Goodyear Releases Power Transmission Belts

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Goodyear Belts, a licensee collaboration between Adventry and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company , has produced a line of power transmission belts.

The line of belts launched on Dec. 1 and offers belts for both industrial and transportation markets.

Goodyear materials for both standard and specialty belts have been designed and tested to provide dependable and durable service, the company says.

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Goodyear and TuSimple partner on autonomous freight operations

Goodyear is to form a strategic relationship with TuSimple, a global autonomous trucking technology company, to provide tires and tire management solutions to the latter’s Autonomous Freight Network (AFN).

As part of the collaboration, Goodyear will provide products and repair services to enhance the safety and operation of autonomous trucks.

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Goodyear Consumer Tire Prices Are On Their Way Up

Goodyear- and Dunlop-brand consumer tire prices are set to increase on Dec. 1 in the U.S. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. says prices will go up by up to 5%. “These increases are in response to changing market dynamics in the industry and reflect the strong value of the Goodyear brands,” the company said.

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Goodyear launches new OTR tire for large haulage fleets

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Goodyear Tire announces its newest addition to its off-highway large haulage product line, the RH-4A+, engineered to deliver a lower operating cost per hour and higher productivity in hard rock underfoot conditions.

This tire features an extra-deep E-4+ tread depth with a high net-to-gross tread pattern and optimized footprint pressure to help provide long hours to removal.

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Lockheed Martin Names Goodyear An “Elite Supplier”

AKRON, OhioOct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) is proud to announce that it has recently been named an Elite Supplier by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company. This award is reserved for the top one percent of Lockheed’s more than 1,400 suppliers and was given to 20 suppliers in 2019. Goodyear was recognized for its contributions to the F-35 Lightning II program.

“This award is a testament to the hard work of our associates to deliver elite customer service every day,” said David Barnette, General Manager, Aviation. “It is also a recognition of our capabilities and the value we strive to deliver to all of our customers across the aviation sector.”

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Advanced Tires Market Projected To Hit $1,349.7 Mn By 2030 | Analysis, Sales Revenue, Key players & Future Investment

PORTLAND , OREGON, UNITED STATES, September 24, 2020 / EINPresswire.com / — According to the report published by Allied Market Research, the global advanced tires market for advanced tires is expected to reach USD 1.34 billion by 2030.

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Goodyear Progresses Toward Goals in Annual Report

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company released its annual report on corporate responsibility performance. The report summarizes the company’s actions in 2019 that demonstrate Goodyear’s commitment to ethical and sustainable processes, materials and programs that can help people, communities and the environment.

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Goodyear signs five-year fleet tyre deal with Bretts Transport

Goodyear has signed a five-year partnership with Bretts Transport. As part of this deal, Bretts Transport will be supplied with premium tyres from Goodyear Fuelmax Gen-2 range and be supported by TruckForce under the Goodyear Total Mobility offering.

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Goodyear reflects on successful WTCR debut

Goodyear is celebrating a positive start to its WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup programme after a successful debut Race of Belgium to kick off the season last weekend. Teams and drivers were overwhelmingly impressed by the new Goodyear tyre, and the Goodyear Racing team is pleased with the beginning of this exciting new partnership at Circuit Zolder.

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Robert Mercer, Goodyear CEO during Goldsmith raid, dies at 96

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AKRON — Robert E. Mercer, who spent more than four decades working for Goodyear and is perhaps best known for fending off a hostile takeover attempt in 1986, died Aug. 28 at his home in Akron of natural causes. He was 96.

Mr. Mercer, whose career at Goodyear spanned 42 years — including six as chairman and CEO — arguably will be most remembered for leading the effort over a two-month period of 1986 to pushing back against a hostile takeover attempt by Anglo-French financier Sir James Goldsmith.

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