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Dunlop Sportmax Q-Lite: Sports touring performance for lightweight bikes

Dunlop Sportmax Q-Lite launched for the lightweight sectorSports touring performance with enhanced mileage Tread pattern inspired by Dunlop’s range of hypersport tyresDunlop has launched its latest sports touring tyre, Sportmax Q-Lite, which combines hypersport-style performance with a high-mileage tread and improved handling. This mix makes the Sportmax Q-Lite suitable to tackle the demands of daily riding on lightweight bikes, such as the 125cc and...

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Goodyear-supported De Rooy team wins Dakar using TPMS technology

Goodyear partner Team De Rooy IVECO has reached the end of the challenging 2023 Dakar Rally, completing almost 9000 varied kilometres across Saudi Arabia over 16 days. As part of their journey, the Dutch team used Goodyear OFFROAD tires and Goodyear’s Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) to help keep track of a vital part of their effort.When the final stage of the Dak...

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Goodyear OFFROAD tires take another Dakar Rally win with Team De Rooy

Goodyear tires were the winning choice of 2023 Dakar Rally winner Team De Rooy, which took victory at the end of 16 challenging days of action across the Saudi Arabian desert. After almost 9000 kilometres of rock, sand and muddy terrain, with almost 5000 of those as special stages, the Dutch team finished first, third and fourth with three of its IVECO trucks.As the only p...

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Goodyear unveils 90% sustainable-material demonstration tire, approved for road use

Today, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company unveiled a demonstration tire comprised of 90% sustainable materials. This demonstration tire has passed all applicable regulatory testing as well as Goodyear’s internal testing. 

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Goodyear and Gatik demonstrate capability to accurately estimate tire-road friction potential

In an important step towards safer and more sustainable goods movement through autonomous transportation, Goodyear and Gatik have demonstrated, in a proof of concept, that intelligent tires powered by Goodyear SightLine technology can accurately estimate tire-road friction potential and provide real-time informa...

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Dunlop Geomax MX33 chosen as original fitment for factory edition motocross bikes

KTM, Husqvarna and GasGas choose Dunlop Geomax MX33 for factory edition motocross bikesGeomax MX33 used to win in AMA Supercross and MXGP Proven race-winning tyre, fitted as standardDunlop’s Geomax MX33, a proven championship-winning tyre, has once again been chosen as original equipment on the factory edition models from three of the most successful motocross racing brands.The KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition, Husqvarna FC 450 Rockstar Edition an...

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Goodyear ready to support De Rooy truck team for Dakar challenge

The 2023 motorsport season waits no time to get started, with one of the world’s most prestigious races already getting underway while New Year’s celebrations are going on around the globe. From 31 December 2022 to 15 January 2023, the 2023 Dakar will tear across the Saudi Arabian mountains and desert. Teams complete 14 stages criss-crossing the country from the Red Sea to the Arabian Gulf and covering almost 5000 km. Goodyear is a partner of Team De Rooy Iveco, providing them...

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Goodyear Sustainable Reality Survey: sustainability remains at the forefront of fleet operations

Goodyear has unveiled the results of its annual Sustainable Reality Survey. The survey asked more than 1,400 fleet operators from 33 European countries about their sustainability efforts, targets and strategies. The key findings are: Fleets report a significant rise in clearly defined sustainability objectives and measures. Knowledge of environmental legislation continues to rise. Tires continue to play a key role in lowering fleet carbon emissions...

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Goodyear FIA ETRC 2022: Goodyear completes another successful season of heavyweight racing

Goodyear has completed another spectacular season of truck racing action, demonstrating the performance, durability and sustainability of its truck tyre technology. The 2022 Goodyear FIA European Truck Racing Championship season drew to a close in Jarama, Spain on 2nd October, the last of eight rounds.A dominant Norbert Kiss won his fourth title in Goodyear FIA ETRC, with Teo Calvet fending off close competition to win the Goodyear FIA ETRC Promoter’s Cup.

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The legacy continues: Goodyear and NASCAR announce the continuation of a historic relationship

With one of the longest-running relationships in racing history, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and NASCAR today announced a new multi-year agreement renewing Goodyear’s position as the exclusive tire for NASCAR’s top three national series.  The agreement continues Goodyear’s designation as the “Official Tire of NASCAR,” as well as the title sponsor...

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Goodyear and rFactor close the gap between real and virtual racing

Goodyear collaborates with rFactor 2 developer Studio 397 to bring cutting-edge tyre models to Le Mans Virtual SeriesGoodyear continues as an official partner of the esports championshipTogether, Goodyear and Studio 397 have achieved a step forward in authenticity and realism

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Goodyear wins award for optimization of ultra-high performance development process

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is the 2022 winner of the Innovation Award, in the category “Process,” presented by FEDIL, the Luxembourgish multisectoral business federation. In this category, Goodyear was recognized for optimizing its Ultra-High-Performance (UHP) development process by combining different techniques and disciplines through a statistical model, extending current capabilities. More than 50 performance criteria must be considered when developin...

