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Yokohama Rubber Donates 40 Tires to Mie Prefecture for Use on Vaccine Transport Vehicles

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd.’s (TYO:5101) Mie Plant has donated 40 tires for vaccine transport vehicles to Mie Prefecture, providing these on June 1. This comes as part of the plant’s efforts to help out the local community and support medical countermeasures against COVID-19. The donated tires have been fitted to official vehicles used for transporting COVID-19 vaccines to hospitals, health...

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Yokohama Rubber Makes Donation in Support of Childhood Education

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) has made a donation to Chance for Children, a Japanese NPO that works to support the education of children from financially underserved backgrounds. With the tire company matching the donation coming from its Yokohama Magokoro Fund – an initiative funded by company employees – the total donation here comes to 500,000 yen ($4,570). Chance for...

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Yokohama Rubber to Acquire Polish Tire Distributor

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd.’s (TYO:5101) European headquarters, Yokohama Europe GmbH, has concluded a contract to acquire all shares of ITR CEE Spolka z.o.o., a wholesale distributor engaged in the import and sale of Yokohama tires in central and eastern Europe. Once the transfer of shares is complete, the Polish company’s name will be changed to Yokohama CEE Społka z.o.o. Yokohama...

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Yokohama Rubber Lines up Hamatite Business Transfer to Sika Group

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) recently announced that it will transfer the company’s Hamatite business to Sika AG, a Swiss-based specialty chemicals company. The transfer is scheduled to take place on Nov. 1, with the cost of the acquisition still under discussion. Included in the transfer are the Hamatite businesses operated by Yokohama Rubber, with these being Yokohama Industrial Products...

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Riken, Yokohama Rubber and Zeon Develop Technology for Bio-Production of Butadiene

The Bio-monomer Production Laboratory has developed a new, world-first technology able to efficiently create butadiene from biomass. Consisting of members from Riken, Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) and Zeon Corp. (TYO:4205), the research team has then succeeded at using butadiene created with this technology to produce butadiene rubber. At present, butadiene is produced industrially from fossil resources such as petroleum....

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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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