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Yokohama Tire Launches New All-position 504C Radial Tire

Yokohama Tire Launches New All-position 504C Radial Tire

SANTA ANA, CA. – (June 1, 2020) – Yokohama Tire has rolled out a new all-position radial tire, the 504C.  Manufactured at Yokohama’s plant in West Point, Mississippi, the 504C is engineered with a sturdy undertread to handle the punishment of on- and off-highway applications. The 504C replaces Yokohama’s MY507 and is available now in sizes 11R22.5 (H) and 11R24.5 (H).

“The 504C is the tire for jobs that go beyond where the pavement ends,” said Tom Clauer, Yokohama’s senior manager of commercial and OTR product planning. “With improved retreadability and longer overall casing life, it’s the perfect performer for fleet owners.”

Benefits of the 504C include: 

-- Long tread life: A wide tread provides a more stable footprint for extended original tread life, improved traction, superb wet braking and easier retreadability.

-- Excellent wet traction: Three circumferential grooves with a deep center groove allow for better water evacuation throughout the original tread life. 

-- Outstanding retreadability: The wide casing makes the 504C so retreadable, it’s backed by a six-year, three-retread casing warranty. 

-- Tough, durable construction: This comes from several engineering elements, such as the funnel-shaped step grooves that prevent stone drilling from damaging the casing, and the high-strength belt construction that protects against rust and stone penetration while minimizing heat generation. Also, an advanced compound supplies cut and chip resistance without sacrificing wear performance. 

For more details on Yokohama’s full-line of commercial tires, visit www.Yokohamatruck.com.

 

About Yokohama Tire Corporation

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 an extensive sales network throughout the U.S., Yokohama Tire Corporation is a leader in technology and innovation. The company’s complete product line includes 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 broad product line, visit www.yokohamatire.com, www.yokohamatruck.com or www.yokohamaotr.com.  

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