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Goodyear to support transport companies with the mandatory TPMS use legislation

New legislation applicable to Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) will come into effect across Europe from 7th July. The new law outlines the minimum operating standard for TPMS devices, including the data that’s displayed to drivers in real-time.From 7th July, all new commercial vehicles must be equipped with a working TPMS on all tires, including trailers, at the point of registration.[1] The most sign...

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Dunlop RoadSmart IV rated ‘Very Good’ in Motorrad magazine test

Dunlop RoadSmart IV has been recognised by leading German magazine Motorrad as ‘Very Good’ in the publication’s latest motorcycle tire test, earning particular praise for its feedback on country roads.Dunlop’s premium sports touring tire again impressed Motorrad’s testers in this spring’s test (issue 06/2024) for a third consecutive year1. This time,...

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Dunlop teams prove tire performance with 24h Le Mans success

BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team charges to P2 overall and Dunlop Superstock winner, National Motos Honda, finishes a remarkable P5 overall. The fastest laps were set towards the end of stints, demonstrating enduring tyre performance in demanding conditions,The 2024 FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC) season started with the 24 Heures Motos at Le Mans. It was a ...

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Goodyear empowers fleets with the Drive Results Tour 2024 rolling out across Europe

Goodyear announces the launch of the Drive Results Tour 2024. Through showcasing its flagship mobile showroom truck and deploying a special fleet of Drive Results Vans, the tour will offer a unique experience for transport fleets to benefit from Goodyear end-to-end offering.During the tour, Goodyear experts will provide tangible examples of how Goodyear Total Mobility suite of products, solutions, and services can maximize efficiency, competitiveness...

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Dunlop set to support top teams at Le Mans ahead of 2024 EWC season

This weekend marks the start of the 2024 FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC) season, with Dunlop once again the tire supplier to the majority of teams competing at the 24 Heures Motos at Le Mans; the first of the four-round championship.Dunlop will bring a total of 3400 tires to Le Mans, supplying no fewer than 35 teams racing at the 24 Heures Motos this weekend. Top Fo...

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Goodyear WEC preview: Davide Rigon looks ahead to 6 Hours of Imola

The FIA World Endurance Championship will race at Imola for the first time this weekend. The historic venue replaces Monza as the Italian round of the championship which has held a spot on the calendar since 2021. Imola is a circuit rich with rich motorsport heritage. First holding motorsport events in 1953, it has become one of the world’s most recognisable circuit...

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Dunlop Trailmax Raid celebrates one year of allowing adventure riders to explore without limits

Dunlop is celebrating the first anniversary of the launch of Trailmax Raid. Developed as Dunlop’s first 50/50 on/off-road offering, Trailmax Raid combines expertise and technology from the brand’s extensive adventure riding and touring range with that from its off-road sector.Launched to the media amidst the scenic beauty of the Italian Tuscan hills 12 months ago, the ...

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Dunlop unveils its next-generation all-season tire

Dunlop has launched its next generation of all-season tires. The Dunlop All Season 2 has been developed to compete in the value segment of the all-season market, projected to grow by an estimated 2 to 3% each year between 2023 and 20281.The new All Season 2 is designed to fit a range of modern vehicles, such as popular city cars and SUVs. It answers the needs of drivers who look for state-of-the-art products from a manufacturer adept at developing tires that offer outstandin...

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Prototypes vs GTs: Goodyear Racing previews the two ELMS categories

When the 4 Hours of Barcelona gets underway on 14th April, Goodyear will be well on its way to its biggest season since it returned to endurance racing in 2020. In 2024, it continues as the exclusive supplier of LMP2 in the European Le Mans Series and at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. In addition, the new LMGT3 category, which has already thrilled in the FIA World Endurance Championship, begins in ELMS.

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Top riders “very satisfied” with Dunlop tires ahead of CIV season

Leading riders have praised the range of Dunlop tires on offer ahead of the new Dunlop CIV (Campionato Italiano Velocità) season, which gets underway this weekend at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli.This season, Dunlop strengthens its partnership with the Italian championship. Having previously supplied tires to the Superbike, Moto3 and Pre-Moto3 classes, Dunlop is n...

