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RESEARCH SNAPSHOT: Review of tyre trends

8 July 2015

Continuing just-auto's series of research snapshots - pulled from its automotive research platform, QUBE - Matthew Beecham reviews some technical trends in the tyres sector and rolls out a few facts to memorize and amaze your friends.


COMMENT: No red carpet as CGT blasts Paris on PSA

26 February 2014

I don't know why I should be surprised, but the comments from France's Confederation Generale du Travail (CGT) union this week, were, well, breathtaking.


THE WEEK THAT WAS: 'Boss-napping'

10 January 2014

A dispute in France caught the eye last week. A couple of unfortunate Goodyear executives found themselves at the sharp end of an industrial relations dispute involving worker compensation for a planned plant closure.


COMMENT: PSA looms large in Hollande's in-tray

22 November 2013

As ringing endorsements go, it didn't exactly smack of complete reassurance.

Latest interviews


Q&A with Goodyear

11 December 2012

Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with major tyre makers, Matthew Beecham talked with Kate Rock, customer and brand public relations and James Bailey, director, brand public relations, Goodyear Dunlop Europe about the use of winter tyres, tyre labelling and runflat tyres.


INTERVIEW: Falken Tyres MD, Isamu Ishida

4 July 2012

Falken Tyres Europe is owned by Sumitomo Rubber Industries, the sixth largest manufacturer in terms of global tyre ranking, with facilities across Asia including four plants in Japan and further factories in Thailand, Indonesia and China. Falken Tyres managing director, Isamu Ishida, talked to Simon Warburton from the company's headquarters near Frankfurt in Germany.


Q&A with Goodyear

26 August 2011

In this interview, Matthew Beecham talked with James Bailey, director, brand public relations, Goodyear Dunlop Europe about tyre market trends, tyre pressure monitoring systems as well as some significant technical advances the company has made with runflat tyres.


Q&A with Goodyear Dunlop UK

4 May 2010

As one of the world’s largest tyre producers, Goodyear’s brands include Goodyear, Dunlop, Kelly, Fulda, Debica, Sava and various house brands. In this interview, Matthew Beecham talked with James Bailey, manager, corporate communications at Goodyear Dunlop UK about the opportunities being offered by TPMS, Goodyear’s innovations which directly affect the tyre’s rolling resistance and the European Commission’s mandatory tyre labelling.

Latest news


GM collaborates with suppliers over rubber supply

16 May 2017

General Motors says it is commited to sourcing sustainable natural rubber in its tyres to drive the industry towards net-zero deforestation and uphold human and labour rights.


Goodyear posts US$3.7bn sales in Q1

4 May 2017

Goodyear has reported results for the first quarter of 2017 and presented a flat picture.


Venezuela hits Goodyear results

11 April 2017

Trends in the global tyre industry play to the strengths of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and its strategy to drive profitable growth.


Goodyear positioned to 'gain from industry trends'

11 April 2017

Goodyear says that trends in the global tyre industry play to its strengths and strategy to drive profitable growth.


just-auto Plus only Goodyear presents two tyre concepts at Geneva show

8 March 2017

The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company showcased several new and emerging technologies in its latest concept tyres imagined for the future of the automotive industry this week at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show. In the evolving mobility ecosystem,...


just-auto Plus only Goodyear reports US$561m income in Q4 2016

9 February 2017

The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company on 8 February 2017 reported results for the fourth quarter and full-year of 2016. “We delivered solid net income and record core segment operating income in 2016, driven by strong performance in our Americas and...


just-auto Plus only DTNA recalls 2017 model trucks

25 November 2016

NHTSA campaign number: 16V824000  Component(s): Tyres  Potential number of units affected: 863  Manufacturer: Daimler Trucks North America LLC Summary: Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is recalling certain model year 2017...


just-auto Plus only Paccar US recalls 2017 Kenworth/Peterbilt models

22 November 2016

NHTSA campaign number: 16V803000  Component(s): Tyres  Potential number of units affected: 202  Manufacturer: Paccar Incorporated Summary: Paccar Incorporated (Paccar) is recalling certain model year 2017 Kenworth K370, T270, T370, T440,...


Goodyear expands China tyre factory

2 November 2016

The Goodyear tyre & Rubber Company has broken ground on a US$485m expansion of its tyre factory in Pulandian, Dalian, China.


just-auto Plus only Goodyear develops Urban crossover tyres for Lexus

3 October 2016

Lexus has introduced its Lexus UX concept car, fitted with Goodyear Urban Crossover concept tyres, at the Paris Motor Show 2016. This exclusive car is matched with special tyres, successfully showcasing the cooperation between the two companies. When Lexus...


just-auto Plus only Dodge US introduces 2017 Challenger and Charger

19 August 2016

Dodge believes the golden age of performance cars is now, making this year’s Woodward Dream Cruise the perfect time and place to reintroduce the brand’s two famed, race-bred nameplates, the new 2017 Challenger T/A and Charger Daytona, muscle cars...


just-auto Plus only Goodyear reported strong income despite lower sales in Q2 2016

28 July 2016

The Goodyear tyre and Rubber Company on 27 July, 2016, reported results for the second quarter and first half of 2016. "We delivered higher volumes and solid earnings in the quarter, achieving operating margins above 11% in all three business...


just-auto Plus only Goodyear US declares quarterly dividend

14 July 2016

Directors of the Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company have declared a quarterly dividend of seven cents per share of common stock. The dividend is payable 1 September 2016, to shareholders of record on 1 August 2016. The payout represents an annual rate of 28...


