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  • Product Equipment

    Two new tires from Yokohama

    March 21, 2019 10:14AM by Truck News

    Yokohama displayed two new tires at this year’s spring meetings of the Technology & Maintenance Council. The 712L drive tire and 114R UWB wide-base single were shown for the first time. Both are SmartWay-verified low rolling resistance tires built at

  • News Technology

    Yokohama opens new R&D center

    October 2, 2018 7:48AM by Truck News

    CORNELIUS, N.C. – Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) has opened a new research and development facility in North Carolina. The 25,000 sq.-ft. facility replaces a temporary facility it has used in Concord, N.C., since 2016. “In 1969 – almost 50 years

  • Senior exec to leave Yokohama

    March 17, 2017 8:45AM by Truck News

    SANTA ANA, Calif. – Rick Phillips is leaving Yokohama Tire Corporation after two decades with the company. Phillips, who served as vice-president of sales, is leaving to pursue other opportunities, the company announced. “We sincerely wish Rick well with his

  • Yokohama hosts grand opening for its first US-based tire plant in Mississippi

    October 6, 2015 4:02PM by Sonia Straface

    WEST POINT, Miss. – Yokohama made history earlier this week when it held a grand opening for its first-ever US-built tire plant in West Point, Mississippi on October 5. Nearly 300 guests and dignitaries attended the festive event that showcased

  • Product Equipment

    Yokohama’s full line of tires available on Freightliner trucks

    April 22, 2015 10:38AM by Truck News

    SANTA ANA, Calif. — Yokohama has announced its full line of commercial truck tires are now available on Freightliner trucks. “All our truck tires, including ultra wide-base, drive, trailer and steer/all-position, are now an option in Freightliner’s databook,” said Rick

  • Yokohama launches new Web site, plans aggressive North American growth

    March 30, 2015 10:20AM by James Menzies

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Yokohama unveiled at the Mid-America Trucking Show a new Web site featuring tools fleets and owner/operators can use to more effectively select and maintain tires. The Web site, now live at, offers tire comparison calculators and