Yokohama Tire Named Exclusive Tire Provider And Title Sponsor For 2020 Porsche Race Series

Yokohama Tire, Competent Motorsport and Porsche Motorsport North America (PMNA) are partnering on two Porsche-specific race series in 2020.  Yokohama is the title partner and exclusive tire provider for the Porsche Sprint Trophy USA West and Porsche Air-Cooled Cup USA series, as well as the Porsche Sprint Trophy USA West Invitational, which consists of a select number of special events that will take place on the east coast.

The ADVAN A005 race slick is the spec tire for all the events.

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Yokohama Introduces New ADVAN Tire

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New W- and Y-rated ADVAN Sport A/S+ promises ultra-high performance.

Yokohama Tire has launched the new, all-season ADVAN Sport A/S+, available in 65 sizes, ranging from 16- to 21-inch fitments.

The company says the new tire, which has been engineered for luxury vehicles, high-end performance vehicles, sports cars and American muscle cars, offers a significant upgrade in braking and handling in wet and wintry weather over its predecessor.

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Yokohama launches two new winter tires

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SANTA ANA, Calif. — Yokohama Tire Corp. has launched two new winter tires: The iceGUARD iG53 for passenger cars and minivans and iceGUARD G075 for crossovers and SUVs.

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Yokohama Kicks Off Fall with National Rebate Offer

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Yokohama Tire has launched its latest national rebate promotion with the start of fall. From now through Oct. 31, consumers can earn up to $80 in the form of a Yokohama Visa prepaid card after purchasing a set of four select Yokohama tires.

The offer includes a variety of Yokohama’s latest products, such as the Geolandar X-AT, an all-terrain tire designed for pickup trucks, SUVs and Jeeps; the just-released Avid Ascend LX, an all-season premium touring tire for mainstream passenger cars, minivans and crossovers; two new winter tires: the iceGUARD iG53 and iceGUARD G075; and the Advan Apex V601 …

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Yokohama Launches New 712L Winter Tire

Yokohama Tires has introduced a new long-haul drive tire, the 712L.

According to Yokohama, the new tire meets the performance criteria required by the long-haul transportation sector for severe snow service. Manufactured at Yokohama’s West Point, Mississippi facility, the four available 712L sizes – 295/75R22.5, 11R22.5, 285/75R24.5 and 11R24.5, display the three-peak mountain snowflake symbol on their sidewalls.

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Yokohama ‘bidding for’ ex-Pirelli unit Prometeon

London – Yokohama Rubber Co. (YRC) is in talks over the acquisition of Prometeon Tire Group (PTG), two separate sources have informed ERJ.

The contacts confirmed Italian media reports about a YRC move for the former Pirelli industrial tires unit – though both preferred not to be identified.

In a written statement to ERJ, a source close to PTG minority shareholder Aeolus Tyres said negotiations were ongoing on the subject – without elaborating further.

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Bridgestone retains top spot in Global Tire ranking

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Japan’s Bridgestone Corp. retained the title of world’s largest tire maker for the 11th straight year, edging out France’s Group Michelin again.

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Yokohama Tire Goes ‘Off the Road’ With New National Rebate Offer

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Yokohama Tire wants enthusiasts to hit the road – or even take their next adventure off road. To help, Yokohama is running a special “off the road” national rebate promotion. From now through Aug. 31, consumers can earn up to $100 in the form of a Yokohama Visa Prepaid card after purchasing a set of four or five select Yokohama tires. The offer includes three of Yokohama’s hottest off-road treads: the GEOLANDAR X-AT, GEOLANDAR X-MT and GEOLANDAR M/T G003.

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Yokohama’s Russian tire plant wins Nissan supplier award

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Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co’s Russian subsidiary LLC Yokohama RPZ has been awarded Nissan’s best supplier award for 2019, the company announced 24 July.

Yokohama RPZ was selected as the best supplier in the chassis category in recognition of the quality of its tires and supply system, the Japanese tire & rubber company reported.

The Yokohama Russian subsidiary is located in Lipetsk special economic zone, to the south of Moscow, and has been producing tires since 2011.

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Yokohama Tire Returns To The ‘Race To Clouds’ As Sponsor And Exclusive Tire Provider For The Porsche Pikes Peak Division

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For the second consecutive year, Yokohama Tire and Porsche Motorsport North America are teaming up for another run in the “Race to the Clouds.” Yokohama is the sponsor and exclusive tire supplier for the Porsche Pikes Peak Trophy by Yokohama at the famous Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Organization, on June 30 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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