The Russian subsidiary of Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd.will serve as "an official partner and sponsor" of the International Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS) 2015. The event will be held August 25‒30 in Zhukovsky, near Moscow.
In its April issue, Consumer Reports ran a summary of its latest -- not new -- tire tests. They encompassed seven different categories that don't normally overlap.
Dirt will be flying as Yokohama Tire Corporation’s (YTC) motorsports teams tackle two tough races: the 46th annual Tecate SCORE Baja 500 desert duel, June 5-8 in Ensenada, Baja, Mexico, and the Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC) competition at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas on June 7.
Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. will participate in the Reifen 2014 International Trade Fair, to be held in Essen, Germany, from May 27 through May 30.
Yokohama Tire Corporation is expanding its 2014 motorsports program to new arenas. The tire maker announced today it has signed an agreement to be the exclusive tire supplier of the Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC) series.
Porsche AG has selected the Yokohama Sport V105 N-0 as an original equipment fitment on the new Porsche Panamera.
Toyo Tire Japan Co. Ltd. and Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. will man booths at the 2014 Tokyo Auto Salon Jan. 10-12. The event will be held at the Makuhari Messe convention center in Makuhari, Chiba, Japan.
Continuing on its quest to educate dealers throughout the country about its tire line-up, Yokohama Tire Corp. has kicked-off its 2013 Ride and Drive Training Program in Albuquerque, N.M.
The Yokohama Advan Sport V105 is coming to the replacement market. Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. says that it will release the successor to its Advan Sport V103 in February 2013.
Yokohama Advan Sport V105 MO tires, part of Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd.'s flagship line, have been selected as original equipment for the new Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake, produced by Daimler AG of Germany.
The Yokohama Advan line has been well-received by vehicle manufacturers of late.
For the second year, Yokohama Tire Corp. will participate in Sonoma Raceway’s "Accelerating Sustainable Performance Summit."
Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. says it will participate in the 2012 Moscow International Automobile Salon. The Russian show will run from Aug. 29 through Sept. 9; it is open to the public beginning Aug. 31.
Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.