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2020

GOOD DESIGN|グッドデザイン・ベスト100

Award-winning item
Ultra wide base studless tires [903W]
Business Owner
The Yokohama Rubber Co.,Ltd
Category
Commercial vehicle, Commercial vehicle-related instruments
Company
THE YOKOHAMA RUBBER CO.,LTD. (Japan)
Award Number
20G130829
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2020

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Outline

Truck tires are "B to B" products, and users place more importance on performance than passenger car tires. This product "903W" can use single wheels as double wheels, and can increase the transportation efficiency of logistics by reducing the load on the driver by increasing the loading weight and loading capacity by reducing the weight and saving space and reducing maintenance.

Producer

Hidetoshi Okabe, TBR Tire Product Planning Dept., The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.

Director

Toshiro Oyama, TBR Tire Designing Dept., The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd

Designer

Hironori Wada, TBR Tire Designing Dept., The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd

Market release pending
2020/7

Evaluation

Trucks usually have more than one rear wheel on each side, but by combining a pair of wheels into one ultra-wide truck tire, this product reduces the truck’s weight and saves space, thereby increasing the load weight capacity and volume, and also simplifying maintenance work. We greatly appreciated the manufacturer’s use of its own technologies to successfully commercialize this product, including using a seamless belt to reinforce the structure, ensuring that the ultra-wide tire retains its shape. We hope that this product will go on to support road freight, as demand in this sector is forecast to continue growing.

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