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The tyre has assumed a very important role in the driving characteristics and the general safety of vehicles. In order to make the best use of a tyre it is essential to understand its basic features properly. It is our belief that a thorough awareness of the basic features of a tyre will lay a firm foundation for its best use, such as in the fields of performance, proper usage, safety and economy. YOKOHAMA sincerely hope that this web site, “Tyre Knowledge” will help you to improve your practical knowledge of the tire’s function.

Image:Nomenclature for Passenger Car Tire / for Truck and Bus Tire

Nomenclature for Passenger Car Tyre / for Truck and Bus Tyre

Image:Other Tire Construction

Other Tyre Construction

Image:Sidewall Branding for Passenger Car Tire

Sidewall Branding for Passenger Car Tyre

Image:Sidewall Branding for Truck and Bus Tire

Sidewall Branding for Truck and Bus Tyre