Yokohama Tire Corp.

Fullerton, CA 92831


About Yokohama Tire Corp.


601 S. Acacia Ave
Fullerton, CA 92831

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Yokohama Tire Corporation is the North American manufacturing and marketing arm of Tokyo, Japan-based The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., a global manufacturing and sales company of premium tires since 1917. Servicing a network of more than 4,500 points of sale in the U.S., Yokohama Tire Corporation is a leader in technology and innovation. The company’s complete product line includes the dB Super E-spec – the world’s first tire to use orange oil to reduce petroleum – as well as tires for high-performance, light truck, passenger car, commercial truck and bus, and off-the-road mining and construction applications. For more information on Yokohama’s extensive product line, visit

Products & Press Releases

Yokohama Tire 115 R

115R All-Position Tire

July 8, 2020
The Yokohama Tire 115R All-Position Tire is N-speed rated and engineered to provide Class 4 and 5 vehicles with superior year-round traction and dependability. The 115R features...
Yokohama Tire 115 R

Yokohama Tire’s 115R is designed for all-season performance

July 7, 2020
The 115R all-position tire features an N speed rating and is built for Class 4 and 5 vehicles.
Yokohama Tire 714 R

714R Regional Pickup/Delivery Tire

July 2, 2020
The Yokohama Tire 714R Regional Pickup/Delivery Tire is engineered to deliver all-weather traction. The 714R features open shoulder grooves for traction in wet and snow conditions...
Yokohama 504 C Tire

Yokohama Tire launches all-position 504C Radial Tire

June 2, 2020
The 504C is engineered with a sturdy undertread to handle the punishment of on- and off-highway applications.
Yokohama 504 C Tire

504C All-Position Radial Tire

June 1, 2020
The Yokohama Tire 504C All-Position Radial Tire is engineered with a sturdy undertread to handle on- and off-highway applications. The 504C replaced Yokohama’s MY507 and is available...
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Yokohama’s Virginia tire plant set to reopen

May 29, 2020
Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia was closed as a precautionary measure to stop the spread of COVID-19.
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Yokohama reopening commercial truck tire plant

April 24, 2020
The plant in West Point, Mississippi, is scheduled to go back online April 27.
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Yokohama Tire partners with St. Christopher Trucker Relief Fund

April 13, 2020
The fund supports truck drivers and their families who have experienced an illness or injury that takes them off the road.
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Yokohama suspends production at Mississippi plant

March 30, 2020
The controlled shutdown at Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi was in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and is expected to last for a period of two weeks.

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100 millionth tire rolls off the line at Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia

March 24, 2023
In 1990, the first Yokohama tire was made in the US. Now, more than 100 million have rolled off the line!
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Yokohama Tire executives reflect on 2021 and look ahead to 2022

Jan. 17, 2022
President/CEO Jeff Barna and EVP of Sales Stan Chandgie discuss trends in the tire industry


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Yokohama Tire introduces first environmentally-friendly BluEarth commercial tire

Oct. 5, 2016
The BluEarth 709L ultra wide base (UWB) drive tire is SmartWay-verified and designed for maximum fuel efficiency.
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Boss Truck Shops adds complete line of Yokohama commercial tires to inventory

June 3, 2016
The addition of Boss Truck Shops brings Yokohama tires to over 500 travel stop network locations across the country.
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Yokohama Tire Corporation announces three additional sizes for the TY527 Premium Drive Tire

Oct. 13, 2015
Yokohama Tire Corporation’s TY527 premium drive tire is now available to fleets in three new 16-ply size offerings: 295/75R22.5, 11R22.5 and 11R24.5. The TY527 is also available...
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Q&A: Commercial tire market overview with Yokohama Tire Corporation’s Rick Phillips

March 18, 2015
Rick Phillips, vice president of sales, Yokohama Tire Corporation, explains current commercial tire market developments and how they will affect the industry.
Takayuki Hamaya, chief operating officer for Yokohama Tire Corp.

