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….
SANTA ANA, Calif. — Yokohama Tire Corp. has extended its sponsorship of Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Angels through the 2020 season.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Yokohama announced today that is supplying its global flagship “Advan Sport V105” tires to BMW Group for use as original equipment on the automaker’s new X3 model. The new BMW X3, which debuted in November 2017 in North America and will be released gradually in markets around the world, will come equipped with tires in one of two sizes—225/60R18 104W or 245/50R19 105W, the latter of which features Yokohama Rubber’s run-flat technology.
HARYANA, India — Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. is planning to double annual capacity for passenger tires at its Yokohama India Pvt. Ltd. subsidiary over the coming 18 to 20 months with a $60 million investment.
HOKKAIDO, Japan — Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (YRC) has added an indoor ice-traction testing facility at its Hokkaido Tire Test Centre.
The site is intended to improve ice-traction testing, YRC said, since surfaces inside the facility are not influenced by external factors such as weather and temperature.
The Hokkaido test center, in Asahikawa City on Japan’s Hokkaido island, was opened in late 2015 to meet the increasing demand for tire evaluations.