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Goodyear Eagle F1 SuperSport R and RS chosen for Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Goodyear is proud to announce its continued association with Porsche to homologate the Eagle F1 SuperSport R and SuperSport RS, the two most performance-orientated tires in Goodyear’s UUHP portfolio. The designs of both tire specifications extract the most out of the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS supercar.Pushing the limits of performance from a fully road-legal tire, Goodyear has developed a two-tire range for the Porsche 911 GT3 RS. The unique high-friction compound of the SuperSport RS p...

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Goodyear announces official opening of new simulation center in Luxembourg to enhance tire development process

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today officially opened its Simulation Center in Luxembourg to welcome a new era for tire design and development.Outfitted with a DiM250 DYNAMIC Driving Simulator developed by VI-grade, the Center is designed to enhance Goodyear’s collaboration with OEMs and support elite tire performance through personalised product development.Utilizing virtual tire development process, Goodyear’s team can use the Simulatio...

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Why opt for premium tires this summer?

As winter tire regulations come to an end in March across many European countries, drivers must think of choosing the right tires for safe, comfortable, and economical summer driving.  With a large variety of tire choices available on the market, it's crucial for drivers to recognize the significant performance disparities among them. The choice of tires can dramatically affect ...

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Goodyear achieves DAF’s highest supplier rating for third consecutive year

Goodyear is pleased to announce it has been awarded the prestigious ‘Master’ rating by DAF for the third consecutive year. The DAF Supplier Performance Management program (SPM) evaluates suppliers based on performance in key areas including product development, operations support, and alignment with DAF’s business objectives.

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Goodyear tires chosen by Citroën as original equipment for the ë-C3

Goodyear’s EfficientGrip Performance 2 has been chosen by Citroën to equip its new all-electric ë-C3. The approved fitment embodies Goodyear’s commitment to performance, efficiency, and the future of electric mobility.The new Citroën ë-C3 is the first all European designed and built affordable small car without any compromise on quality, experience and comfort.

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Dunlop begins MXGP season with MX2 win in Argentina

Dunlop riders completed the FIM Motocross World Championship season opener in Argentina with the MX2 win and a full Dunlop podium in the second race, including a return to the top step of the podium for Kay de Wolf and a first podium for Triumph Racing. This success demonstrates how the combination of Dunlop Geomax MX34 and MX14 provided the grip and stability needed to push to the li...

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Dębica Presto: The all-new budget summer tire designed for versatile vehicle usage

Dębica is pleased to announce the launch of the Dębica Presto, the latest high-performance summer tire with a robust construction suitable for modern SUVs, excellent wet grip and efficiency. The first new SKUs have been available since January, and a total of 22 new sizes will be on the market by August 2024.  &...

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Goodyear tires chosen for the new Volkswagen Passat Variant

A range of Goodyear tires have been selected as original equipment (OE) fitments by Volkswagen for the all-new Passat Variant. Goodyear summer, winter and all-season tires will be available in all applicable tire sizes on the new model.The new Passat will be launched as a versatile estate car, known as the Variant in most markets, in the first quarter of 2024. With more th...

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Goodyear Qatar 1812 km preview: WEC welcomes LMGT3

A new dawn for GT racing begins next weekend as the first round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) gets underway at the Lusail International Circuit, Qatar. LMGT3 will make its debut appearance with an 18-car grid.Goodyear is the exclusive tire supplier to LMGT3, which replaces LMGTE in WEC, the pinnacle of endurance racing. The category is based on the existing...

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Goodyear embarks on new era at the pinnacle of GT racing

2024 will be Goodyear’s biggest year in endurance racing since it returned in 2020. With the introduction of LMGT3 in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), Goodyear Racing has spent months developing an advanced specification of tire for the exciting new category. Nine of the most recognisable brands in GT racing will battle around the world o...

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Dunlop SportSmart TT impresses at Suzuki GSX-8R launch

Dunlop SportSmart TT was the chosen tire of Suzuki to equip the launch of its new GSX-8R in January, helping to extract maximum performance out of the new model. The launch took place at the same Monteblanco Circuit that Dunlop used to launch SportSmart TT six years ago.The Suzuki GSX-8R, announced at EICMA in 2023 and commercially launched in January 2024, is based on its...

