Sumitomo Rubber South Africa, known as Sumitomo Dunlop, is a leading tyre manufacturing organisation in South Africa. Sumitomo Dunlop manufactures the Dunlop, Sumitomo and Falken tyre brands for Africa.
As a responsible driver, what can you do to protect your family and ensure that in the event of an accident, your insurance claim will be covered? The first step is to ensure that your vehicle is in a roadworthy condition and that includes your tyres, not only to have your claims paid but to prevent accidents happening. 12 Dec 2019Read more
According to a recent UNICEF report, 11.9 children live in income poverty in South Africa, which for many means new school shoes are unaffordable. These same children are expected to walk long distances to school, often over rough terrain such as gravel roads or footpaths. Those who do have shoes, often have ones that do not fit correctly, are either too small or too big, with worn-out soles or broken buckles. 5 Dec 2019Read more
Road safety is the responsibility of all road users, says President Cyril Ramaphosa. "Safer roads begin with checking our vehicles and keeping them off the road if they are not roadworthy," he said in a recent speech addressing various stakeholders and the public. The South African President mourned the loss of over 14000 lives due to accidents on our roads and acknowledged the estimated R147m per year that roadway accidents cost the country. He went on to stress that roads will not become safer unless we, as road users, change our attitudes.1 29 Nov 2019Read more
Chief executive officer of Sumitomo Rubber South Africa, better known as Sumitomo Dunlop (manufacturer of the iconic Dunlop, Sumitomo and Falken tyre brands), talks heritage, investment and safety, addressing the impact of the unregulated second-hand tyre industry on the safety of road users. 28 Oct 2019Read more