Yokohama India Opens New YCN in Belgaum


Crown Automobiles becomes 1st YCN in the State Karnataka, Belgaum

22 August 2016: Yokohama India has opened its newest Yokohama Club Network (YCN) in India at Belgaum. Belgaum has been selected in first phase out of 20 cities, as one of the hundred Indian cities to be developed.


A fully owned subsidiary of Yokohama Japan, YCN’s are important to Yokohama India’s growth strategy in India. Yokohama India with this launch now has 51 specialized centers on its board, distributing Yokohama Tyres in India. Located at Crown Automobiles, Opposite DC Office, Anjuman Complex Belegaum, this YCN is the 1ST in the City of Karnataka.


Apart from Tyres, it will also offer an array of services such as Tyre changing, Wheel alignment, Wheel balance, Tyre rotation, Nitrogen gas filling etc. Speaking at the launch Mr. Sanjay Chatterjee, CGM, of Yokohama in India said “Yokohama India should invest in Karnataka as it offers a good industrial climate comparable to the best in the world. YCN’s have been a main reason that we grew 48.1% in India in 2015 and Yokohama India’s future strategy also lies here. This launch will also help bring more options for people driving into Belgaum”.


Mr. Firoz N Sait, MLA North Belgaum said, “Karnataka, better known for its information technology industry, is now set to become the second biggest automobile hub in south India. Yokohama is known for its quality internationality therefore we wanted another quality offering for our customers.” 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 825 point of sales which also includes 50 Yokohama Club Network (YCN) across length and breadth of India. Globally other than replacement Tyres business, Yokohama tyres are original equipment suppliers to many top of the line car manufacturers like Audi, Honda, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Porsche, Suzuki and Toyota.