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One-two finish for Dunlop teams in FIM E-Xplorer World Cup

One-two finish for Dunlop teams in FIM E-Xplorer World CupDunlop equipped teams dominated the opening round of the FIM E-Xplorer World Cup in Osaka, Japan, with Team HRC winning ahead of Robbie Maddison Racing.Dunlop Geomax tires were chosen by six teams, and five out of the six possible p...

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Dunlop sponsors innovative FIM E-Xplorer World Cup opener

Dunlop will be at the forefront of the exciting FIM E-Xplorer World Cup when its 2024 season begins in Osaka, Japan, this weekend, providing tires for the off-road electric racing series.Thanks to its wide experience in off-road racing, Dunlop is well positioned to grip the off-road electric bikes that will compete in this innovative and sustainable championship. Launched ...

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Goodyear guide to driving in winter in Europe 2023/24

Goodyear guide to driving in winter in Europe 2023/24Whether you are a local or a tourist taking a scenic winter driving holiday, it's not always easy to know what tire legislation might exist in different European regions, and the arrival of colder temperatures and harsh weather conditions can make driving during the winter period difficult and daunting. ...

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Sava Intensa SUV 2 focuses on budget segment with range expansion

Sava is pleased to announce the expansion of its summer tire Intensa SUV 2 range, with 15 new sizes for the SUV market. The European car market continues to evolve towards SUVs, with the transition to EV and hybrid powertrains accelerating the growth. Forecasts predict a compound annual growth rate of 5.5% 1 in the SUV market between 2022 and 2027. In the s...

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Goodyear announces expansion to its Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6 range

Goodyear has announced it will introduce 95 new SKUs for its premium summer tire Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6, with a particular focus on sizes 19” and above to further enhance Goodyear’s offering in the market.The European car market continues to evolve towards SUVs, with the transition to EV and hybrid powertrains accelerating the growth. Goodyear forecasts a compound annua...

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Dunlop Trailmax Raid chosen for rally-inspired special edition from Suzuki Italy

Suzuki Italy has revealed a special edition of its popular V-Strom model, featuring Dunlop Trailmax Raid tires as part of a package of adventure-focused upgrades that evoke memories of Suzuki’s historic off-road prowess.The Suzuki V-Strom 800DE Djebel was revealed at the Motor Bike Expo in Verona, Italy, earlier this month, and is characterised by graphics reminiscent of...

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Team De Rooy demonstrates solid performance at Dakar 2024 with Goodyear tires and TPMS

Following 14 demanding days navigating the challenging terrains of Saudi Arabia in the Dakar 2024 Rally, Team De Rooy, equipped with Goodyear OFFROAD tires and TPMS, celebrates their solid performance, highlighting resilience, skill, and determination.The 2024 Dakar Rally proved to be a formidable challenge, spanning from AlUla to Yanbu, covering 5,000 kilometers of diverse landscapes. Team De Rooy faced steep inclines, treacherous descents, and new ...

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Top motocross brands choose Dunlop Geomax MX34 as standard fitment

Dunlop's next-generation soft-mid MX tire, the Geomax MX34, has been selected by three prominent motocross manufacturers as the standard original equipment tire on their factory edition bikes. Following their selection of Geomax MX33 last year, the latest Geomax range has been chosen by KTM, GasGas and Husqvarna, solidifying Dunlop’s continued partnership with manufacturers competing at the highest level of motocross com...

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Goodyear and ZF collaborate to improve vehicle motion control with tire intelligence

Integration of Goodyear SightLine and ZF cubiX explores new safety features and enhanced driving dynamicsCollaboration named a CES 2024 Innovation Award HonoreeThe Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, a global leader in connected mobility, and ZF, a global leader in vehicle systems and industrial technology...

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TDK and Goodyear announce collaboration to advance tire intelligence technologies

TDK Corporation (TSE 6762) and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) today announced a collaboration to advance next-generation tire solutions with the goal of accelerating the development and adoption of integrated intelligent hardware and software into tires and vehicle ecosystems.Together, the organizations plan to bring a robust tire sensing system to market, combining TDK’s s...

