Toyo Proxes RR Selected as Spec Tire for Mazda Spec MX-5 Challenge Racing Series
Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp.’s Proxes RR DOT competition tire has been selected as the specified tire for the newly-announced Mazda Spec MX-5 Challenge Racing Series.
Falken Tire’s ZE001 A/S Chosen as OE on Mazda6
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. has started supplying Falken Tire’s Ziex ZE001 A/S high-performance tires to Mazda for its use on the Mazda6.
Father of Mazda’s Rotary Engine Dies
Kenichi Yamamoto, lead engineer of Mazda’s iconic rotary engine and past president of the automaker, has passed away at the age of 95.
Falken’s Ziex CT50 OE on 2016 Mazda CX-9
Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc.’s Falken Tires brand will supply its Falken Ziex CT50 all-season performance crossover and SUV tire as original equipment for the 2016 Mazda CX-9. “The Falken Ziex CT50 is our first fitment with Mazda for use on one of their global vehicle models,” said Rick Brennan, vice president of marketing for Falken
Cooper Joins NOYS Teen Safe Driving Summit
During this year’s National Teen Driver Safety Week, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is participating in the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) Teen Safe Driving Summit, which runs Oct. 17-20 at the Hilton Old Town in Alexandria, Va. Tristan Nunez, a 19-year-old Mazda Factory race car driver and distracted driving prevention advocate, is representing
Yokohama Avid S34 on New Mazda CX-3
Yokohama Rubber Co.’s Avid S34 tires will come factory-equipped on the new Mazda CX-3 compact crossover SUV sold in the North American market. The Avid S34 uses technology from the company’s BluEarth global tire brand that produces environmentally and socially friendly all-season passenger tires, the tiremaker said. The tire also provides higher fuel efficiency. The
Mazda Recalls Cars Due to Faulty TPMS
Mazda Motor Corp. is recalling nearly 100,000 Mazda 6 cars due to a faulty tire pressure monitoring system. According to Mazda, the automobile maker is recalling 2014-15 Mazda 6 models because the TPMS may not warn the driver of a drop in pressure if four of the tires on a recalled vehicle gradually drop at