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Yokohama Rubber Sets Up Employee Community Service Fund

In May 2016, Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) established the Yokohama Magokoro Fund, which allows employees to contribute to charitable organizations. Employees who wish to donate become members of the fund. Every month, 100 yen is deducted from their salary and accumulated in the fund. This money is then provided as financial assistance to NPOs and NGOs working to address...

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Yokohama Rubber Offers Saplings for Kakegawa Tree-planting Festival

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) recently provided 775 saplings for the Kakegawa Shiosai Tree-planting Festival, held on June 11 in the city of Kakegawa, Shizuoka Prefecture. Fifty-eight employees of the company also volunteered their time to help out. This is the second year in a row that Yokohama Rubber has offered saplings as a form of reforestation assistance to prevent...

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Yokohama Rubber to Release New Advan Tires in Japan

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) has announced that it will release a new product under the company’s global flagship brand, Advan, in Japan. The new product line, Advan Fleva V701, will be sold in 24 sizes starting in August 2016. A high-performance sport tire developed based on the Advan Sport V105, the Advan Fleva V701 offers stable steering and a quiet...

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Yokohama Rubber’s Highway Joints Selected for Tokyo’s Shuto Expressway

YHT-N highway joints built by Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) for use in elevated highways and bridge extensions have recently been fully installed as replacements on the No. 1 Haneda Route of the Shuto Expressway in Tokyo. The model was selected as the replacement in January of this year. Yokohama Rubber’s goal is for the YHT-N to replace highway joints...

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Yokohama Rubber US Subsidiary Wins Two Environmental Awards

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) announced that its U.S. subsidiary has won two awards for outstanding achievements in sustainable manufacturing. Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia LLC (YTMV), headquartered in Salem, Virginia, received the Environmental Excellence Gold Award from the Virginia Water Environment Association. This NPO awards companies that have made significant environmental improvements. YTMV was recognized for its waste reductions, zero...

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Yokohama Rubber to Launch New Sport Tires in Pursuit of Spirited Performance

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) will release the Advan Fleva V701, a new product under the company’s global flagship Advan series, in Japan starting in August. The new tire will be sold in 24 sizes, with more to be added in the future. Built upon Advan Sports V105, the Advan Fleva V701 is a sport tire that offers steering stability...

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