Yokohama Off-Highway Tires named industry veteran Lawrence Harmon to focus on OEM and new segments.
Yokohama said the Shinshiro-Minami Plant’s shift to renewable-energy electricity is expected to reduce the plant’s annual CO2 emissions by about 570 tons.
Yokohama OE for the Grand Highlander were developed using Yokohama’s proprietary HAICoLab, an AI-based development framework.
Yokohama’s Alliance 885 agri-transport tires now include high-load 850/50R30.5 and 710/40R22.5 sizes.
Yokohama will donate approximately $6,767.27, or ¥1 million, through the Japanese Red Cross Society to Hawaii.
The winning position was secured by Team Upgarage’s Upgarage NSX GT3, piloted by drivers Takashi Kobayashi and Syun Koide.
Vehicles running on Geolandar M/T G003 tires captured the top three spots with second and third place finishes, in addition to the championship.
The recall was issued because the tires, size 11R22.5, may have been manufactured with an improperly manufactured belt cushion splice.
Yokohama Rubber held a seminar event to help Thai natural rubber farmers improve the quality and productivity of natural rubber.
As the new vice president of research and development, Jeremy Kahrs will take over all daily operations for Yokohama Development Center America.
Yokohama said the tire is targeted for use on three premium car categories — premium high-performance cars, premium high-performance SUVs and premium EVs.
Team Mitsubishi Ralliart will be seeking its second straight overall AXCR championship on Yokohama Geolandar M/T G003 tires.