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Toyo Tires setting up European R&D centre

Toyo Tires setting up European R&D centre

8th August 2019 | 0 Comments

In just a few months’ time, Toyo Tire Corporation will begin research and development work at a new site in Europe. The tyre maker is setting up an R&D centre in Willich, Germany to support its future factory in Serbia, and intends to start operations there in the autumn. Having a local R&D presence in the vicinity of vehicle manufacturers and related companies will, says Toyo, be beneficial in terms of the quality and freshness of the information gained.

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Toyo Tires adjusting management team to facilitate Europe tyre plant project

31st July 2019 | 0 Comments

Yukio Hasegawa has been named the new president of Toyo Tire Corporation’s subsidiary in Russia, effective tomorrow. He succeeds Kenta Kuribayashi in this role. Kuribayashi remains chief executive officer of the Toyo Tire RUS LLC operation (and president of Toyo Tire Europe GmbH) and will additionally, as of tomorrow, become the Russian subsidiary’s chairman.

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Toyo investing 390 million euros in Serbia tyre factory

Toyo investing 390 million euros in Serbia tyre factory

30th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tire Corporation has announced that it is investing 390.5 million euros in the construction of a new tyre manufacturing facility in Indijia City, Republic of Serbia. Construction of the Serbia plant will start in May 2020, with a view to initiating tyre manufacturing operations in January 2022.

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Golf: Toyo a Women’s British Open sponsor

Golf: Toyo a Women’s British Open sponsor

25th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tires is an official partner to the 2019 AIG Women’s British Open Golf Tournament, which will take place at Woburn Golf Club between 1 and 4 August. In addition to visibility on signboards around the course and the video screen, Toyo will appear within the official programme. It will also promote the event through Toyo social media channels.

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Toyo Tires approves USA factory expansion

Toyo Tires approves USA factory expansion

12th July 2019 | 0 Comments

One of the outcomes of today’s Board of Directors meeting at Toyo Tire Corporation is the decision to invest in ramping up capacity at the company’s tyre factory in North America. Approximately 7 billion yen (£51.6 million) will be invested in this project.

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Toyo partnering Tough Mudder in Italy

Toyo partnering Tough Mudder in Italy

3rd July 2019 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tires has partnered Tough Mudder in Germany and Great Britain since 2018. Now the tyre manufacturer has announced that it is expanding its partnership with Tough Mudder by extending its 2019 deal into Italy. As a result, Toyo will be an official partner for both of the inaugural Italian events on September 14/15 in Milan as well as on October 26/27 in Rome.

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Toyo Proxes chosen for Mazda3

Toyo Proxes chosen for Mazda3

26th June 2019 | 0 Comments

The new Mazda3, launched in Japan on 24 May 2019, will run out of the factory on the new Toyo Proxes R51 A in size 215/45R18 89W. The tyre was developed jointly with the car-maker, achieving the manufacturer’s rolling resistance, dry steering stability, wet grip and comfort performance parameters, with a new rubber compound based on the proprietary material design "Nano Balance Technology". This controls rubber material development at the nano level, and helps Toyo achieve a wide range of performances required to produce a well-balanced, advanced tyre.

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Toyo extends partnership with European Athletics to 2023

Toyo extends partnership with European Athletics to 2023

31st May 2019 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tires has extended its Official Partner association with European Athletics at major European Athletics events until 2023. The tyre manufacturer became an Official Partner ahead of the 2018 European Athletics Championships in Berlin last August, continuing with the 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships. Now it will remain an Official Partner for the 2020 (Paris) and 2022 European Athletics Championships, as well as the 2021 (Torun) and 2023 European Athletics Indoor Championships.

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Toyo Tires becomes UCI BMX World Championship 2019 Official Partner

Toyo Tires becomes UCI BMX World Championship 2019 Official Partner

31st May 2019 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tires has become an Official Partner of the UCI BMX World Championships 2019, which will take place on 21-27 July at Zolder race circuit, Belgium.

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Toyo Tires to exhibit at Autopromotec 2019

Toyo Tires to exhibit at Autopromotec 2019

9th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tires will exhibit at the 28th edition of Autopromotec at the Fiera di Bologna from 22-26 May, 2019. The company will present its range of UHP and SUV products to the large number of aftermarket professionals who visit this exhibition. The tyre maker added that two new products will be revealed at the exhibition, a winter tyre and a new motorsport product.

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Toyo teams up with Tough Mudder for 2019 events

Toyo teams up with Tough Mudder for 2019 events

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tire UK Ltd teamed up with Tough Mudder for a second year running to sponsor the globally renowned series of mud runs.

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Toyo launches new Toyo Open Country H/T II

Toyo launches new Toyo Open Country H/T II

26th March 2019 | 0 Comments

On the other side of the Atlantic, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has launched the new Toyo Open Country H/T II road-going all-season tyre for pickups and SUVs. According to the company, this tyre features “added technology and design that deliver improved wet braking performance and handling, longer tread life, and more consistent traction performance throughout the life of the tyre”.

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Shigeno appointed Toyo Tires’ UK president

22nd February 2019 | 0 Comments

As of 1 April, Teppei Shigeno will become president of Toyo Tyre (UK) Ltd. He will take over from Nobuo Yoshida, who has been president of Toyo Tire Corporation’s UK subsidiary since 1 April 2018. Shigeno currently holds a position at Toyo Tyre Sales and Marketing Malaysia.

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Toyo partners European Athletics Indoor Championships 2019

Toyo partners European Athletics Indoor Championships 2019

17th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Following their successful participation in the European Athletics Championships in Berlin, Toyo Tires have extended their partnership to their next premier event, the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow. The 35th edition of the European Indoor Championships, taking place from March 1 to 3, are the pinnacle of this year’s European Athletics program. Elite athletes have the chance to compete in the most important European Athletics event in 2019 and become the new European Indoor Champion. More than 600 athletes from 50 nations will participate at the Emirates Arena.

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Toyo changes official name, reshuffles executives

12th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Toyo has made a number of organizational, structural and personnel changes, including an executive reshuffle. First, the company will change its corporate trade name from Toyo Tire & Rubber Co., Ltd. to Toyo Tire Corporation, effective on 1 January 2019. According to the company, the corporate name change will leverage “getting our business operations rolling with the aim of strengthening governance and achieving further growth, which we will endeavour to implement under a new management structure.”

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