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Yokohama Rubber Supplies Fuel-Efficient Tires for New Mitsubishi Minivan

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) has started supplying its Geolandar SUV and Geolandar G033 tires as OE for the new Delica D5 minivan from Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (TYO:7211), which launched in Japan on Feb. 15. The new Delica D5 is available as either a standard model or the Delica D5 Urban Gear model, which incorporates new modern elements. The standard...

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Yokohama Rubber Subsidiary Expands Japanese Lineup of Agricultural Machinery Tires

The Alliance Tire Group (ATG), a subsidiary of Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101), is looking to expand its lineup in the Japanese market for the agricultural machinery tires that it manufactures and sells under the Alliance brand. The group has begun offering a number of new tire sizes to this end. Coming as new products here are seven sizes of...

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Major Tire Companies Plan Production Increases for 2019 While Projecting Rising Sales, Falling Profits

Japan’s four major tire manufacturers have now posted their earnings forecasts for calendar 2019, with the general trend of expectations here pointing to increased sales and decreased profits. And amid this, all four of the companies are planning increases to their production capacity. While a number of factors make 2019 a difficult year to predict – including the U.S.–China trade...

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Yokohama Rubber Sees Sales Increase But Profit Decline for 2018

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) recently posted its business results for calendar 2018, showing a slight increase to overall sales but a drop in most profit metrics. Across the company’s various divisions, sales rose 0.6 percent year-on-year to reach 650.24 billion yen ($5.89 billion). Business profit was then up 1.7 percent to 59.26 billion yen, but operating profit was down...

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Yokohama Rubber Plans Launch of New SUV Tire Able to Cope With Sudden Snowfall

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) is planning an April 1 launch for the Geolandar X-CV, a new product under its Geolandar line of highway-terrain SUV tires. The tire will be made available in 17 sizes. The Geolandar X-CV will be marketed as a next-gen highway-terrain tire for high-performance crossover SUVs. Placing an emphasis on high-speed performance and driveability, such SUVs...

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Mercedes–AMG Adopts Yokohama Rubber’s Advan Sport V105 Tires for New E-Class Model

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) recently announced that its Advan Sport V105 tire has been adopted as OE in the new Mercedes–AMG E 53 4Matic+, which comes in sedan, station wagon, coupe and cabriolet versions. Yokohama Rubber began supplying the tire for the model last June. September then brought the announcement that the new car, part of the E-Class 53-series,...

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