trófeavadászatához: A gumiabroncsmárka az ADAC TOTAL 24h Race szponzora, amely 2019. június 20 23. Között kerül megrendezésre a Nürburgringen. A Falken 1999 óta részt vesz az eseményen, és azóta is folyamatosan növeli részvételét.
Falken experienced mixed emotions during last Sunday’s ADAC Qualifying Race for the 24h Race at the Nürburgring. Following a superlative show during the early phase of the 6h Race, the BMW M6 GT3 had to depart prematurely from the dress rehearsal for the 24h Race. The Porsche 911 GT3, by contrast, passed the finishing line in 15th position after a nail-biting race to catch up.
The tyre brand Falken presents itself at the Autopromotec, the international trade fair for accessories and products of the automotive industry, which takes place from 22 to 26 May 2019 in Bologna/Italy.
On the almost 200 sqm large exhibition stand the wide product range of passenger car, SUV, light truck and truck tyres will be presented. The highlight of the presentation will be the popular UHP tyres for passenger cars and SUVs from Falken AZENIS FK510 and FK510 SUV, which not only convince sporty drivers again and again, but also independent test organisations.
A Porsche Macan 2018 októberétől a németországi kereskedésekben kapható új generációját a FALKEN látja el gyárilag gumiabroncsokkal. Ehhez az autógyártó is hozzájárulását adta: 2018 októberétől a FALKEN legnépszerűbb, AZENIS FK510 abroncsának SUV-verziója kerül szállításra 235/60R18 255/55R18 méretben. Az abroncsok a „W” sebesség-szimbólummal (270 km/h sebességig), valamint 103-as illetve 105-ös terhelési indexszel rendelkeznek.
Falken is one of the sponsors of E-Mobility Days Munich, which are taking place on 3 and 4 May 2019 in the Bavarian state capital. Not only are specialist lectures on electromobility included in the programme, but the participants also have the chance to take electrically powered vehicles for a test drive on the test track, and to go on a tour through the laboratories of Bundeswehr University, where alternative drive technologies are being researched.
Falken successfully got both cars past the finishing line under the most challenging weather conditions in the third round of the VLN Endurance Championship at the Nürburgring. Drivers Martin Ragginger and Dirk Werner in the Porsche 911 GT3 R made a strong comeback around the Nordschleife, ending up in 8th place. Stef Dusseldorp and Alexandre Imperatori finished in 29th place in the BMW M6 GT3.
The second race of the VLN Endurance Championship 2019 – the 44th DMV 4h Race – will go down in history. During the second lap, the originally planned four-hour race was prematurely stopped due to the onset of snowfall and was not restarted.
The BMW M6 GT3’s excellent performance thus went un-rewarded at temperatures around freezing point. During qualifying, Peter Dumbreck and Jens Klingmann put enormous pressure on their competitors, their 8:01.461 lap time securing them a first-row starting position.
Falken has secured eighth place in the ‘Sport Tyres’ and ‘Price-to-performance ratio’ categories of a recent survey conducted by AUTO BILD, published in Issue 13, on 28 March 2019. Almost 70,000 readers of AUTO BILD magazine were asked to rate automotive suppliers on their perceived brand image.
Falken's parent company, Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. has become a member of the European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA), effective from 1 January 2019. The Brussels-based trade alliance represents the interests of its members with institutions of the European Union and other international organisations.
Offenbach, 1 April 2019 – Tyre specialist Falken has added a further new tyre model to its portfolio: Falken FOGGY SL321, a tyre especially tailored to foggy conditions.
Falken FOGGY SL321 is primarily designed for drivers that are often on the road in areas where low-stratus fog, ground fog or morning fog are prevalent. Poor visibility and wet roads can turn driving in fog into a tricky challenge. Now Falken has the answer. The new Falken FOGGY SL321 is fitted with sensors that automatically slow the vehicle to a speed appropriate for the density and type of the fog as soon as they come into contact with it. These sensors simultaneously activate a suction intake system that helps clear the fog and restore visibility. As the fog passes through the intake system it is converted into harmless oxygen and carbon dioxide and returned to the atmosphere.
Falken has signed a cooperation agreement with DriveTribe, one of the world’s largest social media community platforms for auto aficionados. DriveTribe was founded by TV presenters Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson and James May – formerly the faces of “Top Gear” and today fronting “The Grand Tour”. The trio of motorsports legends have amassed a huge fanbase of car and motorsports enthusiasts since the platform was founded in 2016, and today clock up over 35 million page impressions and almost 5 million users per month.
The start of this season’s VLN Endurance Championship at the Nürburgring finished with both Falken vehicles amongst the Top 10 competitors. Klaus Bachler and Jörg Bergmeister achieved an impressive fourth place for the de-but of the new Porsche 911 GT3 R, while Jens Klingmann und Alexandre Impe-ratori also finished in a very respectable eighth position in the BMW M6 GT3.