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Yokohama BluEarth tyres to be factory fit on Toyota Prius & Prius PHEV

Written by AnantaSaranNayak

The BluEarth-GT AE51 and BluEarth-FE AE30 tyres from Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. are now OEM for the new Prius PHEV as well as the new Prius. The BluEarth-GT AE51’s tyres are of the 195/50R19 88H specification. Meanwhile, the BluEarth-FE AE30’s tyres are 195/60R17 90H specification. A global tyre brand owned by YOKOHAMA, BluEarth comes with the idea of being “ecologically, socially, and humanely friendly.”

Yokohama Tyres Key Specifications

The BluEarth-GT AE51 is a result of fundamental design and material technology used in the BluEarth brand. The company claims that these are exceptional grand touring tyres. Thus offering outstanding driving, comfortable, and environmental performance. The new BluEarth-GT AE51 also has excellent steering stability. Combining both low rolling resistance with wet performance using a newly developed compound, these tyres are a joy to drive on. Yokohama also mentioned that the structure has also been tuned to provide a comfortable ride.

A BluEarth standard tyre with enhanced fuel efficiency is the BluEarth-FE AE30. It showcases outstanding fuel economy. Alongside this, the tyres also showcase a high degree of harmony between fundamental performance characteristics like quietness, comfortable performance, a comfortable ride, and long life. A new profile and compound for the new BluEarth-FE AE30 combine low rolling resistance and high levels of wet performance.

The company mentioned that by tuning the structure, it has also been possible to achieve more quietness and stable steering. Yokohama Rubber is also actively developing tyres using its cutting-edge BluEarth tyre technology. Many of these tyres are now factory-installed on a variety of range of new car models. This includes the newest sedans, SUVs, sports cars, and compact cars, as well as hybrid and even electric vehicles.

Yokohama India And Its Popularity

Yokohama is one of the popular tyre makers in the Indian market. It produces an extensive range of car tyres with the latest technology. Yokohama mainly specializes in performance tyres, off-road tyres, SUV Tyres and more.

Also Read: Yokohama launches environment friendly ‘BluEarth – GT’ tyres.