BFGoodrich Launches Advantage Control Tire

BFGoodrich Tires is launching the BFGoodrich® Advantage™ Control™ tire, delivering all-season traction and handling for today’s passenger cars, crossovers, and minivans.

Aiming to give drivers peace of mind, the Advantage Control features design and compound improvements, which provide better performance over the competition. The tire will launch in Canada on March 1, and in the U.S. and Mexico on April 1.

“By listening to the needs of both our dealers and consumers, BFGoodrich has improved everyday driving,” said Sylvaine Cuniberti, Marketing Director, Canada. “Whether it is taking a family road trip or visiting a place that brings a sense of escape, BFGoodrich is there to help create long-lasting memories,” states Sylvaine Cuniberti.

 

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BFGoodrich® tires claim 17th Dakar win with Stéphane Peterhansel and Edouard Boulanger

The fiercely-fought 2021 Dakar, which took place in Saudi Arabia from January 3 to January 15 in compliance with strict sanitary measures necessitated by the Covid-19 pandemic, saw Stéphane Peterhansel – aka Monsieur Dakar – take the top prize at the wheel of his JCW Team-tended two-wheel drive, diesel-powered X-Raid Mini buggy. The Frenchman’s blend of speed, consistency and control proved decisive over the particularly fast, rough terrain visited by this year’s 12-stage, 4,500-kilometre marathon which put the crews, their cars and their tires to a truly punishing test.

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BFGoodrich® Named Official Sponsor of World Off Road Championship Series

GREENVILLE, S.C.Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — BFGoodrich® Tires announced a partnership with World Off Road Championship Series (WORCS) to support racers who compete with the BFGoodrich® Mud-Terrain T/A® KM3 UTV tire. Participants will have access to onsite support and tire sales through Rocky Mountain ATV/MC.

“We are excited to have BFGoodrich as part of the WORCS sponsor family, and look forward to a long-lasting relationship for years to come,” said Randy Perry, owner of WORCS. “This is a tremendous opportunity to promote the UTV tires with the fastest off-road racers.”

 

 

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BFGoodrich Developed Windshield Wipers For Off-Roading

With dust, snow, mud, and water launching just about everywhere, off-roading can be quite a messy affair, which, in my opinion, is all part of the charm. Nevertheless, BFGoodrich has introduced a new set of off-road windshield wipers to make sure your visibility is never compromised. Off-roading is one of those things that can get real expensive real quick. You blink, and suddenly you’ve outfitted your rig with all kinds of cool accessories that you’ve heard you might need.

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BFGoodrich Tires celebrate 150 years of innovation and performance

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BFGoodrich Tires started as a small rubber company in Akron, Ohio in 1870, and 150 years after, it became a powerhouse of innovation and performance enablement.

During the past century and a half, BFGoodrich’s accomplishments include the first pneumatic car tire produced in the U.S., tires for the first car to drive coast to coast, tires on the historic flight of the Spirit of St. Louis, the first tubeless tires, the first radial tire in the U.S., and tires on the Columbia space shuttles.

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BFGoodrich Launches Two New Regional Truck Tires

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Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the brand, BFGoodrich commercial truck tires is launching two new regional tires — the Route Control S and Route Control D.

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BFGoodrich tire tech improves Bass Pro Shops’ fishing shoe

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GREENVILLE, S.C.―Michelin North America’s BFGoodrich tire brand, in association with Bass Pro Shops, has introduced a fishing shoe inspired by tire technology.

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BFGoodrich introduces new farm implement tire: the Implement Control

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BFGoodrich commercial tires has launched a new long-wearing, robust agricultural implement tire – the BFGoodrich Implement Control to help American farmers protect soil quality and maximize yields.

Entirely American made, the tire is designed for pull-behind farming implements and tillage applications to handle heavy loads.

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Goodyear blimp hangars, stores to host toy drive events in December

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AKRON — Goodyear and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve are teaming up to help lift spirits this Christmas season by collecting toys and gifts for the Toys for Tots program.

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Sumitomo recalling Falken, Dunlop, Goodyear tires for tread separation issues

WASHINGTON — Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. is recalling 2,286 passenger tires sold in the U.S. earlier this year under the Goodyear, Dunlop and Falken brand names because of possible tread separation issues.

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