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Another test victory for Goodyear’s new winter tyre

Another test victory for Goodyear’s new winter tyre

22nd October 2019 | 0 Comments

Drivers of powerful cars should consider fitting winter tyres when the mercury begins to drop, particularly if they enjoy exploring the limits of their vehicle’s performance. Auto Bild Sportscars tested 11 such tyres ahead of the coming cold season and recommends several brands. At the other end of the scale, three tyres proved a no-go […]

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First Stop names Mark Widdows as retail manager

First Stop names Mark Widdows as retail manager

17th October 2019 | 0 Comments

First Stop has recruited Mark Widdows to the senior position of UK retail network manager after working with Goodyear Dunlop for 20 years, where he latterly served as national franchise manager for the HiQ network. The recruitment is seen as a statement of intent, as First Stop aims to grow its network and position itself as a major player in the fast-fit sector.

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Goodyear returns to UK motorsport with sole BTCC tyre supply

Goodyear returns to UK motorsport with sole BTCC tyre supply

14th October 2019 | 0 Comments

From next year, Goodyear will replace its sister brand Dunlop as sole tyre supplier to the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC). Goodyear says the decision comes with a view to enhancing the Goodyear brand within the motorsport and ultra-ultra-high-performance (UUHP) segments. Goodyear first returned to motorsport outside North America at the end of August with the opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Silverstone.

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Goodyear Farm Tires gearing up for Agritechnica

Goodyear Farm Tires gearing up for Agritechnica

10th October 2019 | 0 Comments

This year’s Agritechnica will host a celebration of the return of one of the most historic and much-loved names in agricultural farm tyres to the European arena. Based on stand A63 in Hall 19/20 in Hanover, Goodyear Farm Tires will be showcasing its new range after Titan International secured the licence for the European and UK markets.

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Reynolds Logistics signs new Goodyear Total Mobility five-year contract

Reynolds Logistics signs new Goodyear Total Mobility five-year contract

27th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear Tyres has secured a new five-year partnership with Reynolds Logistics. The family-owned bulk logistics company specialises in the haulage of liquid products, distributing fuels and hazardous goods throughout the UK and Europe. Goodyear will supply the firm with its comprehensive Goodyear Total Mobility offering, including Kmax Gen-2 and Kmax T tyres for trucks, trailers and tankers in the Reynolds Logistics fleet.

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2019 International DAF Driver Challenge Final at Goodyear proving ground

2019 International DAF Driver Challenge Final at Goodyear proving ground

26th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Some of Europe’s best truck drivers will gather at the Goodyear proving grounds in Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg on September 28 and 29, 2019. They will compete in the 2019 International DAF Driver Challenge Final. With the event, DAF states it is promoting the skilled and demanding profession supported by its partners Goodyear and Dekra. In total more than 1000 candidates from 30 countries across Europe and beyond registered to compete in the national competitions from March to September.

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Nex Tires to distribute Goodyear Farm Tires in Spain

19th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Nex Tires has been named official distributor for the newly-returned Goodyear Farm Tires brand in the Spanish market. The agricultural tyre supplier will stock the full Goodyear agri radial range.

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U.S. Senator to Goodyear: Workers are ‘tired of this corporate race to the bottom’

U.S. Senator to Goodyear: Workers are ‘tired of this corporate race to the bottom’

18th September 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Senator representing the home state of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has written to the tyre maker, imploring it to improve the renumeration and treatment it gives workers at its plant in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. Sherrod Brown, Senator for Ohio, urged Richard Kramer, Goodyear’s chairman, president and chief executive officer, to “take immediate steps” to improve both. He also criticised Goodyear’s decision to recently prevent Members of the United States Congress from touring the facility.

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Goodyear appoints new sales general manager consumer UK & Ireland

Goodyear appoints new sales general manager consumer UK & Ireland

17th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear has appointed Pravesh Amtha as its new sales general manager consumer UK & Ireland. He will lead consumer sales within the region and have responsibility for Goodyear’s legal entity within the country.

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Goodyear names Ryan Waldron VP of off-highway businesses

Goodyear names Ryan Waldron VP of off-highway businesses

13th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Ryan Waldon has taken over leadership of Goodyear Tire & Rubber’s global aviation and off-the-road (OTR) segments. As vice president, Global Off-Highway Business, Waldron reports directly to Steve McClellan, president of Goodyear Americas.

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Growing agri range: Goodyear tyres back on British soil

Growing agri range: Goodyear tyres back on British soil

11th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Grandad fitted Goodyear, your father fitted Goodyear, and now you can too, again: After being largely absent for five years, this year the Goodyear name returned to UK and European agricultural markets.

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Goodyear Total Mobility represents tailored, end-to-end offer for fleets

Goodyear Total Mobility represents tailored, end-to-end offer for fleets

10th September 2019 | 0 Comments

The launch of the second generation Kmax and Fuelmax truck tyres provides Goodyear with opportunity to emphasise progress in digitalisation of truck tyre business It is a mark of how far the role of the truck tyre manufacturer has come in European markets that at the 2019 launch of its second generation of Fuelmax and […]

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Goodyear, Brabham Automotive unveil global partnership

Goodyear, Brabham Automotive unveil global partnership

29th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear and Brabham Automotive have announced a new partnership to collaborate across racing and road car developments. The new partnership both coincides with the return to racing of the Brabham marque and reignites a winning partnership that began in 1965.

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Goodyear making ‘comeback’ at Silverstone with soft, medium WEC tyres

Goodyear making ‘comeback’ at Silverstone with soft, medium WEC tyres

28th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Although active within North America, including as exclusive tyre supplier to NASCAR’s top three series, the Goodyear name has long played second fiddle in motorsport to Dunlop in other parts of the world. This will change on Sunday, with the brand’s return to global motorsport at Silverstone. Goodyear says that after 12,000 kilometres of testing at seven circuits, it is “well prepared” for its comeback.

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Goodyear working on 18” tyre for NASCAR Cup Series

Goodyear working on 18” tyre for NASCAR Cup Series

19th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear has been working with NASCAR on plans to introduce a new 18” tyre in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2021. Goodyear’s director of racing, Greg Stucker said the move to a larger tyre size from the currently used 15” model is to help make the cars more closely resemble those they would drive off the showroom floor. The change would coincide with the introduction of the Generation-7 NASCAR vehicle.

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