2014-08-09 11:46:57 - Geolandar M/T+ Well-Equipped To Handle Extreme Conditions
Yokohama India has introduced “Mud –Terrain (M/T Tyres in it’s well accepted “Geolandar” series. Specifically designed for serious Off-Roading, the Geolandar M/T+ are well-equipped to deflect lateral impacts during extreme conditions.
Designed for high performance and maximum visual impact, the Mud Terrain Tyres are currently available in two sizes, 31X10.50R15 and 33X12.50R15. The Geolandar M/T+ has new dual protection bars, added to enhance cut and puncture resistance. It’s Stepped central groove enhances surface grip.
Mr. Takeshi Fujino, MD – Yokohama India, said “Off-Roading is increasingly becoming popular as a new weekend adventure sport. Specifically among young professionals & high net worth individuals. The Geolandar M/T+ has been built with many interesting features that makes it the best companion to do Off-Roading
Since Off-Roading activity requires driving or riding a vehicle on un-surfaced roads or tracks, made of materials such as sand, gravel, riverbeds, mud, snow, rocks, and other natural terrain, the need for Tyres that can perform under such circumstances becomes quintessential.
Gaining popularity of the Off- Roading activity also pushes the need for the Tyres that can perform under such circumstances. “ The Geolandar M/Ts twin cut groove design also enhances traction for even better overall control while enhancing surface grip” further added Mr. Fujino.
Yokohama India recently inaugurated first India manufacturing unit. Built with an investment of over Rs.300/- Crores, this new manufacturing unit at Bahadurgarh will manufacture The Yokohama Earth-1 Tyres, designed to cater to the comfort and economy segment along with S. drive.
Globally, Yokohama Tyres are not just in the replacement Tyres business, but they are the original equipment suppliers to many top of the line car manufacturers like Audi, Honda, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Porsche, Suzuki and Toyota.
About Yokohama India
Yokohama India is 100% subsidiary of The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. The Yokohama Rubber Company(YRC) is already running in to 10th decade of its establishment in Japan, under its management plan GD100(Grand Design 100, on completion of 100 years of operations in 2017) decided to foray in to Indian market in 2007. India being one of the fastest growing automobile markets got Yokohama India Pvt. Ltd. to invest in land for its manufacturing unit. In 2012 YRC to boost up GD100 achievement plans decided to start construction of Yokohama’s manufacturing unit in India. For further details please visit www.yokohama-india.com/