Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company


All the very latest information about Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in one place. The latest Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company business news, analysis, comment and interviews, all from our automotive industry experts at just-auto.

Latest insights


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


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.


just-auto Plus only 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. Chris Delaney has been named president of Goodyear’s Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) business unit. He has been president of the company’s Asia...


just-auto Plus only 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. The company’s initial focus...


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.


just-auto Plus only 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). The first commercial use of a new soybean oil-based rubber compound is...


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 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...

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company news

Goodyear buying Ventech systems

20 September 2017

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has agreed to acquire Ventech Systems, a specialist in automat...


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 Amer...


Goodyear announces Mercury premium tyre process

12 September 2017

The increasing segmentation of the car market has led directly to a much more com...


Goodyear wireless sensors monitor Tesla EV tyres

11 September 2017

Goodyear is equipping Tesloop, a city to city mobility service that exclusively uses Tesla electr...


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 exclusi...


just-auto Plus only 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....



Forgot your password?