Parker Hannifin CEO leader joins Goodyear board

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AKRON–Thomas Williams, Parker Hannifin’s chairman and CEO, has been elected to the board of directors of Goodyear.

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Goodyear shows Aero concept tire/turbine for flying cars – Autoblog

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Far-future-world scenarios generally fit two camps: every city an above-ground landfill filled with grimy famine and high-tech, or a cyber-Bambi Shangri-La drowning in sunshine, leisure time, and ribbons of glass road. Goodyear’s vision for the Aero concept tire is the latter, and if it includes the kind of car that fits Goodyear’s Aero tire, we won’t mind living there. Ultimately, the concept envisions a new way to enable flying cars by turning a passenger capsule into a Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey.

 

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Goodyear advances autonomous vehicle tire research

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Goodyear is working with Arizona-based Local Motors to conduct tire testing on its eight-passenger autonomous shuttle, the Olli. All of Local Motors’ Olli vehicles will be equipped with Goodyear tires.

The partnership will enable Goodyear to evaluate advanced tire technologies at various locations, including at the University of Michigan’s Mcity test facility. In particular, engineers will study operation and maintenance considerations.

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Goodyear unveils Vector 4Seasons Cargo tire for light trucks

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Goodyear unveils its newest addition to its light truck portfolio, the Vector 4Seasons Cargo tire. The new tire is a fuel-efficient, all-season tire, offering excellent performance and extended mileage compared to the previous model.

Drivers will feel safer on both dry and wet roads, thanks to shorter stopping distances and the improved stability and handling of the new Vector 4Seasons Cargo.

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Goodyear To Sell Commercial Tires Direct To Customers Online

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On the heels of a successful online retail program for its consumer tire lines, Goodyear is expanding its e-commerce program to include its commercial products, scheduled to launch as a pilot program in the second quarter of 2019, with full availability in the third quarter of 2019.

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Goodyear acquires UK tire retail company, Weeting Tyres

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Goodyear announced it has acquired Weeting Tyres, a leading UK tire retail through its UK-based company, Goodyear Dunlop Tyres UK.

Hans Vrijsen, MD Consumer, Goodyear Dunlop Tyres UK Ltd said: “The acquisition of Weeting Tyres strengthens the competitive advantage of Goodyear and HiQ by creating an even stronger value proposition for its customers. Goodyear is responding in a smart way to the market conditions. It also confirms the importance of retail to Goodyear’s business.

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Goodyear’s SoundComfort voted Product of the Year in Belgium, Netherlands

Goodyear’s SoundComfort has been voted Product of the Year 2019 in a consumer research survey conducted by Nielsen in Belgium and the Netherlands. The noise reduction technology aims to address consumer and market needs as a result of the decreasing noise of car engines, especially since the arrival of electric and hybrid vehicles. With less noise coming from the engine, the noise caused by tyres is becoming more noticeable.

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Goodyear Unleashes Performance with New Eagle Exhilarate

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DALLAS, Jan. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) introduced the Eagle Exhilarate, a game-changing, ultra-high-performance product that delivers on consumer demands, particularly wet performance. The all-new Eagle Exhilarate will offer outstanding…

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Low Rolling Resistance Tires Market 2018: By Key Manufacturers Yokohama Tire Corporation, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Sumitomo, Continental, Hankook Tire, Pirelli, Bridgestone, Michelin, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

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Global low rolling resistance tires market was valued at USD 60.5 Billion in 2017 and growing at a CAGR of 12.3% in the forecast period of 2018 and 2025. The upcoming market report contains data for historic years 2015 & 2016, the base year of calculation is 2017 and the forecast period is 2018 to 2025.

Market Segmentation: Global Low Rolling Resistance Tires Market

The global low rolling resistance tire market is segmented based on type, application, end user application and geography.

Based on type, the market is

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Michelin, Goodyear put products to test in big early-season races

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Long before NBC Sports clinched the deal to televise live coverage of the 57th Rolex 24 from Daytona International Speedway on Jan.

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