Yokohama has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate with the Rubber Authority of Thailand (RAOT) to provide economic support for Thai natural rubber farmers and to improve traceability to ensure transparency and soundness of the supply chain.
Although this year’s Geneva motor show was cancelled due to coronavirus, Yokohama still presented a virtual press conference where it launched five new tyres.
Yokohama has announced that two of its tyres received design awards in Chicago last December.
It was an encouraging start to the season for the Yokohama-backed Harper Adams Motorsport team at last weekend’s Cambrian Rally, the opening round of the 2020 BRC and BTRDA Rally Series.
Yokohama has developed a concept tyre in its fuel-efficient BluEarth brand for Maruti Suzuki India Limited’s new concept electric vehicle, the Concept Futuro-e.
Yokohama is now stocking a range of hobby tyres which are specially designed for the unique demands of classic cars and their owners.
Yokohama has been named on the 2019 Climate Change ‘A’ List, which was recently announced by CDP, a global environmental impact non-profit organisation that aims to promote the realisation of a sustainable economy.
Yokohama’s Avid S34RV has been selected as original equipment on the 2020 Chrysler Voyager for the US and Mexican markets.
Yokohama’s recently launched range of hobby tyres for classic cars took centre stage on the company’s stand at this year’s Autosport International show in Birmingham.
Returning to Autosport International for the 30th time, Yokohama will be showcasing its range of high-performance tyres that are ideally suited to the road and track vehicles of today, tomorrow and yesteryear.
Yokohama will be showcasing a number of new and exciting partnerships for the 2020 motorsport season at this year’s Autosport International show at the NEC Birmingham from January 9-12.