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    1. Yokohama Shares Development Vision for Passenger Car Tire Sensors

      Tokyo—The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced today the SensorTire Technology Vision medium- and long-term technological development vision for passenger car tire sensors.

      The aim of the SensorTire Technology Vision is to support mobility for people from the ground up and contribute to lasting safety and peace of mind while addressing new changes in mobility demand by providing data obtained from SensorTires (Internet of Things [IoT] tires) fitted with sensing functionality to drivers and to diverse external enterprise operators.

      Yokohama Rubber will categorize the services to be provided in reference to specific sensing functions and real-time performance. The company will build in stages sensing functions and data analysis and prediction technology suited to each service, and it will broaden the range of applicability of the sensing functions. An air-pressure alert service for individual vehicle owners and for vehicle operation management companies will be the initial trial, and a tread wear ...

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    2. Yokohama Rubber Reports Gains in Sales and Earnings in First Three Quarters of 2017

      Company achieves increase of 39.7% in operating income while posting highest-ever net sales for first three quarters

      Tokyo - The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced today its business and financial results for the first three quarters of 2017 (January to September). Profit attributable to owners of parent increased 96.4% over the same period of the previous year, to 16.7 billion yen, on a 39.7% increase in operating income, to 26.4 billion yen, and a 13.8% increase in net sales, to 466.8 billion yen. The figure for net sales was Yokohama’s highest ever for the first three quarters. 

      The strong fiscal performance reflected robust results in Yokohama’s Tires segment. Operating income in that segment rose 14.8%, to 19.0 billion yen, on a 7.3% increase in sales, to 333.1 billion yen. Yokohama achieved the gain in operating profitability despite the ...

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    3. Yokohama Rubber Announces Changes in Senior Management

      Tokyo – The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced today the following promotions of senior management at the meeting of members of the board held on June 28, 2016. The promotions will be effective as of July 1, 2016.

      Promoted Member of the Board (current position)
      Masataka Yamaishi
      Member of the Board and Managing Officer, Head of Corporate Planning Div., Head of Tire Business Planning Div., in charge of IT & Management System Planning Div., President of Yokohama Motorsports International Co. Ltd. (Member of the Board and Officer, Head of Corporate Planning Div., Head of Tire Business Planning Div., in charge of IT & Management System Planning Div., President of Yokohama Motorsports International Co. Ltd.)

      Promoted Officer (current position)
      Shigetoshi Kondo
      Managing Officer, Chairman and President of Yokohama Rubber (China) Co., Ltd., Chairman of Yokohama Tire Sales (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (Officer, Chairman and President of Yokohama Rubber (China) Co., Ltd., Chairman of Yokohama Tire ...

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