Yokohama unveils two new, long-lasting SmartWay-verified tires

Yokohama has unveiled two new long-lasting SmartWay-verified, fuel efficient and low rolling resistance tires – the 712L and 114R UWB. The two new tires will be on display in the Yokohama booth (#3109) at the TMC Show in Atlanta, Georgia from March 18 to 21.

Yokohama will display 14 tires at the show, including light-truck and off-the-road.

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Editor’s picks: 10 Tire Technology Conference presentations you can’t miss

Tire Technology International’s editor Matt Ross selects 10 speakers you can’t afford to miss at the upcoming Tire Technology Conference, which takes place at Tire Technology Expo Hannover, Germany, on March 5, 6, 7, 2019. Click here to view the full program and book your conference pass here.

Prof. Burkhard Wies, Continental – Physics of tire performance over lifetime: how to ensure best balance between safety and economy

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Global Tires Market Analysis, Estimates Trends, and Forecasts, 2016-2024: Growing Role of Nanotechnology Offers Benefits That Cover the Entire Life-Cycle of Tires

DUBLIN, Jan 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The “Tires – Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin…

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Cooper, Federal, Nexen, Yokohama earn Good Design honors

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CHICAGO — The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design has presented Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Federal Tyre Jiangxi Co. Ltd., Nexen Tire Corp. and Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. with “Good Design” awards, which recognize “cutting-edge” industrial, product and graphic designs.

The Chicago Museum presents its Good Design awards annually in cooperation with the European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies for their design excellence.

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Yokohama Rubber to exhibit ‘hobby tyres’, wheels at Tokyo Auto Salon 2019

Yokohama Rubber will participate in the Tokyo Auto Salon 2019 between 11 and 13 January at Makuhari Messe. The company will showcase its tyre and aluminium wheel products. Yokohama adds that it will have a special focus on its “hobby tyres” – those for motorsport or classic car applications. The booth will also introduce its motorsport activities, which it states make important contributions to its technology development for consumer tyres.

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Goodyear exec: Tire project meets goals

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NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario — The Tire Industry Project (TIP) — a collaborative effort involving 11 tire industry CEOs to identify and address the potential human health and environmental impacts of tires throughout their life cycle — is well on its way to meeting its objectives.

This was the message of Kimm Jarden, a principal sustainability specialist at Goodyear, in her presentation at the 2018 Rubber Recycling Symposium in Niagara Falls Nov. 7-8.

Goodyear, Bridgestone Corp. and Group Michelin are co-chairs of the TIP, which was founded in 2005 under the aegis of Geneva, Switzerland-based World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Ms. Jarden said.

 

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Yokohama advances sustainable natural rubber procurement policy

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TOKYO — Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (YRC) has “formulated” a procurement policy to ensure natural rubber (NR) sustainability within its supply chain.

Yokohama noted that rising global demand for NR, particularly for tires, had increased concerns about unlawful deforestation, land exploitation, human rights violations, and reduced biodiversity in growing regions.

Yokohama is participating in the Sustainable Natural Rubber Initiative (SNR-i) of the International Rubber Study Group as part of its efforts to counter these impacts.

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Online Tire Market Business Growth Statistics and Key Players Insights: Michelin, Bridgestone, BF Goodrich, Goodyear, Hankook

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Online tire sale platform
The online retailing helps in reaching out too many consumers without launching stores and this results in cost benefits which are ultimately passed on to the customers. Moreover, increasing spending on e-commerce platform by OEM’s due to high internet penetration rate will drive the online tire market during the forecast period as well.

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Yokohama posts “highest-ever” sales and operating profit

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Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd has posted a 32.3% year-on-year rise in operating earnings to $242.6 million on first-half sales 1.8% higher at $2.85 billion, the company announced 10 Aug.

YRC cited raw materials, exchange rate differences and the price/mix factor as reasons for the earnings improvement. Combined, these offset negatives such as lower tire unit sales volume and higher fixed costs.

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Michelin Dominates the Conversation Among Automotive Influencers

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In 2017 the brand that had the overwhelming share the tire conversation was Michelin with a convincing 20.15 percent of the discussion. In second was Nitto Tires with roughly half that at 11.97 percent of the conversation. The third most discussed brand at 10.76 was BFGoodrich, edging out Goodyear at 9.2 percent. Rounding out the top five is Pirelli at 8.06 percent of the conversation.

 

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