A Dec. 14, 2021, article from Tyrepress reported Yokohama Tire bid around $2 billion dollars for Trelleborg Wheels Systems, according to "sources close to the bid." The report states the sources said, "Yokohama is currently in a due diligence process that is likely to be completed during the next month or so."

A following Jan. 4 article from Tyrepress reported Trelleborg Wheels Systems' parent company Trelleborg AB as saying, “external parties have shown interest to acquire Trelleborg’s business area Trelleborg Wheel Systems."

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