Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company


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Cleaner, connected, ‘breathing’ tyres

30 April 2018

The tyre is a highly complex product packed with advanced material engineering. Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s series of research snapshots, this one focuses on some recent advances in the tyres arena.


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.

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


Goodyear CFO to retire

18 June 2018

Goodyear Tire & Rubber said Laura Thompson, executive vice president and chief financial officer, would retire in the first quarter of 2019 after 35 years of service.


Goodyear extends its mobility innovations

1 June 2018

The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company says it is extending its worldwide innovation network to include Mcity, the University of Michigan-led public-private partnership to advance connected and automated vehicles and technologies.


just-auto Plus only Goodyear Q1 2018 sales up 4% at US$3.8bn

26 April 2018

The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company reported results for the first quarter of 2018. “We are pleased with our first quarter results given higher raw material costs and weaker demand than we expected in the quarter,” said Richard Kramer,...


Goodyear unveils natural rubber procurement policy

25 April 2018

Goodyear has outlined a new natural rubber procurement policy to address deforestation, land grabbing and human rights in the areas of the world where natural rubber is produced.


just-auto Plus only Goodyear/Bridgestone form tyre distribution JV

17 April 2018

The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company (Goodyear) and Bridgestone Americas, (Bridgestone) announced they are forming one of the largest tyre distribution joint ventures in the US. TyreHub, will provide US tyre dealers and retailers with a comprehensive range of...


just-auto Plus only Goodyear announces new senior director of IR

12 April 2018

The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company announced that Nicholas Mitchell has joined the company as senior director of investor relations. He reports to Christina Zamarro, who has taken on expanded responsibilities as vice president of corporate financial planning...


just-auto Plus only Wabco names new chief financial officer

12 March 2018

Wabco Holdings, a leading global supplier of technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, announced that it has appointed Roberto Fioroni to the role of chief financial officer (CFO) starting by 6 June,...


just-auto Plus only Goodyear unveils Oxygene concept tyre

7 March 2018

Goodyear's latest concept tyre, introduced at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, quite literally brings the future of mobility to life as a visionary solution for cleaner, more convenient, safer and more sustainable urban mobility. The concept,...


just-auto Plus only Goodyear presents new prototype tyre for EVs

7 March 2018

Goodyear offered a sneak peek during the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show of its EfficientGrip Performance with Electric Drive Technology, a prototype tyre for the growing electric vehicle market that will be on the road by 2019 in Europe. Goodyear...


GENEVA SHOW - Goodyear shows 'intelligent tyre'

6 March 2018

Goodyear has showcased what it describes as an intelligent tyre prototype - a complete tyre information system that includes a tyre, sensors and cloud-based algorithms that all work together 'to communicate in real-time with fleet operators via a mobile app'.


just-auto Plus only Goodyear Q4 2017 sales up 9% at US$4.1bn

9 February 2018

The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company reported results for the fourth quarter and full-year of 2017. “Our fourth-quarter results were highlighted by our performance in the 17-inch-and-larger segment in consumer replacement, which delivered nearly...


just-auto Plus only Goodyear tyre selected for 2018 Jeep Wrangler

6 December 2017

The 2018 Jeep Wrangler - unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show - will be fitted with two sizes of Goodyear’s Wrangler AT Adventure with Kevlar.  The Wrangler AT Adventure with Kevlar is Goodyear’s best tyre for versatility on and off road....


Goodyear acquires Ventech Systems

10 November 2017

Goodyear has completed the previously-announced acquisition of automated tyre inspection company, Ventech Systems from Grenzebach Maschinenbau to support its fleet services in Europe and other global regions.


Goodyear posts Q3 net income of US$129m

30 October 2017

Goodyear has reported third-quarter net income of US$129m and US$442m for the first nine months. Net sales were US$3.9bn for the third quarter and US$11.3bn for the nine months, while global revenue per tyre was up 5% for the quarter.


