Frequent Asked QuestionsWho owns Falken tyres?
Who and where do Falken tyres get manufactured?
Falken are owned by Sumitomo Rubber Industries, who are the fifth largest tyre manufacturing company in the world. Falken have been a staple for Summitomo for decades, going back to 1983, when the Falken tyre brand was launched by the company. Since then, Falken have been a recognised brand within the tyre industry.
Is it Falken tyres or Falken tires?
Falken tyres are mainly manufactured in Japan. There are three recognised manufacturing facilities for the company throughout Japan, these are located in Fukushima, Miyakonojo, and Osaka. Falken also have international production facilities, that span out to South Africa, the United States, Turkey, and Brazil.
How many miles do Falken tyres last?
Spelling of the word tyres/tires depends on what type of English language a nation uses. 'Falken tyres' would be used in the United Kingdom, as the country uses British English spelling. Whereas in the United States, the spelling would be 'tires', as the country universally uses American English.
Understanding Falken tyre codes
The longevity of Falken tyres can differ based on a few elements such as the particular tyre model, the driving environment, the type of vehicle, and how well the tyre is taken care of.
On average though, Falken tyres should be good for approximately 40,000 to 60,000 miles before requiring a replacement.
Are Falken tyres made by Dunlop?
The markings on a tyre provide useful information for selection, including width, aspect ratio, load and speed ratings, construction type, and wheel diameter. Additionally, the brand name, range, and details on tyre pressure, wear indicators, and suitability for winter conditions are included. 'Tubeless' indicates that an inner tube is not required, while 'tube type' signifies its need. The presence of OE markings means the tyre was specifically made for a particular car model.
No. Falken tyres are a standalone brand, owned by by the Japanese company Sumitomo Rubber Industries.
The idea that Dunlop makes Falken tyres lies in the fact that Sumitomo also owns the Dunlop Tyres brand in certain regions of Asia, Africa and Latin American. And the previous, but now ended, venture between Sumitomo and Goodyear to manufacture tyres in each other's markets.