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Toyo Tires leads Midlands sponsorship rush for MotoFest Coventry 2018

Toyo Tires leads Midlands sponsorship rush for MotoFest Coventry 2018

Monday 11th June 2018 | 0 Comments

A quartet of Midlands based firms gave their backing to MotoFest Coventry 2018 by signing up as sponsors, including a new sprint circuit sponsor. First up on the roll call of Midlands based sponsors for 2018 was Toyo Tires, which has its UK head office in Rushden, unveiled as the new sponsor for the long track sprint circuit. Organisers said after this year’s festival that the MotoFest was the biggest and best ever after record-breaking crowds poured into the city to enjoy the first ever competitive motorsports staged at the event. Visitor numbers are thought to have topped last year’s high of 130,000.

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Toyo wins latest round of Doublestar legal action

Tuesday 24th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tire and Rubber and Toyo Tire USA have prevailed in the liability phase of the company's trade dress infringement and breach of contract suit in Los Angeles Federal Court against Doublestar Dong Feng Tyre and Qingdao Doublestar Tire Industrial.

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Toyo Tyres UK signs new three-year distribution agreement with MTS

Tuesday 17th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Micheldever Tyre Services (MTS) and Toyo Tires have signed a new three-year UK distribution contract. The wholesaler states that it has shown strong sales performance with the Toyo brand recently, and the new deal will help to showcase the solidity of the partnership.

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Toyo sponsoring 2018 Tough Mudder series

Monday 16th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tyre UK Ltd has announced an expanded programme of sponsorship activities one of which will see it partner with the Tough Mudder series of endurance events.

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Toyo to realise truck and bus tyre fuel efficiency gains through Nano Balance Tech

Toyo to realise truck and bus tyre fuel efficiency gains through Nano Balance Tech

Tuesday 13th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tire & Rubber Co has achieved rapid fuel efficiency savings in its truck and bus tyre line-up through its Nano Balance Technology. The manufacturer has been advancing its indigenous rubber material development technology since 2011; the latest step forward is a new process development technology Toyo says will contribute to significant reduction in fuel consumption from “nano processing.”

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Toyo Tires becomes National Partner of IAAF World Indoor Championships

Toyo Tires becomes National Partner of IAAF World Indoor Championships

Wednesday 14th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tire Europe has become a National Partner of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Indoor Championships, Birmingham 2018. Following their successful partnership with the IAAF World Championships London 2017, Toyo Tires have enhanced their National Partner agreement with the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018, by adding the Toyo Tires logo to the athletes’ bibs.

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Toyo exhibits global racing pedigree with Ken Block, BJ Baldwin at Tokyo Auto Salon

Toyo exhibits global racing pedigree with Ken Block, BJ Baldwin at Tokyo Auto Salon

Wednesday 7th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tire & Rubber Co kicked off its year at the annual Tokyo Auto Salon in mid-January at Makuhari Messe in Chiba City. Exhibiting its eponymous and Nitto brands, the tyre manufacturer presented its motorsport pedigree with guests Ken Block and BJ Baldwin, while Toyo Tires president, Takashi Shimizu, and managing director, Tomoshige Mizutani, were on hand to talk about the company’s history and North American automobile culture.

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Toyo Tokyo Auto Salon stand features Block and Baldwin

Toyo Tokyo Auto Salon stand features Block and Baldwin

Thursday 21st December 2017 | 0 Comments

Toyo is aiming to turn heads at the Tokyo Auto Salon. The headliners are Ken Block and BJ Baldwin, who, if you are into motorsports and have access to YouTube, need no introduction. Between the two of them, they are not only responsible for millions of views on their extraordinary videos, but are simultaneously two of the most successful racers in their respective sports.

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Toyo wins $1.6 million ruling against Doublestar

Thursday 7th December 2017 | 0 Comments

On 20 November 2017 the United States District Court for the Central District of California held Chinese tyre factories Doublestar Dong Feng Tyre Co., Ltd. (DDF) and Qingdao Doublestar Tire Industrial Co., Ltd. (QDT) in contempt for violating a 2014 Final Judgment prohibiting the manufacture and sale of tyres using a confusingly similar tread to that of Toyo’s best-selling Open Country M/T. DDF and QDT were held in contempt for selling the AMP M/T tyre, which was deemed to be too similar.

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Noair: Toyo Tires launches latest non-pneumatic concept tyre

Friday 6th October 2017 | 0 Comments

For the past 11 years, Toyo Tire & Rubber has engaged in research into the viability of airless tyres that deliver comparable performance to their pneumatic counterparts. The Japanese manufacturer first presented a prototype product at the Automotive Engineering Expo in May 2012 to demonstrate what it had achieved since 2006. Toyo Tires says it has since made “fundamental changes” to the structure of its airless tyres and has resolved various issues. The resulting improvements, it adds, are “substantial” and allow practical driving upon the latest generation of tyres. The company recently released its latest generation of airless concept tyre, the ‘noair’.

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Toyo USA promotes Roy Bromfield to president and CEO

Tuesday 12th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. (TTC) has promoted Roy Bromfield to president and chief executive officer. In this role, he is responsible for all product categories of Toyo-branded business in the US replacement market.

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Toyo sells chemical business to Nitta

Monday 14th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Japanese rubber products manufacturer Nitta has is to acquire the chemical and chemical and industrial products businesses of Toyo Tire and Rubber for 3.7 billion yen. The purchase does not include the now infamous seismic isolation rubber business. Back in March Toyo Tire and Rubber said it was planning to sell its non-automotive operations and use the funds to strengthen its tyre business. Toyo Tire is expected to use the money from the sale to expand its tyre plant in Malaysia and invest in a US design centre set to open in 2018.

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General Tire sponsors UFC in Asia Pacific

Wednesday 14th June 2017 | 0 Comments

UFC has announced a multi-year partnership with General Tire, which will serve as the “Official Tyre Partner of the UFC” in the Asia-Pacific region. The partnership will begin on Saturday 17 June with UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Correia at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.

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Toyo’s Malaysia plant makes 10 millionth tyre

Wednesday 14th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tire and Rubber has announced that tyre production volume at its subsidiary in Malaysia has exceeded 10 million units. The plant was established in 2013 and is one of the production hubs supporting Toyo’s global tyre supply structure, which covers Europe, Japan and North America in addition to Southeast Asia.

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Toyo Tires become national partner of IAAF World Championships London 2017

Toyo Tires become national partner of IAAF World Championships London 2017

Friday 9th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tires has become a national partner of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships London 2017.

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