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Aug 9, 2022 1:34:37 PM

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How Application-Specific OTR Tires Can Save You Money

OTR Tire Tips to Ease Expenses 

In today’s economy, rising costs are top of mind for everyone these days, including construction and mining equipment fleet managers. Building material prices are up almost 20% from April 2021 to April 2022, diesel prices continue to hit record highs, and labor costs are growing. The average hourly earnings for production and nonsupervisory employees in construction increased 6.3% from a year ago, the highest gain in 40 years.  

Although there is no silver bullet for rising expenses, application-specific OTR tires offer some simple solutions to those looking to control costs.

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Topics: Yokohama OTR, OTR Tires

Posted by YOHTA Team

Aug 5, 2022 9:26:57 AM

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Dinosaurs, Farm Equipment, and Soil Compaction

Farm Equipment and Dinosaurs Exert a Heavy Toll On Soil 

Over the past century, mechanization has dramatically improved crop production and efficiency; however, the size and weight of farm equipment have also grown alongside yield and productivity. A new study found that the weight of modern farm machinery rivals that of sauropods, the largest animals ever to have ever lived on land.

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Topics: Farm Tires, Agricultural Tires, IF/VF Tires, Alliance AgriFlex

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Aug 3, 2022 11:16:03 AM

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New All-Steel Dozer and Loader Radial Tire for Surface Mining

Introducing the Galaxy LDSR 510 

The Galaxy LDSR 510, a new, all-steel dozer and loader radial for surface mining from Yokohama Off-Highway Tires, combines extra-deep tread blocks and cut-resistant compound to deliver outstanding performance on rock and gravel surfaces. The new, non-directional tread pattern provides outstanding traction in both forward and reverse, enhancing efficiency in digging, loading and carrying operations, notes Dhananjay Bisht, Product Manager—Earthmoving, Construction and Industrial Tires for Yokohama Off-Highway Tires America, Inc.

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Topics: Press Release, Galaxy ROTR, Mining Tires, Galaxy LDSR 510

Posted by YOHTA Team

Jul 20, 2022 2:26:30 PM

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David Geraghty Appointed President of Yokohama Off-Highway Tires America, Inc.

Yokohama Off-Highway Tires America, Inc. Appoints a New President

Yokohama Off-Highway Tires America, Inc. (YOHTA) has announced a change in leadership today. Dhaval Nanavati, President of YOHTA, has made the decision to leave the company after 11 years with Yokohama/Alliance Tire Group. David Geraghty, who is currently Global Head of OE and Assembly Business, has been appointed to serve as President of YOHTA effective July 25, 2022.

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Topics: Press Release, Corporate Communication

Posted by YOHTA Team

Jul 13, 2022 1:21:02 PM

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A Simple Guide To IF/VF Farm Tires

Understanding IF/VF Tires 


IF/VF tires are an increasingly common sight on today’s farms as more and more users discover the numerous advantages they offer. For example, IF/VF tires—like Yokohama Off-Highway Tire’s Alliance AgriFlex/AgriFlex+—can help increase productivity, improve efficiency, lower fuel consumption, reduce soil compaction, and ultimately deliver a lower total cost of ownership.

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Topics: Soil Compaction, Farm Tires, IF/VF Tires, Sprayer Tires, Combine/Harvester Tires, Tractor Tires

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