Yokohama’s ADVAN Sport V107 receives technical certification for Mercedes-AMG’s new GLB 35 4MATIC SUV

The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced that its “ADVAN Sport V107” has received technical certification as original equipment on Mercedes-AMG’s new SUV, the GLB 35 4MATIC, which went on sale in Europe in December 2019. The GLB 35 can be outfitted with 21-inch 255/35ZR21 98Y size “ADVAN Sport V107” tires.

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Yokohama Tire to open state-of-the-art distribution facility near Dallas

Yokohama Tire to build a state-of-the-art, full-service distribution facility at Intermodal III Industrial Park. The deal secures a long-term lease agreement for the 431,630-square-foot facility in Wilmer, Texas, about 15 miles southeast of Dallas. The new facility expands Yokohama’s distribution network in the U.S. to a fourth location centrally located to meet the needs of its customers in the Southwest

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Yokohama Tire announces management changes

Jeff Barna, president of YTC, has been promoted to president and CEO of YTC. Shinichi Takimoto, a senior managing officer of The Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (YRC), and current CEO of YTC, will retain his role as chairman of YTC, as well as president & CEO of Yokohama Corporation of North America (YCNA), chairman of Yokohama Tire Canada Inc. (YTV), and chairman of Yokohama Tire Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V. (YTMX).

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