2013 review and 2014 outlook with Yokohama's chief operating officer

Jan. 13, 2014
Takayuki Hamaya, chief operating officer for Yokohama Tire Corp., shares his insights on the last year, and looks ahead to 2014.
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Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi holds groundbreaking ceremony at new plant site

Sept. 27, 2013
The manufacturing subsidiary of Yokohama Tire Corp. officially broke ground on its new commercial truck tire manufacturing plant in West Point, Miss. which is slated to begin ...
Yokohama Commercial Tire Navigator is now available for download on iTunes.
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Yokohama Tire Corporation releases new version of iPad App for the truck tire industry

July 11, 2013
Yokohama Commercial Tire Navigator available for download on iTunes.
Q&A with Gary Nash, president of Yokohama Tire Mexico.
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Yokohama opens new subsidiary in Mexico

May 31, 2013
Yokohama Tire Mexico to give the company long-term strategic advantages, says subsidiary's president.
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Yokohama to build truck tire plant in the U.S.

April 26, 2013
The Japanese tire maker plans to build the new plant with an annual production capacity of 1 million tires.
Rick Phillips was named a senior director.
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Yokohama announces promotions in sales organizations

April 5, 2013
Fred Koplin, Rick Phillips named senior directors, effective April 1.
Gary Nash named president of Yokohama Tire Mexico.
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Yokohama announces establishment of new subsidiary

April 2, 2013
Gary Nash named president of Yokohama Tire Mexico.
Yokohama TY517 tire earns EPA SmartWay verification
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Yokohama TY517 tire earns EPA SmartWay verification

Jan. 24, 2013
SmartWay Transport, a collaboration between the EPA and the freight sector, is designed to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas and air pollutant emissions.
In this industry interview, Phillips, a 35-year tire industry veteran, discusses what the challenges were within the commercial tire industry in 2012 and how they will affect 2013.
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Commercial Tire Year-in-Review with Yokohama Tire Corporation's Rick Phillips

Dec. 27, 2012
In this industry interview, Phillips, a 35-year tire industry veteran, discusses what the challenges were within the commercial tire industry in 2012 and how they will affect ...
Video is part of consumer awareness effort explaining the various benefits OE and aftermarket tires.
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Yokohama's "Tire Tips" video discusses OE versus aftermarket tire

Dec. 6, 2012
Video is part of consumer awareness effort explaining the various benefits OE and aftermarket tires.
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Changing trends in OTR tire market

Oct. 4, 2012
Gary Nash of Yokohama tire corporation is interviewed about the global supply issue and other challenges within the industry
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Yokohama updates online fuel savings calculator

Sept. 18, 2012
It now has an expanded database of Yokohama's fuel-efficient tires and competitors' tires for side-by-side comparison, along with a print functionality
Industry News

Yokohama Tire Corporation to raise prices on all Off-The-Road (OTR) tires on July 1

June 20, 2012
There will be in-line adjustments as well, announced at a later date.
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Hundreds of dealers recognized by Yokohama Tire Corporation as SmartSolution Certified Dealers

June 13, 2012
By end of year, number is expected to be more than a thousand individual locations across the country.
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Phase III of Yokohama Tire Corporation's 'Forever Forest' program branches out at Salem facility

April 23, 2012
Environmental project aims to plant 500,000 trees worldwide by 2017.
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Yokohama Tire Corporation launches latest tire with orange oil technology

March 21, 2012
The AVID Ascend is first mass-market tire to use eco-friendly orange oil technology. Made in the U.S. and available in 45 sizes.
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Yokohama All-Season AVID ENVigor ZPS runflat tire now available

Feb. 7, 2012
All-Season AVID ENVigor Zero Pressure System runflat tire comes in five sizes.
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Yokohama President and CEO discusses key tire industry issues

Jan. 17, 2012
Tire industry overview Q&A with Yasushi Tanaka.
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A report card and look ahead

Dec. 5, 2011
For Yokohama’s Commercial Division
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Yokohama orange oil technology no on display at Museum of Science, Boston

Oct. 14, 2011
Exhibit spotlights BluEarth-1, company's orange oil-infused tire that reduces petroleum use in tire manufacturing