Tag: Toyota

Yokohama-shod Toyota GR Supra Drift by HKS at Goodwood

Yokohama-shod Toyota GR Supra Drift by HKS at Goodwood

23rd July 2019 | 0 Comments

A Yokohama-shod Toyota GR Supra Drift by HKS was one of the star attractions in the Live Action Arena at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Created by custom specialists HKS, the world’s first drift Supra boasts an impressive 700bhp thanks to a number of modifications and upgrades which included the fitment of Yokohama’s ADVAN Neova AD08RS tyres to the front, and ADVAN A052 tyres to the rear.

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Camso honoured as key Toyota partner with two awards

Camso honoured as key Toyota partner with two awards

4th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Two awards from Toyota have been added to Camso’s silverware collection. The off-highway tyre specialist has received the Core Value Award: Respect for People from Toyota Material Handling and the Global Contribution Award from Toyota Industries Corporation.

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Aygo with Klarius for latest exhausts and mountings

Aygo with Klarius for latest exhausts and mountings

27th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Klarius Products has boosted market accessibility for new exhaust and mounting options with the addition of 130 new products to its existing emission control range. New introductions cover everything from crossovers to light commercial vehicles, while new mountings cover a wide range of popular vehicle applications such as the Toyota Aygo.

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Hankook tyres for Toyota Corolla

Hankook tyres for Toyota Corolla

7th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Toyota has chosen Hankook tyres as original equipment for the North American market 2020 Corolla. The new model, which went on sale in April, wears the Hankook Kinergy GT (pattern H436) in size 205/55R16 91H.

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Yokohama OE on Toyota RAV4

Yokohama OE on Toyota RAV4

23rd May 2019 | 0 Comments

The Yokohama Avid GT has been selected as an original equipment tyre for the latest Toyota RAV4. The crossover, which was first launched in North America in 2018 prior to its release in Europe and other global markets this year. The fifth generation RAV4 will wear the Yokohama tyre in size 235/55R19 101V.

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Bridgestone developing tyres for Japanese Moon mission

Bridgestone developing tyres for Japanese Moon mission

11th April 2019 | 0 Comments

When you only have one-sixth the gravity you’re accustomed to, you need a tyre that makes good contact with the surface. This is why Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Toyota Motor Corporation have asked Bridgestone to contribute its expertise to their new joint project. The tyre maker will draw upon its knowledge of tyre contact patches and develop an elastic wheel that will support the weight, acceleration and braking of the lunar rover that JAXA and Toyota intend to build.

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Bridgestone achieves ‘best OEM results’ in 2018

Bridgestone achieves ‘best OEM results’ in 2018

7th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone provided more than 120 new original equipment fitments in the EMEA region during 2018, an increase of more than 30 per cent. The fitments are spread across more than 40 different models from 15 different manufacturers. The tyre manufacturer, which is the largest in the world, says the commitment of such brands as Toyota, Mercedes, and Porsche, shows the original equipment manufacturers’ appreciation for its investment in research and development.

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Toyota choose Trico blades for Lexus range

Toyota choose Trico blades for Lexus range

18th June 2018 | 0 Comments

The Toyota programme has been extremely successful since its launch less than a year ago and now Toyota has decided to use Trico blades for the Lexus brand. Trico was awarded the business by the Japanese automotive manufacturer after impressing with the quality of design and manufacture of its hybrid range.

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Tyre supply: Hankook Tire in talks with US car makers

Tyre supply: Hankook Tire in talks with US car makers

1st February 2018 | 0 Comments

Hankook Tire reports that it is currently discussing original equipment tyre supply opportunities with “several top-tier US auto manufacturers,” with a view to becoming the original equipment supplier for a “handful of popular 2019 models.” The tyre maker says it is also negotiating “notable partnerships” in the USA for this year. In 2017 Hankook secured OE deals with two of the top-selling sedans on the US market, the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry.

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Key industry names gain Material Handling Equipment (MHE) accreditation

29th November 2017 | 0 Comments

Jungheinrich, Linde and Toyota have all received successful audits of MHE Workshop Accreditation. Following the launch of MHE accreditation one year ago, independent auditors have now assessed several of the most respected names in the material handling sector, all of which are intent on maintaining high standards. Several workshops of these three operators have now gained accreditation as part of a wider initiative by a major distribution company.

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Trico blades chosen for Toyota Optifit range

22nd September 2017 | 0 Comments

Trico has been chosen to supply Toyota’s Optifit wiper blade range, supplied as original equipment replacements throughout its main dealer network using Trico’s Hybrid Blades.

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More car manufacturers introduce scrappage schemes

13th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Hyundai, Volkswagen UK and Toyota have all now announced scrappage schemes with discounts off various models, following on from Ford’s recent announcement and that of Vauxhall earlier in the year. Hyundai’s scheme offers between £1,500 and £5,000 on trade-ins across its model range and will run from now until the end of the year. It will apply to all petrol and diesel cars with Euro 1-4 engines registered before 31 December 2009.

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Japan/Oceania: Yokohama OE on Toyota Yaris

Japan/Oceania: Yokohama OE on Toyota Yaris

10th March 2017 | 0 Comments

The all-new Toyota Yaris, or Vitz as it is known in Japan, will come equipped with Yokohama tyres in Japan, Australia and New Zealand. Yokohama Rubber shares that three of its tyres, the Yokohama db E70 in size 195/50R16 84V, BluEarth E70 in size 175/70R14 84S and S73 in size 165/70R14 81S, have been approved for the car, which was launched on 12 January.

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Falken Ecorun A-A tyre to extend range, efficiency of hybrids with Toyota partnership

Falken Ecorun A-A tyre to extend range, efficiency of hybrids with Toyota partnership

8th March 2017 | 0 Comments

Falken has launched its new Ecorun A-A, a new summer tyre with optimised rolling resistance. The tyre offers fuel-saving design features and good braking distance in wet conditions – its name is derived from its double-A rating on the EU tyre label, having achieved class topping fuel efficiency and wet grip. Falken will roll out the tyre with an exclusive Toyota Germany partnership in April.

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Nexen Tire begins Japan joint venture

Nexen Tire begins Japan joint venture

17th January 2017 | 0 Comments

Travis (Ho-chan) Kang, chief executive officer of Nexen Tire, has taken part in the official inauguration of a new joint venture company set up to sell the Nexen and Roadstone tyre brands in Japan. The joint venture is called Nexen Tire Japan Inc. and is 51 per cent owned by Nexen Tire, with Toyota Tsusho Corporation, the Toyota Group’s trading arm, holding the remaining 49 per cent share.

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