Yokohama Rubber develops car A/C hose

Yokohama Rubber developed a new hose, AC6B-11, for use in automotive air-conditioning units. The  hose is compatible for use in car air-conditioners that use the next-generation refrigerant HFO-1234yf, which is rapidly being adopted for use in cars in Europe. The HFO-1234yf is an environmentally friendly refrigerant with a Global Warming Potential (GWP) that is significantly lower […]

Yokohama Tire and KaBOOM! to Build ‘Green’ Playground in San Juan Capistrano

On April 22, kids in San Juan Capistrano, California will get a new, eco-friendly playground, thanks to Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) and its cause marketing partner, KaBOOM!. YTC and KaBOOM! – a national non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring all children get the balanced and active play they need – will be joined by Orange County California community […]

Yokohama receives 2015 Environmental Warrior Award

The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., has announced that its US subsidiary Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia LLC (YTMV), which manufactures passenger car and light truck tyres in Salem, Virginia, received the Environmental Warrior Award presented by the Virginia Water Environment Association (VWEA) as part of VWEA’s 2015 Industrial Waste and Pre-treatment Environmental Excellence Awards Program. The […]