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Goodyear and TNO enable safer mobility with tire intelligence

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, a leader in connected mobility, and TNO, a Dutch research organization, have showcased new possibilities for enhancing vehicle safety by integrating tire intelligence technology into the anti-lock brake system (ABS) controller of a test vehicle.The ABS is an important safety component in modern vehicles designed to help the driver maintain steering control ...

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Goodyear and Gatik further advance safety of autonomous vehicles with tire intelligence integration

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, a leader in connected mobility, and Gatik (Gatik AI, Inc.), the leader in autonomous middle mile B2B logistics, announced the expansion of the industry’s first, successful integration of tire intelligence technology into an autonomous driving system.Gatik's autonomous fleet, consisting of Class 3–7 box trucks, has made significant strides in enhancing t...

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Goodyear strengthens brand portfolio and expands European coverage

With Goodyear as the fastest growing premium tire brand in Europe, the company is redefining roles for its house of brands.After completing a comprehensive industry analysis and consumer segmentation study across Europe, Goodyear has unveiled plans to invest in and strengthen its portfolio of consumer brands, with a stronger premium role for Goodyear and redefined roles for its other brands, including Dunlop....

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Goodyear's robust support powers Team De Rooy in the 2024 Dakar rally challenge

Goodyear reaffirms its partnership with Team De Rooy for the upcoming Dakar 2024 rally. As their official tire supplier, Goodyear will support the Dutch team with high-performance offroad tires and tire management solutions throughout every stage of the competition. Goodyear's Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) will be deployed by Team De Rooy to monitor tire temperature and pressure levels in real time, ensuring swift responses to challenges and minimizing downtime.

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Goodyear launches “Drive Results Blog” empowering truck fleets for enhanced efficiency, competitiveness and sustainability

Goodyear is excited to announce the launch of its brand-new blog, designed to provide valuable insights and expert guidance to transport fleet managers helping them to drive results in terms of efficiency, competitiveness, and sustainability. This initiative is part of G...

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Dunlop expands portfolio to meet demands of the Light Truck market

Dunlop has strengthened its portfolio with the introduction of new light truck tires in the all-season and winter segments. Two new products will be available: Dunlop Econodrive AS (all-season) and Dunlop Econodrive Winter, expanding the existing Dunlop Econodrive light truck  range which includes summer tires Dun...

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Goodyear's cutting-edge tires for every vehicle: Unveiling the Goodyear EV-Ready logo

All new and current Goodyear tires are optimized to deliver exceptional performance for electric and internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, and this will be further clarified by the introduction of the new Goodyear EV-Ready logo.The new label, which will be introduced on the sidewall of all new replacement tires from the beginning of 2024, is designed to ensure drivers...

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Dunlop looks to the future, reflecting on a proud Grand Prix history

Although the MotoGP of Valencia ends a continuous presence in Grand Prix racing that started in 1949, Dunlop has reaffirmed its commitment to top-level and world championship motorcycle motorsport, a key component of the brand's DNA.Dunlop’s success story in Grand Prix racing has an impressive array of highlights, including: 

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Driving efficiency and insights: how Goodyear is leveraging data integration to support fleets

Goodyear achieved the first data integration to a third-party system in its tire management solutions for the Off-The-Road (OTR) industry, showcasing the company’s commitment to staying at the forefront of technological advancements. Thanks to Hiboo’s integration of data coming from Goodyear TPMS Heavy Duty, users can experience a more unified view of tire health and vehicle performance.Off-The-Road fleets, much like their on-road counterparts, e...

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Goodyear to unveil KMAX S & D GEN-2 17,5” -19,5” range at SOLUTRANS 2023

Goodyear will launch its KMAX S & D GEN-2 17.5” and 19,5” Steer and Drive commercial vehicle tire at SOLUTRANS 2023. With enhanced fuel efficiency, new KMAX GEN-2 will support cost savings and improved ranges across different applications, also for electric vehicles.Market-driven expansion Goodyear is enhancing its product range in response to evolving market demands such as growing need for vehicles with lower emissions and the increa...

