Bridgestone Aurora 001 is officially equipped with two new models of Toyota

On May 21, 2020, Bridgestone (China) Investment Co., Ltd. announced that Auror 001 has officially become the original equipment tire for the C-HR EV model launched by GAC Toyota and the IZOA E Jinqing model launched by Tianjin FAW Toyota. This is the supporting cooperation between Bridgestone and Toyota to launch two more pure electric vehicles after providing original supporting products for the Corolla electric version, further boosting the development of the new energy vehicle industry.

The new Toyota C-HR EV and IZOA E will be equipped with 215/60R17 Bridgestone Aurora 001 tires to provide car owners with a safe, comfortable and sporty driving experience. AoRanZhe 001 is specially designed for SUV models. The “rigid rubber strip” added to the sidewall can absorb vibration; the multi-rounded pattern block design (MRB) of the tread and the original “arc pattern block edge design” cooperate with the three-dimensional The M-shaped design can effectively improve the grip on wet roads; in addition, the “wet road performance enhancing polymer” is added to the tread compound to further ensure wet road safety.

In addition, the Aerial 001 tire adopts innovative nanotechnology (NanoPro-TechTM), combining two polymers in nanometers to disperse silicon molecules and reduce energy loss caused by friction between silicon molecules. On the basis of ensuring wear resistance and wet road safety, this technology can help tires save fuel and protect the environment, and increase the cruising range, which complements the environmental protection attributes of pure electric vehicles C-HR EV and IZOA E Jinqing.

Bridgestone Aurora 001 is officially equipped with two new models of Toyota

Bridgestone Aurora 001 is officially equipped with two new models of Toyota

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In order to hedge the impact of the epidemic and promote high-quality industrial development, the government recently issued the “Notice on Improving the Financial Subsidy Policy for the Promotion and Application of New Energy Vehicles”, stating that the subsidy policy originally scheduled to expire at the end of 2020 will be reasonably extended to the end of 2022. The strong alliance between Bridgestone and GAC Toyota and Tianjin FAW Toyota on these two pure electric vehicles will provide more comfortable product choices for China’s new energy vehicle market and help the market develop steadily.

Morita Taihiro, general manager of Bridgestone (China) Investment Co., Ltd., said: “The favorable policies issued by the government will bring opportunities for the development of new energy vehicles again. This cooperation with C-HR EV and IZOA E Jinqing It is of great significance to Bridgestone’s deployment in the new energy vehicle market. We will continue to uphold the corporate mission of ‘contributing to society with excellent quality’ and work with Toyota to create a safe and environmentally friendly mobile society.”

Relying on innovative technology and excellent quality, Bridgestone’s supporting cooperation with GAC Toyota and Tianjin FAW Toyota has further consolidated its share in the Japanese car market. At the same time, Bridgestone will actively respond to new opportunities and challenges in the mobility market, and promote industrial innovation and sustainable social development through its rich experience in tires and mobility solutions.