Yokohama has revealed its SensorTire Technology Vision medium- and long-term technological development vision for passenger car tyre sensors.
Yokohama has installed a new cooling unit in the indoor ice-surface testing facility at its tyre test centre of Hokkaido.
Yokohama reports that it has developed a proprietary system which utilises AI to predict the physical properties of rubber compounds. The system is already being used to design rubber compounds for Yokohama tyres.
The Alliance 585 tyre range has been officially homologated by Manitou as an option for the manufacturer’s range of MLT NewAg telehandlers.
Yokohama’s Geolandar CV G058, a grand touring tyre for crossover SUVs, was among the winners of the Chicago Athenaeum’s 2020 Good Design Awards.
Yokohama will supply its Advan racing tyres as the control tyre for the ‘Porsche Sprint Challenge North America by Yokohama’,
Teams running on Yokohama’s Advan racing tyres dominated the winners’ podium for the GT300 class race in Round 7 of the 2020 Autobacs Super GT series, held recently at Twin Ring Motegi in Japan.
Yokohama has launched the Advan dB V552, which it describes as a silent tyre for EVs and PHEVs.
Yokohama is to launch a new all-season tyre for vans, the BluEarth-Van All Season RY61, in Europe from spring 2021.
Yokohama has announced that it will consolidate its various off-highway businesses into one single entity.
A car equipped with Yokohama’s Advan racing tyres came in first in the SP8T class at the 48th Nürburgring 24-Hour Endurance Race (ADAC TOTAL 24h-Rennen) held last month.