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Yokohama Rubber Indonesian Subsidiary Gains American Petroleum Institute Certification

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) recently announced that PT Yokohama Industrial Products Manufacturing Indonesia (YIID), a production and sales subsidiary for marine products, has been granted API Specification Q1 9th Edition (API Spec Q1) certification by the American Petroleum Institute. API Spec Q1 is an internationally recognized standard that outlines quality management system requirements for organizations in the petroleum, petrochemical...

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Tire Monitoring System From Yokohama Rubber Goes Into Demonstration Testing

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) recently launched demonstration testing for its newly developed tire solution service, beginning efforts here earlier this month in conjunction with Orix Auto Corp. The testing here is seeing Yokohama Rubber’s Tire air Pressure Remote access System (TPRS) get fitted to vehicles under Orix CarShare, a car sharing business run by Orix. TPRS is capable of...

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Yokohama Rubber to Invest in Additional Off-Highway Tire Production at New Indian Plant

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) has announced that it intends to invest in additional production capacity at its Visakhapatnam Plant, which is currently under construction in India. This comes with the aim of further increasing the production capacity of Yokohama Off-Highway Tires (YOHT), a company division of subsidiaries engaged in the production and sale of off-highway tires (OHTs) for the...

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Yokohama Rubber Develops New and Improved Studless Winter Tire for Trucks, Buses

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) has announced a domestic launch for the 904W, a new studless winter tire for trucks and buses. Set to be made available this September from Yokohama tire distributors across Japan, the new tire will be offered in a total of 14 sizes, ranging from 295/80R22.5 to 215/70R17.5. Designed for overall performance, the 904W not only...

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Yokohama Rubber Develops New Material to Help Slash Weight of Automotive Air Conditioning Hoses

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) has leaned on proprietary technologies to develop a new material that promises to help significantly reduce the weight of automotive air conditioning hoses. Taking the form of a rubber–resin polymer alloy, the new material exhibits a sea–island structure in which the sea phase is composed of resin and the island phase is composed of rubber....

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Yokohama Rubber Plans New Product Launch to Bolster Studless Tire Sales

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) is set to begin a sequential launch of its iceGuard 7, a new studless winter tire for passenger cars. Slated to hit the market on Sept. 1, the tire will come in a total of 89 sizes. Under Yokohama Transformation 2023 – a new medium-term management plan set to run over fiscal 2021–2023 – Yokohama...

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