Yokohama Tires Returns to Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb


Adding to Yokohama Tire’s sports marketing spots, the tiremaker returned to the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with the inaugural running of the Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport Pikes Peak Hill Climb Trophy by Yokohama. The company also took home a victory in the Time Attack 1 class.

Travis Pastrana took the win in the Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport class on Yokohama’s Advan A052 street tires, while David Donohue captured the win in Time Attack 1 on Advan A005 racing slicks.

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Sales, Earnings Up at Yokohama in Q1 2018


The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced today its business and financial results for the first quarter (January to March) of fiscal 2018. Profit attributable to owners of parent increased 18.0% over the same period of the previous year, to 9.3 billion yen.

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Yokohama Tire picked as original equipment for new BMW M5


Yokohama Tire announced that it is now supplying its global flagship “Advan Sport V105” tires for use as original equipment of BMW’s new M5.

The new BMW M5, which debuted in March 2018 released in markets around the world, will come equipped with tires 275/40ZR19 (105Y) for front and 285/40ZR19 (107Y) for rear.

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Global Cloud PBX Market Research Report- Forecast to 2023

NEW YORK, April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Market Synopsis of Tubeless Tire Market: Globally, the market for Tubeless Tire is growing at a CAGR of 7.15% during the forecast period (2017-2023). The tubeless tire also known as inflated tires, does not require any inner tube inside the tire….

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Yokohama extends sponsorship deal with Los Angeles Angels


SANTA ANA, Calif. — Yokohama Tire Corp. has extended its sponsorship of Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Angels through the 2020 season.

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Yokohama Tire Named Title Sponsor Of The Manhattan Kickoff Classic


Yokohama Tire’s youth soccer program has expanded again. The tiremaker is now the title sponsor of the Manhattan Kickoff Classic Driven by Yokohama.

Set for March 2-4 in New York City, the ninth annual Manhattan Kickoff Classic Driven by Yokohama is presented by the Manhattan Soccer Club and National Elite Soccer Showcase. The tournament features about 500 highly ranked national and international teams, with more than 150 college coaches expected to attend.

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Yokohama plan targets off-road and premium tire sectors


Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. has unveiled a new medium-term management plan dubbed “grand design 2020”, the Japanese tire and rubber manufacturer announced 19 Feb.

The successor to “grand design 100” targets annual sales of growth of 8.3%, to ¥700 billion (€756 million), and annual operating income increase of 29.1%, to ¥70 billion by 2020.

Yokohama said it would “redefine” its core strengths under GD2020 and address “focused strategic priorities in each sector of operations.”

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Yokohama reports higher fiscal earnings, record sales


TOKYO — Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (YRC) reported higher earnings and record sales for fiscal 2017.

Operating income rose 22.7 percent to $463.4 million on 12.1-percent better sales of $5.96 billion, increasing the operating ratio three-fourths of a point to 7.8 percent.

Net income jumped 87.5 percent to $314.3 million.

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Yokohama to Supply Racing Tires for FIA World Touring Car Cup


The Yokohama Rubber Co., announced that its Advan racing tires were adopted as the control tire for WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup races, which will run through 2019.

Under the two-year contract, Yokohama will supply Advan A005 as the dry-surface tire and Advan A006 as the wet-surface tire for the races. The size of both tires supplied will be 250/660R18.

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Alliance Tire Americas Gets John Deere’s Highest Supplier Rating


Alliance Tire Americas has been recognized for having the highest supplier rating from John Deere & Company.

The tiremaker, owned by the Yokohama Rubber Co., was named the company’s partner-level supplier for 2017 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. Alliance Tire Americas is a supplier of farm, OTR and industrial tires to John Deere’s operations in several locations.

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