just-auto Plus only Subaru recognises Goodyear with two top supplier awards

20 May 2016

The Goodyear Tire ad Rubber Company received two prestigious North American supplier awards for its performance in environmental sustainability and environmental stewardship by Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA). "SIA seeks to recognise suppliers who...


just-auto Plus only Goodyear US announces redemption of its senior notes

16 May 2016

The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company, on 13 May 2016 announced that it will redeem all of its outstanding US$900m in principal amount of 6.5% senior notes due 2021 on 13 June, 2016. The redemption price will be 104.875% of the principal amount of the notes...


just-auto Plus only Goodyear US announces public offering of senior notes

12 May 2016

The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company on 10 May 2016, announced that it has commenced a public offering of US$900m aggregate principal amount of 10-year senior notes. The notes will be senior unsecured obligations of the company. Issuance and sale of the notes...


Goodyear Q1 net income down 18% to US$184m

29 April 2016

Goodyear has unveiled first quarter net income down 18% to US$184m and sales down US$0.4bn to US$3.7bn, largely due to unfavourable foreign currency translation of US$141m and the deconsolidation of the company’s subsidiary in Venezuela


just-auto Plus only Goodyear US announces quarterly dividend

14 April 2016

Directors of the Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company have declared a quarterly dividend of 7 cents per share of common stock. The dividend is payable 1 June, 2016, to shareholders of record on 2 May, 2016. The payout represents an annual rate of 28 cents per...


just-auto Plus only Goodyear committed to strategy for profitable future

12 April 2016

The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company achieved its third consecutive year of record segment operating income in 2015 and is well-positioned for future success. “I am very pleased to report that our company delivered record levels of performance in 2015...


GENEVA - Goodyear concept autonomous tyres

2 March 2016

Goodyear has unveiled two new concept tyres for autonomous cars at this week's Geneva International Motor Show.


just-auto Plus only Dale Earnhardt Jr. Goodyear's brand ambassador

18 February 2016

The Goodyear tyre & Rubber Company today announced NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr., 26-time NASCAR winner, will be the featured expert who chooses Goodyear tyres on and off the track in a series of broadcast, digital and print ads. "We've already...


Venezuela hits Goodyear 2015 results

9 February 2016

Goodyear's fourth quarter 2015 sales were $4.1bn, compared to $4.4bn a year ago after a $339m exchange rate hit. But operating income rose 33% to $476m due to materials cost savings and higher tyre volume.


just-auto Plus only Yujiro Kanahara appointed as Nippon Goodyear's new President

10 December 2015

Nippon Goodyear, today, 8 December 2015, announced that veteran tire industry executive Yujiro Kanahara has been named President of the company. Kanahara joins Goodyear following a 36 year career with Bridgestone Corporation where he served in executive...


Goodyear Q3 sales down to US$4.2bn from US

30 October 2015

Goodyear has unveiled third quarter sales down to US$4.2bn from US$4.7bn, with the tyre manufacturer maintaining the decrease is largely attributable to unfavourable foreign currency translation of US$430m.


just-auto Plus only US: Goodyear introduces Fuel Max RSA tyre for regional/long haul fleets

29 October 2015

Goodyear has introduced a commercial truck tyre that provides excellent fuel economy for regional/long haul driving and enhanced toughness for driving in urban environments, plus long miles to removal and a high level of traction. "The new Fuel Max RSA has...


Goodyear to shut English plant

8 October 2015

Goodyear plans to shut down its manufacturing plant in Wolverhampton, central England.


Goodyear ends global alliance with Sumitomo

5 October 2015

Goodyear Tyre & Rubber has announced that it has dissolved its global alliance with Sumitomo Rubber Industries.


just-auto Plus only US: Goodyear introduces free flat repair programme

5 October 2015

Goodyear will begin offering free flat tyre repairs in all company-owned Goodyear auto service centres, starting 1 October. With the Free Flat Repair programme, consumers who come to Goodyear with a flat tyre will be offered a free tyre damage assessment and...


Goodyear SA to expand HVA tyre production

18 September 2015

Goodyear plans to expand capacity to manufacture HVA tyres at its Uitenhage plant in South Africa, over the next 16 months. The company also plans to shift the production of truck tyres from Uitenhage to Europe or the Middle East.


just-auto Plus only FRANCE: Goodyear Dunlop Tyres appoints Camille Mounier as marketing director

26 August 2015

Goodyear Dunlop Tyres France has appointed Camille Mounier as marketing director. She is responsible for promoting the Goodyear and Dunlop brands as well as Sava and Fulda in France. She also supervises public relations communication for these brands and the...

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company news

GM collaborates with suppliers over rubber supply

16 May 2017

General Motors says it is commited to sourcing sustainable natural rubber in its tyres to drive t...


Goodyear posts US$3.7bn sales in Q1

4 May 2017

Goodyear has reported results for the first quarter of 2017 and presented a flat picture. "The...


Venezuela hits Goodyear results

11 April 2017

Trends in the global tyre industry play to the strengths of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Compan...


Goodyear positioned to 'gain from industry trends'

11 April 2017

Goodyear says that trends in the global tyre industry play to its strengths and strategy to drive...


just-auto Plus only Goodyear presents two tyre concepts at Geneva show

8 March 2017

The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company showcased several new and emerging technologies in its lat...


just-auto Plus only Goodyear reports US$561m income in Q4 2016

9 February 2017

The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company on 8 February 2017 reported results for the fourth quarter...



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