Yokohama Updates High-Performance ADVAN Tire Line

Yokohama Tires has updated its performance-oriented ADVAN line. The new ADVAN Neova AD09 will supplant the Neova AD08 and, according to the manufacturer, offers superior track and street performance. Buyers will have up to 51 sizes to choose from.

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Yokohama Tire Giving Away 2012 LA Auto Show Tickets

Yokohama Tire is giving away over 400 tickets to the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show through a promotion on its Facebook page.

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Yokohama Offers Tips on Buying SUV and Truck Tires [video]

If you’re looking to buy tires for your SUV or truck, but don’t know what to look for, you’re in luck. The third installment of Yokohama’s Tire Tips video series has just been released and focuses on SUV and truck tires.

Hosted off-road racing champions Cameron and Heidi Steele, the “how to choose a truck/SUV tire” video is the latest of these short educational videos that help drivers learn more about tires, from proper maintenance to improving fuel efficiency. Other video topics have covered the importance of properly inflated tires and how to read the sidewall of a tire.

“It’s not easy trying to figure out what type of truck tire to get,” said Paul Algarin, Yokohama Tire product analyst. “As Cameron and Heidi explain, there are many factors to consider, including size, tread, performance and comfort. And who better to give truck tire tips than off-road stars like Cameron and Heidi? Their explanations are engaging and easy to understand.”

Other topics to be covered soon include ways to achieve better fuel efficiency, judging tread wear and choosing the correct winter tire. Watch for the next video that will come out this September. Watch the latest video after the jump:

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