Entries by elanpr

Remote tyre pressure monitoring to improve the safety of autonomous vehicles

  New technology from Sumitomo Rubber Industries enables remote monitoring and predictive maintenance of tyres Falken’s parent company, Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI), has developed a solution to remotely monitor the tyre pressure of an unoccupied vehicle. In a crucial step towards ensuring the safety of autonomous vehicles Level 4 and above, SRI has successfully established […]

Harman Kardon enters new partnership with Volkswagen, bringing pure listening pleasure to the VW experience

The VW Golf 8 is the first-ever Volkswagen to offer Harman Kardon’s beautiful sound  HARMAN International Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer, and enterprise markets, is building on its longstanding partnership with Volkswagen Group to bring the sublime sound and sophisticated design of Harman […]

Falken’s James Deane claims historic Formula Drift triple

The Irish drift master defends both his Formula Drift and Drift Masters European titles to be crowned double champion yet again  Falken drift driver James Deane claimed his third Formula Drift Pro title at Irwindale Speedway, California, on 19 October 2019. The 28-year-old Irishman joined the series in 2017 and has won every year since, […]

Falken opts for VLN9 outing with Porsche factory pairing

  Sven Müller and Patrick Pilet to share Falken’s Porsche in final 2019 VLN round Falken has opted to contest VLN9 after securing the services of Porsche factory pairing Sven Müller and Patrick Pilet for the final round of the series. Falken had originally planned VLN8 to be its final outing for its Porsche 911 […]

Compact, high power ‘crate’ EV powertrain simplifies switch to electrification for niche vehicle manufacturers

  Swindon Powertrain’s High Power Density EV system is a highly compact ‘ready to integrate’ electric powertrain for light commercial, sports, classic and recreational vehicles.  A new compact 80kW ‘crate’ powertrain that makes it easier for specialist OEMs to electrify their low volume sports cars, light commercial and recreational vehicles has been announced. Swindon Powertrain’s […]

JBL and Garage Italia Amp Up the Sound of Custom Cars

JBL becomes the preferred audio partner of Milan-based Garage Italia with legendary sound for custom-designed cars  HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, and Milan-based Garage Italia, specialised in customising vehicles, today announced a new partnership, that will bring legendary JBL sound […]

First self-contained engineering-class driving simulator unveiled, capable of validating the latest automotive megatrends

  Ansible Motion’s Theta C compact driving simulator is a powerful, self-contained cube that opens opportunities for rapid deployment of engineering class driving simulators in any location An effective driver-in-the-loop simulator to validate and showcase increasingly complex vehicle systems, including ADAS, active safety systems and autonomy A key tool for connecting real people with virtual […]

Falken factory-fit for Audi Q3

Further OE announcements for Falken Tyre Europe with contract to supply Audi’s compact SUV  Audi’s compact SUV, the Q3, is the latest vehicle to be factory-fitted with Falken’s high performance tyres. Nimble in the city, agile on country roads and balanced on the motorway, the versatile family SUV will be fitted with the 215/65R17 99V […]

Falken sponsors AUDI NINES mountain bike event

  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 […]

Falken is OEM for new Toyota Corolla

  Tyres from two Falken series have been chosen as original equipment for the new Toyota Corolla models, available since March 2019. The new vehicles will be fitted with the ZIEX ZE914B ECORUN tyre in sizes 225/40R18 92 W XL and 225/45R17 91W, and the SINCERA SN832B tyre in size 205/55R16 91V. The world’s best-selling […]