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Yokohama Tire (Canada) Inc.

  • Feature Transportation

    Nitrogen Tire Inflation: Hot Stuff or Hot air?

    July 1, 2006 12:00AM by Carroll McCormick

    Most truck tires are inflated with air, which is 78% nitrogen. Equipment that extracts nitrogen from the air pumps about 95% pure, dry nitrogen into tires, increasing the nitrogen level to about 93%,…

  • Feature Transportation

    The truth about retreads

    January 1, 2006 12:00AM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. – Retreaded tires are used by 83 per cent of Canadian fleets and 67 per cent of owner/operators, according to research recently conducted by our own Transportation Media division. Some f…

  • Feature Transportation

    Go beyond the urban legends

    January 1, 2006 12:00AM by Harry Rudolfs

    Typically, fuel economy and maximum mileage are prime considerations when purchasing rubber. But when it comes to spec’ing for city fleets another set of criteria applies to ensure you get the best re…

  • Product Transportation

    Yokohama strengthens marketing team

    June 2, 2005 10:35AM by Truck News

    COQUITLAM, B.C. — Yokohama Tire Canada has announced it has boosted its marketing team with the addition of execut…