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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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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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