Yokohama produces an extensive range of tyres for passenger cars, high performance cars, 4WDs and SUVs, light truck, heavy truck, bus, earthmover and industrial equipment.Established in 1917. Yokohama Cable Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (current Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.)Business executive Suekichi Nakagawa (1874-1956), won the confidence of Ichibei Furukawa, and married Furukawa’s eldest daughter. He studied at Yale University before joining Furukawa Mining Co.,Ltd. Nakagawa was named senior managing director of Yokohama Cable Manufacturing Co., Ltd. in 1914. After that, he held executive positions in Furukawa group companies, and was inaugurated as president of Yokohama Rubber in 1924. Nakagawa contributed to the foundation and management of Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd., Fuji Electric, and (Japan) Nippon Light Metal Co., Ltd., playing an active role as a leader in the Furukawa zaibatsu conglomerate.