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Yokohama Rubber’s Advan Sport V107 Selected as OE Tire for New BMW EV

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) recently announced that it is supplying Advan Sport V107 tires as OE for the iX3, a new electric vehicle (EV) being sold by BMW AG. The Advan Sport V107 is a high-performance tire under Yokohama Rubber’s premier Advan series. In developing a version of this tire specifically for use in the iX3, Yokohama Rubber and...

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Yokohama Rubber’s Hokkaido Retread Tire Plant Wins Local Award for Zero-Emissions Effort

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) subsidiary Yokohama Tire Retread Co. Ltd. has seen its Hokkaido Plant win the grand prize in Hokkaido Prefecture’s zero emission awards, becoming the first tire manufacturer to do so. The term “zero emissions” refers here to all waste being taken from an industry and reused as raw materials elsewhere. This concept is being pushed by...

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Yokohama Rubber Adds 10 New Sizes to Classic Car Tire Lineup

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) has added another 10 sizes to its lineup of Advan HF Type D tires for classic cars, launching sales of these on March 12. As a result of this expansion, the Type D is now available in 17 sizes. First launched in 1981, the Advan HF Type D is a hit product with a long...

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Yokohama Rubber’s Geolandar Tires Supplied to Nissan for New North American SUV

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) recently announced that it is supplying the Geolandar X-CV G99A as an OE tire for the new Nissan Rogue SUV, which Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. (TYO:7201) released last October in the North American market. Fulfilling Nissan’s need for a tire that combines eco-friendliness with maneuverability, the Geolandar X-CV G99A has been met with positive feedback....

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Yokohama Rubber Looks to Offer Extra Value Through Tires With IoT Functionality

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101), Alps Alpine Co. Ltd. and Zenrin Co. Ltd. (TYO:9474) are carrying out pilot testing that uses “IoT tires” fitted with a road surface sensing system to acquire data that can then be connected up with map data. The companies have started to look into putting this to use for a new tire business. By analyzing...

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Yokohama Rubber Moves to Dissolve and Liquidate Italian Marine Hose Subsidiary

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) announced on Feb. 19 that it intends to dissolve and liquidate Yokohama Industrial Products Italy S.r.l., an Italian subsidiary focused on the production and sale of marine hoses. The Japanese parent company has already sold Yokohama Industrial Products Italy’s tangible fixed assets to a third party, with the transfer of these assets having been completed...

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