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Filipe Albuquerque crowned 2023 Goodyear Wingfoot Award winner

Goodyear has crowned Filipe Albuquerque with the 2023 Wingfoot Award in Bahrain. The United Autosports driver won the award after an incredibly consistent season, narrowly beating Robert Kubica to take the overall season award. Meanwhile, Albert Costa took the top Wingfoot Award prize for the 8 Hours of Bahrain, with a stint average lap time of 1:56.96, 0.172 quicker ...

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New Goodyear UltraGrip Ice 3 on top in multiple Nordic winter tire tests

Goodyear UltraGrip Ice 3 convinces in latest tests with its excellent balanced performance.The new Goodyear Nordic friction tire UltraGrip Ice 3 is specifically designed for Nordic winter conditions. In recent Nordic magazine tire tests, it has obtained several top positions.  In the latest Finni...

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Albuquerque, Kubica tied on Goodyear Wingfoot Award points going into WEC Bahrain finale

In addition to the LMP2 drivers’ and constructors’ championships being decided in Bahrain this weekend, the Goodyear Wingfoot Award is also up for grabs.The FIA World Endurance Championship is set for a battle under the lights in Bahrain, with the Goodyear Wingfoot Award, drivers’ and constructors’ championships still to be decided.

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Goodyear demonstrated unwavering support for Team De Rooy in winning Rallye du Maroc 2023

Goodyear has supported Team De Rooy in the Rallye du Maroc 2023 which took place from 12th to 18th October. During this prelude to the Dakar 2024, Goodyear OFFROAD tires and Goodyear TPMS solution helped to conquer the demanding conditions of the Sahara sands.The Rallye du Maroc 2023 served as a proving ground for the upcoming Dakar 2024 for the Team De Rooy. With the support of Goodyear's tire technology and solutions the team ...

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Goodyear to showcase its integrated approach to driving fleet efficiency, competitiveness and sustainability at SOLUTRANS 2023

Goodyear is excited to announce its participation in SOLUTRANS 2023, the trade fair for haulage and urban transport professionals. SOLUTRANS is set to take place from 21st to 25th November 2023 at the Lyon Eurexpo, France. The company will present its comprehensive Goodyear Total Mobility end-to-end offering that empowers fleets to maximize efficiency, increase competitiveness, and foster sustainability.The interactive Goodyear ...

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Goodyear commits to long-term historic tire supply agreement with Masters

Goodyear announces global commitment to historic racing across portfolio of brandsGoodyear has announced a long-term tire supply agreement with Masters Historic Racing, one of the leading promoters of historic motorsport in the world. The tire supply agreement builds on Masters' long standing relationships with the Goodyear-owned Dunlop and Avon brands, and marks the reintroduction of Goodyear into several premium championships, including events for Formula 1 and 24 Hours of Le ...

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Dunlop to showcase its strongest range yet at world's largest motorcycle show

Dunlop is set to return to EICMA, showcasing its newest models and most innovative tire line-up to date. Dunlop’s presence at EICMA, in Milan, Italy, provides the perfect platform for it to discuss exciting plans for 2024 and beyond with dealers, partners and riders across the motorcycle industry.Dunlop will showcase its full Trail line-up at EICMA, including the newest ...

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Avon looks ahead to the future with EICMA presence

Avon Tyres, one of the motorcycle industry’s longest-established tire brands, will make its return to a major international show in November when it exhibits at EICMA in Milan, Italy.Looking ahead to an exciting future as part of the Goodyear family of brands, Avon will exhibit at the world's largest motorcycle fair to discuss plans for 2024 and beyond with riders and pa...

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Goodyear crowned Manufacturer of the Year of Winter Tires

Goodyear has once again been honoured as the Manufacturer of the Year 1, by the prestigious German automotive publication Auto Bild, this time for their outstanding performance in the winter tire category. This significant recognition follows their earlier award as the Manufacturer of the Year of Summer Tires 20232, reflecting Goodyear's excellence in providing superior tires year-round.Auto Bild has praised the exceptional performance of Goodye...

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