Tag: EfficientGrip

Goodyear, Nokian joint winners in SUV tyre test

9th March 2015 | 0 Comments

The Autobild family of publications includes titles for various specific automotive niches. Auto Bild Allrad caters to the 4x4/SUV segment, and its most recent issue included a test of 11 size 215/65 R16 tyres. A Volkswagen Tiguan served as test vehicle.

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Thrifty but tardy: Goodyear-shod Prius sets Nürburgring record

Thrifty but tardy: Goodyear-shod Prius sets Nürburgring record

17th July 2014 | 0 Comments

Toyota may well have broken two records at the Nürburgring circuit in Germany, and is keen to share details of one of them. A modified, Goodyear-shod Prius has recorded the most fuel-efficient lap of the Nordschliefe. It was perhaps also the slowest lap officially recorded by a vehicle manufacturer.

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Incorrect tyre pressure is costly and may be dangerous, reminds Goodyear

Incorrect tyre pressure is costly and may be dangerous, reminds Goodyear

27th March 2014 | 0 Comments

Goodyear has reminded motorists that a tyre’s good label performance only apply when it operates at the correct air pressure. While more than 80 per cent of the company’s EfficientGrip Performance received an ‘A’ rating for wet braking and ‘B’ for rolling resistance, this result would look very different when inflation levels are too low. And then there’s the matter of safety….

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Goodyear showcases BA labelled SUV tyre

Goodyear showcases BA labelled SUV tyre

4th March 2014 | 0 Comments

Goodyear is showcasing its a BA-BB label rated selection of SUV tyres at the Geneva Motor Show. Tyres shown include a BA labelled tyre on the new Nissan Qashqai 2014 edition, itself a new fitment for the company and a BB label on its Eagle F1 Asymmetric SUV tyre. According to Goodyear, the release follows on from the developments necessary for the AA concept tyre previously exhibited at Geneva and which subsequently was launched in a mass-production car tyre form. The message is that driven by its award winning EfficientGrip Performance, which features a BA label across a majority of sizes offered, Goodyear is now focusing its attention to the SUV and cross-over markets.

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