Tag: Yokohama

Yokohama wins SEMA award

5th November 2019 | 0 Comments

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced its Best New Products Award winners this morning at the 2019 SEMA Show. SEMA’s annual New Product Awards competition recognizes outstanding achievements in the development of products being introduced to the automotive specialty-equipment market at the SEMA Show. Products are judged in 16 award categories, and each category has one winner and two runners-up.

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Yokohama OE on 2020 Chrysler Voyager

Yokohama OE on 2020 Chrysler Voyager

24th October 2019 | 0 Comments

In the USA, Yokohama Avid S34RV tyres have been selected as OE on the 2020 Chrysler Voyager. The fitment covers the North American market, including Canada and Mexico, in size 235/65R17 104T. The Voyager is now available for purchase.

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Tyre sensor development – Yokohama Rubber working with Alps Alpine

24th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Yokohama Rubber has teamed up with Alps Alpine to conduct research and development into CASE (Connected, Autonomous, Shared & Services and Electric) compliant sensors for passenger car tyres. The tyre maker chose to partner with the Japanese electronics specialist as, in addition to experience in sensor development, Alps Alpine possesses system design and software development capabilities that Yokohama anticipates will deliver synergies to its new tyre business model.

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Yokohama’s AA-rated eco tyre helps lower emissions and fuel use

Yokohama’s AA-rated eco tyre helps lower emissions and fuel use

21st October 2019 | 0 Comments

Introduced earlier in the year at the Geneva International Motor Show, the BluEarth-air EF21 represents the very latest from Yokohama in environmentally-friendly tyre design. The tyre comes with a coveted ‘AA’ label rating for rolling resistance and wet grip.

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Yokohama Tire names new IT VP

Yokohama Tire names new IT VP

21st October 2019 | 0 Comments

Yokohama Tire Corporation has a new vice president of Information Technology. Pavan Desaneni succeeds Wasi Ahmed in this capacity and will report to Tom Masuguchi, executive vice president and chief financial officer of the tyre maker’s North American business.

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Yokohama Rubber offers show visitors glimpse into tyre future

Yokohama Rubber offers show visitors glimpse into tyre future

16th October 2019 | 0 Comments

A window into the future of tyres, Yokohama-style, awaits visitors to the Tokyo Motor Show. The Yokohama Rubber stand will feature a “future technologies corner”, at which Yokohama will introduce its CASE (Connected, Autonomous, Shared & Services) technologies.

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Chelsea make Tyre Safety Month video

Chelsea make Tyre Safety Month video

8th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Chelsea FC and shirt partner Yokohama, have created a web-video to help raise awareness of this year’s tyre safety month. Running throughout October when variable weather conditions can make driving particularly treacherous, tyre safety month is encouraging motorists to carry out regular tyre safety checks such as ensuring their tyres are inflated to the correct pressure and they have adequate tread depth.

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Yokohama Rubber appoints two new associate officers

7th October 2019 | 0 Comments

On 30 September Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., named two new associate officers. Tomoyuki Okuno becomes Associate Officer, Assistant to Head of Tire Production Div. Meanwhile, Anil Gupta becomes Associate Officer, COO of ATC Tires Private Limited, Vice Chairman of Yokohama India Private Limited. He was formerly COO of ATC Tires Private Limited.

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Yokohama secures first NTDA ‘tyre manufacturer of the year’ award

Yokohama secures first NTDA ‘tyre manufacturer of the year’ award

4th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Yokohama has won its first ever NTDA Tyre Manufacturer of the Year award at the Tyre Industry Awards ceremony in Birmingham. The award is presented to the company that, in the judges’ opinion, demonstrates that it is the best all-round ambassador for competitive manufacturing, service provision and a role model for its peers in the industry.

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Camfin gains right to buy up to 15% of Pirelli shares

Camfin gains right to buy up to 15% of Pirelli shares

27th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Pirelli shareholder Camfin now has the right to buy up to 15 per cent of Pirelli shares. The news came when Camfin announced on 26 September that it had underwritten “an additional financial instrument, maturing in September 2022, denominated ‘Call Spread’ with 8.9 million Pirelli shares underlying”. Call Spread’s shareholding equates to 0.89% of Pirelli’s share capital.

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Record crowds watch Yokohama-sponsored Chelsea Football Club Women

Record crowds watch Yokohama-sponsored Chelsea Football Club Women

26th September 2019 | 0 Comments

A record crowd saw Yokohama-sponsored Chelsea Football Club Women make a winning start to their new Barclays Women’s Super League season in their first domestic league appearance at Stamford Bridge. The 1-0 victory against Spurs was played in front of a crowd of 24,564, more than five times as many supporters as had watched the team’s previous record home game.

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Report: Yokohama has signed ‘no shop contract’ with Prometeon

19th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Rubber industry news sources have confirmed earlier reports that Yokohama Rubber is in acquisition talks with Prometeon.

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Chelsea considering new shirt sponsor

17th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Several sporting news sources are reporting that Chelsea is considering a new shirt sponsor to potentially replace Yokohama.

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Yokohama to buy ex-Pirelli commercial/industrial tyre business Prometeon

Yokohama to buy ex-Pirelli commercial/industrial tyre business Prometeon

17th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Japanese tyre and rubber manufacturer Yokohama is planning to invest into and even buy Prometeon, the new name for the former Pirelli commercial and industrial tyre manufacturing operation, according to a range of sources. Tyres & Accessories first heard this news in July and then the Italian financial press subsequently suggested that Prometeon’s shareholders were considering restructuring Prometeon’s ownership. Yokohama is understood to be leading the suitors. The official Yokohama/Prometeon investment announcement is expected during the course of the next week or so.

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Yokohama proudly displayed on new Chelsea FC third kit

Yokohama proudly displayed on new Chelsea FC third kit

6th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Chelsea FC has revealed its new third kit for the 2019/20 season, with shirt sponsor Yokohama Tyres’ logo in place across the front. The reigning UEFA Europa League champions have styled the shirt with several nods to the 1990s, another good era for the Stamford Bridge club.

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