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Yokohama Rubber Plans September Launch for the 905W, a New Truck & Bus Tire for Icy & Snowy Roads

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) is planning a September domestic launch for the 905W, a truck and bus tire made with a focus on ice and snow performance. Set to be offered through Yokohama tire distributors across Japan, the new tire will come in a total of 12 sizes, ranging from 295/80R22.5 to 225/90R17.5. As a next-gen studless winter tire...

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Yokohama Rubber’s BluEarth Series Selected as OE for New Mitsubishi EV

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) has begun shipment of BluEarth-FE AE30 tires as OE for the eK X EV, a new electric vehicle (EV) being launched in Japan this month by Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (TYO:7211). The size to be used here is 155/65R14 75S. The BluEarth-FE AE30 is a fuel-efficient standard tire under Yokohama Rubber’s BluEarth global tire brand, which...

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Yokohama Rubber Revamps Pneumatic Fender Webpage for Global Audience

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) has redesigned its webpage for presenting the company’s pneumatic fender products to the global audience (https://www.y-yokohama.com/global/product/mb/fenders/), including a fresh visual presentation and enhanced product information. In addition to a complete redesign, the renovation includes enhanced product information on its ABF-P (Air Block Fenders With Protector Panel) – pneumatic fenders for docking terminal walls – and...

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Yokohama Rubber to Stop Russian Production of Passenger Car Tires

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) announced on March 18 that it will be gradually drawing production to a halt at LLC Yokohama RPZ, a Russian subsidiary that manufactures passenger car tires. The company cited issues with raw materials procurement as being behind its decision here. Commenting further, Yokohama Rubber said that it hopes for the current situation between Russia and...

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Yokohama Rubber Receives ABINC Certification for Mie, Shinshiro Plants

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) has announced that its Mie Plant and Shinshiro Plant received “Business Location in Harmony with Nature” certification last month from the Association for Business Innovation in harmony with Nature and Community (ABINC), highlighting these locations as plants that pay heed to biodiversity. This now makes for five Yokohama Rubber plants that have received this certification,...

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Yokohama Rubber Plans Increase to Conveyor Belt Production Capacity

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) is looking to increase production capacity for conveyor belts at its Hiratsuka Factory in Kanagawa. This comes as part of a broader effort to bolster the company’s business for industrial materials. Plans are to conduct the expansion here in stages, with the first stage amounting to an investment of around 1.6 billion yen ($13.22 million)....

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