Tag: Yokohama

Good Design Awards for 2 Yokohama tyres

11th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Yokohama tyres earned two 2018 Good Design awards from The Chicago Athenaeum at the end of December. Yokohama was honoured in the transportation category for its Geolandar X-MT and AVID Ascend GT products.

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Alliance Tire Group introduces 10 year warranty on certain agricultural tyres

9th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Alliance Tire Group (ATG) has doubled its warranty on specific agricultural radial steel belted tyres, introducing a new ten-year workmanship and materials warranty as of 1 January 2019. This makes the guarantee one of the longest warranty periods offered in the sector to date. For all other ATG agricultural tyres, the warranty is now extended to seven years.

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Yokohama Advan original equipment on new BMW X5 M Performance model

Yokohama Advan original equipment on new BMW X5 M Performance model

9th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Yokohama Rubber is supplying its Advan Sport V105 to the BMW X5 M Performance version as original equipment. The X5 M Performance runs on 275/40R21 107Y size front and 315/35R21 111Y rear tyres. The model was launched in markets around the world in November 2018.

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Yokohama Rubber to exhibit ‘hobby tyres’, wheels at Tokyo Auto Salon 2019

Yokohama Rubber to exhibit ‘hobby tyres’, wheels at Tokyo Auto Salon 2019

3rd January 2019 | 0 Comments

Yokohama Rubber will participate in the Tokyo Auto Salon 2019 between 11 and 13 January at Makuhari Messe. The company will showcase its tyre and aluminium wheel products. Yokohama adds that it will have a special focus on its “hobby tyres” – those for motorsport or classic car applications. The booth will also introduce its motorsport activities, which it states make important contributions to its technology development for consumer tyres.

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Yokohama increases motorsport profile with successful 2018

Yokohama increases motorsport profile with successful 2018

10th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Yokohama has called 2018 one of the most high profile and busiest in recent years for its motorsport operation. The manufacturer’s products have been action in rallying and on the circuit, where Yokohama launched its support of the major new TCR series in the UK. The company also continued its ongoing support for a number of promising young drivers and grassroots motorsport.

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Tomato Tyres take Yokohama to Comet Car Hire

Tomato Tyres take Yokohama to Comet Car Hire

21st November 2018 | 0 Comments

Buckinghamshire-based distributor Tomato Tyres has entered into an agreement to supply specialist aviation logistics company Comet Car Hire (CCH) with the new for 2018 Yokohama BluEarth-Van RY55 tyre for its fleet of Mercedes vans, minibuses and people carriers.

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Interpneu named exclusive Yokohama truck, OTR tyre distributor for Germany

15th November 2018 | 0 Comments

With the signing of a three-year contract, Interpneu has taken on exclusive distribution of Yokohama truck/bus and OTR tyres in Germany. This arrangement takes effect in 2019 and is a further step in an established partnership between the Pneuhage Group wholesale business and Yokohama.

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Yokohama Rubber – Q3 2018 profit affected by asset impairment charge

9th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. reports a 1.2 per cent year-on-year increase in sales revenue in the nine months to 30 September 2018, however profit indicators were lower than in the first three quarters of last year. The tyre and rubber products manufacturer has also revised its full-year fiscal projection in light of operations at its US tyre plant.

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Yokohama tyres for 65th Macau Grand Prix

Yokohama tyres for 65th Macau Grand Prix

2nd November 2018 | 0 Comments

Yokohama Rubber is to supply Yokohama Advan racing tyres to the 65th Macau Grand Prix, which takes place in the administrative region between 15 and 18 November. This is the 35th occasion that Yokohama has served as tyre supplier – it supplied tyres to this event for 33 consecutive years until 2015 and, after Pirelli’s tyre supply in 2016, resumed support last year. Yokohama Advan tyres will be the control tyre for the event’s main race, the FIA F3 World Cup, and for the concurrently held FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) race. In addition, they will be the tyre of choice for cars competing in the event’s other races.

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Yokohama tyres OE on China-made BMW X3

Yokohama tyres OE on China-made BMW X3

22nd October 2018 | 0 Comments

Yokohama Advan Sport V105 tyres made at Yokohama Rubber’s factory in Suzhou, China will be supplied as original equipment for BMW X3 models manufactured in China. The Suzhou plant began shipping size 245/50R19 105W OE tyres bearing the BMW ‘star’ mark on the sidewall in May.

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Daniel Lloyd crowned inaugural TCR UK champion

Daniel Lloyd crowned inaugural TCR UK champion

15th October 2018 | 0 Comments

The inaugural TCR UK Championship, backed by tyre supplier Yokohama, has been won by WestCoast Racing’s Daniel Lloyd following a thrilling climax in challenging weather conditions at Donington Park.

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Yokohama supported TCR UK series goes down to the wire at Donington

Yokohama supported TCR UK series goes down to the wire at Donington

9th October 2018 | 0 Comments

The 2018 TCR UK season, supported by tyre supplier Yokohama, is to go down to the wire at its Donington Park finale this coming weekend. Pyro Motorsport’s Ollie Taylor reignited his championship challenge behind the wheel of his Honda Civic in Yokohama-supported TCR UK series at Croft circuit, leaving the series finely poised.

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Yokohama 4×4 tyre range ready to take on ‘every adventure’

8th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Yokohama’s extensive offering of 4x4 tyres caters for a broad range of manufacturers and applications, from SUVs to crossover SUVs and minivans, CUVs and sports cars, already boasting a host of OE fitments.

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Yokohama opens USA tyre R&D centre

Yokohama opens USA tyre R&D centre

2nd October 2018 | 0 Comments

An opening ceremony has been held for Yokohama Tire Corporation’s new tyre research and development facility in the USA. Local officials joined Yokohama executives for the ribbon-cutting festivities at the 25,000 square foot (2,323 square metre) Yokohama Development Center America (YDCA) in Cornelius, North Carolina. The facility replaces the temporary research and development office that Yokohama has utilised since 2016.

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Yokohama-shod Hyundai heads to Wales Rally GB

Yokohama-shod Hyundai heads to Wales Rally GB

27th September 2018 | 0 Comments

After a successful season that has surpassed all expectations, Scottish rally team JJ Rally will head to the forests of Wales next week to compete in Wales Rally GB National Rally on Yokohama’s A053. Competing in a Hyundai i20 R5 piloted by John Wink and co-driver John Forrest, the pair will be using their debut experience of the event last year alongside their extended testing programme in 2018, which has seen them secure an impressive third place overall in the MSA Scottish Rally Championship.

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