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$5,000 in Tires, iPad 2s to be Given Away by Yokohama at the Mid-America Trucking Show

Two daily drawings in booth 14124

March 15, 2012

FULLERTON, CA (March 15, 2012) – Attendees who stop by the Yokohama Tire Corporation booth (14124) at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Kentucky, March 22-24, will get daily chances to win premium 101ZL™ steer tires and iPad 2s.

“We’ll be giving away three pairs of our popular 101ZL tires – including free installation and valve stems at the Yokohama dealer of their choice – and three iPad 2s (with free Wi-fi and 3G) during the show,” said Rick Phillips, Yokohama director of commercial sales. “Winning the prizes will be simple,” continued Phillips. “MATS attendees just have to register at our booth and be present at the drawings to win.” There will be two drawings each day: the iPad 2s at 1:30 p.m. and the 101ZL tires at 3:30 p.m., with the prizes totaling $5,000.

The long-haul 101ZL steer tire, part of Yokohama’s Zenvironment® line, is on the EPA’s SmartWay list of low rolling resistance tires and is available in four sizes (295/75R22.5, 11R22.5, 11R24.5 and 285/75R24.5). “It features enhanced durability, excellent longevity and outstanding fuel efficiency, perfect for fleet owners and truck operators,” said Phillips.

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 all-new AVID® Ascend™ – the first mass-market tire using Yokohama’s breakthrough orange oil technology – 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 www.yokohamatire.com.

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