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About tire

April 13, 2021

 

TIRE

A wide array of high-quality tires developed, manufactured, and sold by YOKOHAMA are earning usersb trust in various aspects of society. These range from passenger car tires that add a splash of color to life to truck and bus tires that support peoplebs daily lives and logistics to oí-the-road tires at resource development and construction sites, plus tires used in industrial vehicles as well as in agricultural and forestry machinery.

 

 Passenger Car Tire

In line with various drivers’ preferences, YOKOHAMA boasts a tire lineup that meets a diversity of driving scenarios, including tires for sports cars, luxury sedans, sport utility vehicles and dress-up vehicles as well as studless tires. Passenger car tires, which respond to all kinds of driving needs such as riding comfort, handling performance, environmental features and a quiet ride, are the embodiment of YOKOHAMA’s technologies.

 

 Light Truck Tire

Light truck tires must be able to stand up to a variety of conditions and adapt to a range of deliYery and transport needs in urban enYironments. Combining superior grip on wet surfaces with high durability and wear resistance, these tires oíer economical efficiency while remaining environmentally friendly, thereby supporting the logistics of peoples' daily liYes.

 

 Truck & Bus Tire

Truck and bus tires are required to adapt to a wide array of seasonal, surface and other conditions in addition to basic performance sucK as being economically efficient with high durability and safety. YOKOHAMA supplies a wide variety of truck and bus tires wordwide to meet such requirements. To this end, YOKOHAM is promoting various theories and technological and material development in pursuing a new ara of logistics, begining with the Maintenances Saving Concept for minimizing uneven wear as well as the "STEM 2" theory, which incorporates into design the behavior and change in tire shape according to load, and the development of the compound that is resilient to chipping and wet rolling.

 

 Off-Highway Tire

YOKOHAMA has dedicated construction vehicle and industrial vehicle tire plants that produce tires with durability and heat tolerance for global markets. These kinds of tires offer substantial support for machinery used at various mining and construction sites, including ultra-larfe dump trucks, earth and san scrapers, wheel loaders for carrying earth and gravel at mining and construction sites and graders for road construction and snow removal. Further, in July 2016, the YOKOHAMA Tire Group bought out Alliance Tire Group B.V.(ATG), an off-highway tire specialist, with the effect new agricultural and forestry machinery-use tires to our product lineup. ATG has three brands: ALLIANCE, GALLXY, and PRIMEX, which enables us to reach more places around the world, primarily the U.S and Europe. In March of 2017, yet another company was added to the group: Aichi Tire Industries Co., Ltd. (Aichi Tire), a company engaged in the manufacture and sales of industrial vehicle tires. Aichi Tire has earned the trust of consumers as a pioneer in the production of pneumatic cushion tires sold primarily in Japa. YOKOHAMA's medium-term business pland includes strategies to expand the off- hightway tire sector as an engine of growth, maximizing the strenghts of YOKOHAMA, ATG and Aichi Tire to forge our optimal business portfolio.

 

MULTIPLE BUSINESS

The MB (Multiple Business) *roup, YOKOHAMAbs diversired business unit, has played signircant roles globally over an extended period of time and contributed to the development of various industries such as automobile, oil and gas, mining, construction, aerospace, etc. The MB *roup oíers a broad range of products including industrial and automotive hoses, couplings, conveyor beltings, marine products, sealing materials, adhesives and aircraft components and more. :e continue to strive to provide the best solutions to our customers with innovative technologies and best-in-class quality.

 

SPORTS

PRGR is YOKOHAMA's golf products brand. Since its launch in 1983, YOKOHAMA has evolved its golf line over the years under the original concept of golf being “the physical phenomenon of a collision between the club and the ball."

 

MOTOR SPORTS

YOKOHAMA participates in a wide range of motorsports events including races and rallies. While achieving a superb legacy in various categories, YOKOHAMA also provides Competition tires to teams in Japan and overseas with excellent results.

Motorsports activities play a vital role in contributing to tire development. The cutting-edge macromolecular and design technologies for tires installed on racing vegicles are being employed in the development of tires sold in the broader market and greatly contribude to improvements to produce high-performace tires. The motosports arena, marked by fierce competition between the latest technologies, serves as a crucail testing medium for creating tires of the future.

 

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