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YOKOHAMA Introduces "AERO-Y" EV Concept Car Using Proprietary Technology
 

Tokyo, Jan 12, 2013 (JCN) - The Yokohama Rubber Co. presented the "AERO-Y" conceptual electric vehicle (EV) at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2013 with NAPAC, held in Japan from January 11, 2013. The "AERO-Y" was designed for the research and development of YOKOHAMA proprietary technologies.

The "AERO-Y" uses environment-friendly technologies in every aspect for the growth of EV motorization in the future. It is a conceptual car manufactured based on the company's desire to make users feel intuitive sense of "pleasure of driving".

In developing the "AERO-Y", YOKOHAMA focused on "aerodynamic drag reduction" as the theme and intensively utilized its latest technologies cultivated at various divisions through the aerodynamics-based designing of tires and bodies and the development of aerospace products and HAMATITE adhesives and sealants.

In designing the "AERO-Y" body, MOONCRAFT.CO., LTD. represented by Mr. Takuya Yura, a racing car designer, cooperated with YOKOHAMA.

By Chris Lui Staff Writer

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