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Yokohama Rubber President Lays Out Plans for Focus on Motorsport Events

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) President Masataka Yamaishi has laid out plans to continue his company’s active focus on motorsport events this year, which marks the beginning of the company’s new medium-term management plan, “Grand Design 2020.” Yamaishi revealed his plans as part of an April 22 press conference at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, Mie Prefecture, where the first...

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Yokohama Rubber Adds New Size to Advan A053 Dirt Trial Tire

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) has introduced and begun selling a new size of its Advan A053 radial tire for rally and dirt trials. Adding a 205/65R15 94Q size to its existing lineup of 215/60R15 94Q, 195/65R15 91Q and 185/65R15 88Q variants, the tire now comes in four sizes. The lineup uses different tread patterns for left and right wheels,...

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Yokohama Rubber to Stay Sole Tire Supplier for All-Japan F3 Championship Until 2019

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) has extended its agreement to supply Advan racing tires as the sole control tire for the All-Japan Formula 3 Championship Series through 2019. The company will then be the sole tire supplier to the championship series for nine straight years, starting from 2011. The control tires will again be the Advan A005 for use on...

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Racing the Ultimate Test for Tire Technology, Says Yokohama Rubber’s Head of Consumer Tire Development

From 2016, Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) is supplying its Advan racing tires as the control tires for the Japanese Super Formula Championship, the highest echelon of formula racing in Asia. To find out about what goes into such tires and the overlap with their commercial counterparts, Japan Rubber Weekly sat down with Masaki Noro, head of the company’s consumer...

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Yokohama Rubber to Launch New ‘Fun Handling’ Advan Tire in Japan

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) plans to launch Japan domestic market sales in August of Advan Fleva V701, a new product with the global flagship Advan brand. All 24 available sizes will be sold, with plans for future expansion into further size ranges. The new tires inherit the profile of the Advan Sport V105 global flagship product, developed as a...

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Yokohama Rubber to Release New Advan Tires in Japan

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) has announced that it will release a new product under the company’s global flagship brand, Advan, in Japan. The new product line, Advan Fleva V701, will be sold in 24 sizes starting in August 2016. A high-performance sport tire developed based on the Advan Sport V105, the Advan Fleva V701 offers stable steering and a quiet...

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