Japan’s Yokohama Tyres Opens Second Yokohama Club Network at Surat

Released on: May 06, 2015, 7:52 am (EDT)
Industry: Automotive

New Delhi, India, May 06, 2015 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Yokohama India along with Shree Sai Tyres have opened Surat’s second Yokohama Club Network (YCN). With this launch Yokohama India, a fully owned subsidiary of Yokohama Japan has opened its sixth specialised YCN in the state of Gujarat.

The shop is located in the heart of the posh area at 10, 11 Divya Darshan Appt.,Opp. Rushabh Tower, Rander Road. Surat-395007, Gujarat.

Mr. Sanjay Chatterjee, General Manager, Yokohama India Pvt Ltd said “The opening of this YCN is a proud moment for us since Shri Sai Tyres has opened their 2nd YCN with Yokohama India. This testifies that the people of Surat have appreciated our products”.

Mr. Kaplesh Gulabbhai Patel, Owner of Shri Sai Tyres said “The new Yokohama Earth-1 Tyre and is an excellent product with suitability for Indian road conditions. It is truly based on Yokohama’s global philosophy and our experience in our previous outlet has told us that people have accepted it well”.

Apart from the Yokohama Earth-1 Tyre, the newly opened YCN also showcases latest and large variety of alloy wheels to jazz up one’s existing ride. Car rocks houses best of the equipment to offer world class wheels and Tyres related services under one roof.

YCN is a specialized network based on Yokohama’s global philosophy to develop Point Of Sales to provide world class Tyre buying experience. Yokohama India currently has more than 750 point of sales which also includes 38 Yokohama Club Network (YCN) across length and breadth of India.

“We wanted to provide Tyre’s that fit the Indian roads and Yokohama seemed to be a good choice for the same” further continued Mr Patel.

The Global Tyre major is currently operating on over 3% of the total market share in India. While tube Type still contribute a considerable share of the total passenger car radial market, Yokohama India is only competing in the tubeless Tyre market.

Yokohama India recently inaugurated its first India manufacturing unit. Built with an investment of over Rs 300/- crore, 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 that will cater to the sport segment.

The YCN will provide all Yokohama India offerings including The Yokohama Earth-1 tyre, which is especially “Designed for India” and now “Made In India” keeping the diverse road conditions in mind and will cater to most of the cars in B, B+ and C-segments, as well as the Geolandar series for SUVs.

Globally other than replacement tyres business, Yokohama tyres is 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. 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. For further details please visit www.yokohama-india.com.

Contact-Details: Abhinav Sood
Communications Inc
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