Goodyear buying Ventech systems

20 September 2017

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has agreed to acquire Ventech Systems, a specialist in automated tyre inspection technology, from Grenzebach Maschinenbau.


just-auto Plus only Goodyear North America appoints new CMO/CDO

19 September 2017

The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company announced two new leadership appointments for its North America consumer business. Mike Dwyer has been named chief marketing officer, and Mike Dauberman has been named chief digital officer. Both appointments are effective...


Goodyear announces Mercury premium tyre process

12 September 2017

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company plans a new factory in Luxembourg which uses a new production process to make premium tyres.


Goodyear wireless sensors monitor Tesla EV tyres

11 September 2017

Goodyear is equipping Tesloop, a city to city mobility service that exclusively uses Tesla electric vehicles, with wireless sensors in its tyres to improve overall tyre management and maximise uptime for its growing fleet


Goodyear adds fleet management tools to EVs

11 September 2017

Goodyear has announced that it is equipping Tesloop, a city-to-city mobility service that exclusively uses Tesla electric vehicles, with wireless sensors in its tyres to improve overall tyre management and maximise up time for its growing fleet.


Goodyear announces new senior leadership changes

8 September 2017

The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company named new leaders in two of its strategic business units.


Goodyear opens its first office in Silicon Valley

4 September 2017

The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company has opened its first office in the Silicon Valley to connect with automakers, suppliers and mobility-related startups working on the next generations of vehicles and service models.


USW ratifies Goodyear bargaining deal

30 August 2017

United Steelworkers (USW) says members of Locals 2L, 12L, 307L, 831L and 959L have ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with Goodyear on behalf of around 7,200 workers at tyre plants in Akron, Ohio; Danville, Virginia; Fayetteville, North Carolina; Gadsden, Alabama and Topeka, Kansas, by a three-to-one margin.


Goodyear introduces new tyre technology

30 August 2017

The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company is harvesting some unique "seeds" of innovation as it introduces a new tyre technology with support from the United Soybean Board (USB).


Goodyear names new VP and CTO

18 August 2017

Goodyear has unveiled Christopher Helsel as VP and chief technology officer, effective 1 September.


Sumitomo to focus on Falken tyres at Buffalo, NY

8 August 2017

Sumitomo Rubber Industries will stop supplying original equipment (OE) tyres to Goodyear Tire & Rubber from its Buffalo plant in New York state from next year, according to reports in Japan.


Goodyear and union strike contract deal

31 July 2017

Goodyear Tire & Rubber and the United Steelworkers (USW) have reached tentative agreement on a new five year master labour contract covering nearly 7,000 workers at five plants in the United States.


Goodyear Q2 net income down 37% to US$147m

31 July 2017

Goodyear has reported second-quarter net income down 37% to US$147m, with operating income of US$361m.


just-auto Plus only Goodyear/USW sign new five-year labour contract

31 July 2017

The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company and the United Steelworkers (USW) have reached tentative agreement on a new five-year master labour contract covering nearly 7,000 workers at five plants in the US. “We believe we have crafted a new labour...


just-auto Plus only Goodyear global tyre sales down 10% in Q2 2017

31 July 2017

The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company today reported results for the second quarter and first half of 2017. “Our second quarter results reflect the impact of volatile raw material costs and an increasingly challenging competitive environment,...


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 Tire & Rubber Company news

Goodyear CFO to retire

18 June 2018

Goodyear Tire & Rubber said Laura Thompson, executive vice president and chief financial offi...


Goodyear extends its mobility innovations

1 June 2018

The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company says it is extending its worldwide innovation network to inc...


Cleaner, connected, ‘breathing’ tyres

30 April 2018

The tyre is a highly complex product packed with advanced material engineering. Continuing just-a...


just-auto Plus only Goodyear Q1 2018 sales up 4% at US$3.8bn

26 April 2018

The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company reported results for the first quarter of 2018. “We...


Goodyear unveils natural rubber procurement policy

25 April 2018

Goodyear has outlined a new natural rubber procurement policy to address deforestation, land grab...


just-auto Plus only Goodyear/Bridgestone form tyre distribution JV

17 April 2018

The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company (Goodyear) and Bridgestone Americas, (Bridgestone) announced...



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