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Yokohama Rubber Company
Type Public
Founded 1917
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Industry Manufacturing
Products Motor Vehicle Tires
Employees 14,617 (As of March2006)
Yokohama ADVAN tyres

The Yokohama Rubber Company, Limited (横浜ゴム株式会社 Yokohama Gomu Kabushiki-gaisha ?) (TYO: 5101) is a tire company based in Tokyo, Japan. The company founded and started in 1917 in a joint venture between Yokohama Cable Manufacturing and B.F. Goodrich. In 1969 the company expanded to the United States as Yokohama Tire Corporation. The Aspec A300 was the driving force behind its tremendous rise. Branding, especially in Japan, will often use "ADVAN" instead of Yokohama. ADVAN wheels and tires have a strong presence in the aftermarket scene worldwide.


In Canada Yokohama Rubber Corporation participates in Canidain Drifting sponcering Kevin Huynh, Danny Titus, Will Wantanabe in the Drift Mania Canadian Championship Series they support Jessica Lopez and Victoria Ming. In the United States, Yokohama Tire Corporation participates in The American Le Mans Series ALMS and Red Line Time Attack and Formula D supporting Angelica Garcia

Yokohama Tire sponsors the NBA teams the Boston Celtics and the San Antonio Spurs.[1]


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