Tire Ski Jump

Ski jumping is a form of Nordic skiing in which athletes descend a specially constructed takeoff ramp (known as the inrun), jump from the end of it (the table) with as much power as they can generate, and “fly” as far as possible down a steeply sloped hill.

The Bridgestone Corporation (株式会社ブリヂストン Kabushiki-gaisha Burijisuton) is a multinational auto and truck parts manufacturer founded in 1931 by Shojiro Ishibashi (石橋正二郎 Ishibashi Shōjirō) in the city of Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan. The name Bridgestone comes from a calque translation and transposition of ishibashi, meaning “stone bridge” in Japanese.

Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. (住友ゴム工業株式会社 Sumitomo Gomu Kōgyo Kabushiki-gaisha) is a global tire and rubber company based in Japan. The company traces its origins to 1909, when the Sumitomo Group made an investment in Dunlop Japan, the newly formed Japanese subsidiary of the British company Dunlop Rubber.

Toyo Tire & Rubber Co., Ltd. (東洋ゴム工業株式会社 Tōyō Gomu Kōgyo Kabushiki-gaisha) is a tire company based in Japan. The company started in 1945. In 1966, the company expanded to the United States as Toyo Tire Corporation.

The Yokohama Rubber Company, Limited (横浜ゴム株式会社 Yokohama Gomu Kabushiki-gaisha) is a tire company based in Tokyo, Japan. The company founded and started in 1917 in a joint venture between Yokohama Cable Manufacturing and B.F. Goodrich.

Honda’s First Production Automobile, The 30 hp Honda T360

The T360 was a pickup truck from Honda. Introduced in June 1963, it was Honda’s first production automobile, beating the S500 Sports by four months. The T360 used a 356 cc AK250E series DOHC inline-four engine also found in the Honda S360 roadster prototype, with which it also shared the chassis. The mid-mounted unit propelled the truck to a top speed of 100 km/h (62 mph). The engine generated 30 hp (22 kW) at 8,500 rpm, reflecting Honda’s motorcycle heritage.

Aside from their core automobile and motorcycle businesses, Honda also manufactures garden equipment, marine engines, personal watercraft and power generators, amongst others.

Kei car, K-car, or kei jidōsha (軽自動車, lit. “light automobile”) (pronounced [keːdʑidoːɕa]), is a Japanese category of small vehicles, including passenger cars (kei cars or “kei class cars”), microvans, and pickup trucks (“kei trucks” or “kei class trucks”). They are designed to comply with Japanese government tax and insurance regulations, and in most rural areas are exempted from the requirement to certify that adequate parking is available for the vehicle.

Mazda Sentia, Striking

Mazda Motor Corporation (マツダ株式会社 Matsuda Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese automaker based in Fuchū, Aki District, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.

The Mazda Sentia is a large rear wheel drive luxury car sold in Japan from 1991 to 1999 over two generations. The name “sentia” is derived from the Latin word “sentir”, meaning to sense, feel or hear. The Japanese TV advertising campaign featured Sean Connery saying the car is “…striking!”.

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