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Yokohama Rubber Donates Tires to Japan Car Sharing Association

As part of its support for victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Kumamoto Earthquake, Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) has donated a total of 84 passenger vehicle tires to the Japan Car Sharing Association, 72 to Ishinomaki and 12 to Kumamoto. The association provides vehicles to earthquake victims and associated support groups. Yokohama Rubber has endorsed the...

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Yokohama Rubber Aims for Global Expansion With New Motorsports Department

The Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) has announced that it will dissolve its specialist motorsports subsidiary Yokohama Motorsports International Co. Ltd. (YMI) on June 30 and establish an internal motorsports department on May 1. YMI was established in April 2013 to promote and supervise the company’s motorsports activities, including the development and supply of tires for motor racing competitions. Since...

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Mazda Adopts Yokohama Rubber’s Geolandar G98 Tires for New CX-5

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) recently announced that its Geolandar G98 tires have been adopted by Mazda Motor Corp. (TYO:7261) as original equipment (OE) for the company’s new Mazda CX-5. The new car, a crossover SUV, was made available in Japan on Feb. 2. Part of Yokohama Rubber’s Geolandar line of SUV tires, the Geolandar G98 utilizes the basic design...

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Yokohama Rubber Develops New Structural Adhesive for Automotive Resin Panels

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) recently announced that it has developed a new structural adhesive product for use with automotive resin panels. The company intends to market the product, which was developed with the goal of reducing vehicle weight, as part of its Hamatite brand of sealants and adhesives. Utilizing a fast-curing urethane adhesive with an NCO/OH ratio of 1.5,...

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Yokohama Rubber Opens New-Style Employee Housing Complex for Singles and Families

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) has built Ciento Musashi-Kosugi, a new employee housing complex in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture. Accepting residents from the end of March, the facility is a new type of complex that combines company-owned housing for families with male and female dormitories. Yokohama Rubber built Ciento Musashi-Kosugi by renovating the company’s male dormitory, which was constructed in 1968....

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Yokohama Rubber Versatran

Yokohama Rubber Announces New High-Pressure Hose Meeting SAE/EN Standards

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) is launching a new high-pressure hose which meets the requirements of SAE standards and European Standards (EN). Marketed as Versatran, the new hose is part of the company’s strategy to strengthen overseas sales of high-pressure hoses, especially for challenging applications that require high-quality spiral hoses delivering exceptional performance and durability. In the global high-pressure hose...

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