Yokohama is a top international tyres brand that has a good reputation worldwide. This Tokyo, Japan based company has been manufacturing tyres for decades and also sells tyres in India. It supplies tyres for international racing events and sponsors many international sporting events throughout the world. Like other automobile manufacturers, Yokohama is also concerned about being environmentally friendly and has strived to make top quality tyres that are competitive yet environmentally friendly.
- BluEarth Series of Yokohama Tyres
BluEarth is a concept at Yokohama that is used to make the BluEarth series of tyres. These tyres are made in such a way that they are environmentally friendly, human friendly as well as socially friendly tyres. They save fuel, have a nano blend compound, have advanced inner liners, are light weight and have advance aero dynamic technologies. They cause low noise pollution, reduce natural resource consumption, and also reduce Co2 emissions in the air. They save fuel and have an environmentally friendly design. This series was launched in 2010 by Yokohama, and since then there have been many tyres launched in this series. The latest model of tyres launched in this series is the Yokohama BluEarth-GT tyres model.
- BluEarth – GT
BluEarth-GT is the latest edition of the Yokohamas BluEarth series launched in India. The GT refers to the Grand Touring concept in automobiles and this tyre offers the Indian customers two distinct features of comfort and performance. GT like other BluEarth tyres is designed in such a way that it is human friendly, environment friendly and socially friendly. The BluEarth-GT also has a proud distinction as it is “Made in India”. This tyre is made at the top of the line manufacturing unit of Yokohama India at Bahadurgarh in Haryana. Yokohama decided to make tyres in this BluEarth series because they believe in being environmentally friendly and they look at the bigger picture which is normally not just looking at their bottom line.
- Features of the BluEarth – GT
BlueEarth-GT is designed for India’s changing road infrastructural landscape as this requires tyres with higher rim sizes as compared to earlier times. The BluEarth-GT is designed to meet the needs of high standards of performance and comfort from modern tyres. It has an asymmetric tread design with many performance enhancing features. It has features like lightning grooves, blade cut sipes and is available in 26 sizes, ranging from 14 to 17 inches. The entire range of sizes will be available by the end of the year. This tyre is suitable for cars from Premium Hatchback and onwards.
- More Features
It also has features like dimple shoulders, mound profile and has higher pitch numbers which make the drive feel luxurious. These tyres have many features that make it ideal for Cruising and Long Drives like Triple Centre Ribs to improve performance.
Yokohama is a leading replacement company in the world. Besides being a replacement tyres company it also supplies the original equipment to top brands like Mercedes Benz, Audi, Porsche, Honda and many top brands. This new BluEarth-GT Tyre is likely to do well in India.