June 24, 2015

Press Conference 22 june 2015
Press Conference 22 june 2015

The Furukawa Battery Co., Ltd (Headquarters: Yokohama, Japan, President: Katsutoshi Tokuyama, hereafter FB) continuously support Asia Cross Country Rally, the largest rally in Southeast Asia.


FB support the rally carried out in harsh environments in various aspects including supply of our high quality batteries.

Event Outline

Name of Event The 20th anniversary FEDERAL-VESSEL Asia Cross Country Rally 2015
Sanction International Automobile Federation (FIA),
International Motorcycling Federation (FIM),
Royal Automobile Association of Thailand (RAAT), and Federation of Motorcycle Sports Thailand (FMSCT)
Organizer Ortev Thailand, and R1 Japan
Event Schedule 9th ~ 14th August, 2015
Scrutineering, Briefing, Super-SS and Ceremonial Start will be held on 8th August at Chiang Mai, Thailand
Course Start and goal at Chiang Mai, Thailand (Total distance: about 2,000 km)

Support content

  • Sponsorship of the event
    FB support the management of the rally as a sponsor
  • Organization of the motorcycle team
    FB organizes the FB motorcycle team from Iwaki, Fukushima prefecture where FB put a manufacturing base, and aims the overall victory following the last tournament
  • Provision of batteries
    FB provide our high reliability batteries to support for participating teams 

Situation of Asia Cross Country Rally, in last year