Toyo Tires returns to Essen Motor Show
November 15, 2019
Toyo Tire Corporation (Headquarters: Itami City, Hyogo Prefecture; President: Takashi Shimizu) announces that its European sales subsidiary company, Toyo Tire Europe GmbH (President: Kenta Kuribayashi), will again take a booth at the Essen Motor Show from November 29 to December 8.
(Artists impression of the booth)
Essen Motor Show is Europe’s largest tuning and motorsport car show, where over 500 automotive companies exhibit showcasing exclusive tuned cars as well as the latest aftermarket parts to the 360,000 visitors.
This year’s Toyo Tires booth will exhibit unique vehicles such as the custom Toyota Hilux that was premiered at Tokyo Auto Salon mounted with Open Country M/T tyres. Also presented will be Ken Block’s Hoonicorn V2 Ford F150 fitted with “Proxes R888R” tyres which stunned audiences in his epic Climbkhana video. These cars provide a visible demonstration of the global scope of the Toyo Tires brand.
Toyo Tires will also display a total of ten ultra high performance, motorsport and SUV tyres will be exhibited introducing the wide-ranging product lineup available.
As well as presenting his car, on December 7th and 8th, Ken Block himself will join the booth, participating in stage shows where visitors can ask him questions followed by autograph sessions for his many fans.
Outside of Essen, Toyo Tires will inaugurate its new European R&D Center near Düsseldorf as its technology development base in Europe. From January 2022, the company will start operations at its new tyre plant in Serbia which was also recently announced. The plant begins construction in 2020 with state-of-the-art production facilities taking advantage of the efficiencies available through production technology using the Internet of Things.
The evolution of high performance tyres being developed and manufactured locally, makes Essen Motorshow an ideal platform to increase Toyo Tires brand presence in Europe.
Essen Motor Show Profile
Dates: November 30 through December 8 2019 (November 29: Preview day)
Location: Messe Essen, Germany
Toyo Tires Booth: Hall 3, Booth 3A29
|Car Model||Tires Mounted|
|TOYOTA Hilux||OPEN COUNTRY M/T|
|HOONICORN V2||PROXES R888R|
|Seat Leon Cupra R1P||PROXES TR1|
|Audi R8||PROXES R888R|
|Volkswagen Golf 7||PROXES Sport|
|PROXES Sport SUV|
|PROXES S/T III|
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