Technologies Employed and Product Characteristics
|Use of new tread pattern||
|Use of new sidewall rubber|
|The tire employs a new type of rubber on the sidewall to reduce energy loss caused by the rolling motion. Reduction of rolling resistance contributes to better fuel efficiency. Please note that the new rubber is not used on certain tire sizes.|
|Use of ECOPIA compound||The microstructure of the end-functionalized polymer which is controlled by NanoPro-Tech, fuses with the carbon molecules. This helps to suppress energy loss when a tire is rotating, which leads to reduction of rolling resistance.|
|Conventional polymer||End-functionalized polymer of the EP100|
attaches to the
The carbon molecules clump together, causing friction and generating heat, leeds to energy loss.
The carbon molecules remain dispersed, minimizing energy loss caused by friction between carbon molecules.
Friction between carbon molecules generates heat and leeds to carbon loss.
The polymer and carbon molecules fuse together and remain dispersed, minimizing energy loss from heat.
|This mark expresses the environmental management activities promoted by Bridgestone. The "e" represents the first letter of the word "Ecology", the cornerstone of these activities. The mark also symbolizes the seeds borne from our eco foundations in the form of a clear sky and growing trees.|
|175/65 R14||82 H||Ecopia EP100||Ask|
|185/65 R15||88 H||Ecopia EP100||Ask|
|195/65 R15||91 H||Ecopia EP100||TH||Ask|
|205/65 R15||94 H||Ecopia EP100||Ask|
|195/55 R16||87 V||Ecopia EP100||Ask|
|205/65 R16||95 H||Ecopia EP100||Ask|
|215/60 R16||95 H||Ecopia EP100||Ask|
|215/60 R16||95 H||Ecopia EP100 A||Ask|
|215/60 R17||96 H||Ecopia EP100||JP||Ask|