Contributing to the development of electric vehicles through the development of tires optimized to their measure, the
The Hino Dutro Z EV is Hino’s first full-scale battery-electric truck. The vehicle offers both user-friendliness and carbon-free at advanced levels for the field of logistics as a solution to serious problems ranging from shortage of drivers to the physical burden of cargo handling and other delivery work. and to an increasingly diverse range of goods than the field of last mile logistics that delivers freight and goods to consumers. These issues are becoming increasingly serious due to factors such as the shrinking workforce and the growth of e-commerce.2
With the long-term co-creation of the two companies, Bridgestone continues to help realize the value that Hino provides through its wide range of vehicles. DURAVIS R207A tires for Hino Dutro Z EV are the first light truck tires with the innovative “ENLITEN” tire technology, which is optimal for mounting electric vehicles and maximizes the environmental and driving performance of the tires. With ENLITEN technology, DURAVIS R207A tires combine reductions in rolling resistance and weight, and high wear resistance using the latest tread compound, pattern and tire carcass. Contributing to extending the driving distance, reducing the environmental impact of the last-mile logistics field through carbon neutralization and resource saving of tire materials, and improving productivity with reduced frequency of tire recharging and replacement, the tires support the realization of both the social value and the customer value of the Hino Dutro Z EV.
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