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Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd.

Japan's Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. is recalling tires from Moslem countries following complaints that the tread design resembled the name of Allah in Arabic script, a company spokesman said. The company, Japan's second-biggest tire maker, first received complaints from Saudi Arabia in December last year and started recalling the tires a month later. Yokohama is also recalling the same tires in Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Brunei, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and Pakistan. The number of tires involved was not disclosed.
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Title Annotation:tire recall
Publication:Rubber World
Article Type:Brief Article
Date:Sep 1, 1992
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