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Porsche chooses Dunlop Sport Maxx Race 2 to grip 718 Cayman GT4 RS

Dunlop Sport Maxx Race 2 is available as an ‘N2-rated’ original equipment (OE) option on the brand-new Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS, the range-topping variant of Porsche’s 718 family.For the new version of Porsche’s hallowed GT family, Dunlop Sport Maxx Race 2 is one of the tires of choice.The N2 version of Dunlop Sport Maxx Race 2 is homologated by Porsche for use on the 718 Cayman GT4 RS as well as the 718 Cayman GT4, in sizes 245/35ZR20 (f...

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Goodyear announces TruckForce Award winners for the third quarter

Five winners, each from a different country, are recognised this quarter The awards are a showcase of Goodyear’s service offering across EuropeGoodyear is pleased to announce the winners of the TruckForce Service Awards for the third quarter of 2022. The award recognises outstanding qua...

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Dunlop rider Erik Willems wins Enduro European Championship with Geomax EN91

Dunlop Geomax EN91 chosen by Enduro European ChampionErik Willems and Dunlop continue successful partnershipContinued success of Geomax rangeDunlop rider Erik Willems has been crowned 2022 Enduro European Champion after comp...

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Goodyear Winter Driving Attitudes Survey: research unveils huge gap in winter driving confidence among European countries

Goodyear’s Winter Driving Attitudes Survey1 set out to learn more about European drivers’ attitudes and habits to seasonal driving4000 drivers surveyed across eight European countriesSurvey finds that 42% of drivers switch between summer and winter tires

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Goodyear provides insights into fastest-growing all-season tire segment

According to this year’s report on the European tire market conducted by ETRMA, all-season tires have become the industry’s fastest-growing segment1. This is driven by all-season tires’ versatility and convenience, as well as changing European regulations.Goodyear’s research and development has resulted in the development of a stronger-than-ever offering...

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Forward-thinking performance: How Goodyear provides all-season grip with sustainability

What do A-class rolling resistance, innovative compound technology, winter lab and tire simulator have in common? The answer is: sustainability in Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 all-season tire.Grip on snow and ice vs rolling resistanceIs it possible to create an all-season tire rated for ...

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Goodyear Winter Driving Attitudes Survey: ice causes shivers of fear among drivers across Europe

Goodyear’s Winter Driving Attitudes Survey1 set out to learn more about European drivers’ attitudes and habits to seasonal driving4,000 drivers surveyed across eight European countriesSurvey finds that 16% of European drivers would never drive in icy conditions

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BMW chooses Dunlop SportSmart TT for new S 1000 RR

Dunlop SportSmart TT selected for new BMW superbikeContinuing OE partnership alongside M 1000 RRDunlop and BMW enjoyed a successful year on the racetrackBMW has selected Dunlop SportSmart TT as an original equipment (OE) fit...

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Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 wins Auto Bild’s all-season tire test

Auto Bild rated the Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 tire “exemplary”In addition to the primary performance test, the tire also won “Green tire 2022”It’s the third consecutive year Goodyear has won the All-Season award

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DAF Driver Challenge 2022: Goodyear delivers performance fit for the finest truck drivers in Europe

DAF Driver Challenge took place at Goodyear’s proving ground in Luxembourg on 1st and 2nd OctoberGoodyear the exclusive tyre supplier for the competitionGábor Szabados crowned best driver in Europe

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Goodyear to showcase Eagle GO concept tire on Citroën oli

The Eagle GO concept tire’s tread compound is made of nearly all sustainable materialsDeveloped in partnership with the Citroën oli concept car projectUsing a range of sustainable materials in the tire tread compound, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has developed the Eagle GO concept tire, which will be fitted to Citroën’...

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More than tyres: Goodyear to highlight Total Mobility at Bauma 2022

Goodyear’s Total Mobility pillars of trusted products, reliable services and tyre management solutions to take center stage on the Goodyear stand at the world’s leading trade fair for the construction and mining industry Bauma 2022 takes place from 24-30 October at Munich’s Trade Fair Center Messe München

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Team USA wins Motocross of Nations with Dunlop

Team USA claims memorable MXoN victory at homeDunlop wins more races than any other manufacturerTraction and grip provided by the new Dunlop Geomax MX14Team USA secured a historic Motocross of Nations (MXoN) victory on Sunda...

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Goodyear FIA ETRC: Sustainability in focus as Goodyear writes new chapter of history at Le Mans

This weekend, a new page will be written in the long history of Goodyear racing at Le Mans, with the Goodyear FIA European Truck Racing Championship returning to the famous French circuit for the penultimate round of the season.Goodyear has a long history of winning at Le Mans, with 14 overall victories in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, arguably the world’s most prestigious ca...

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Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 impresses with winter performance in Gute Fahrt test

German publication Gute Fahrt has crowned Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 the joint winner of its latest all-season tire test and, in particular, the top performing tire in the test’s winter weather criteria. The testers recommended the tire’s superior performance on wintry roads, writing that “no one can hold a candle to the Goodyear Vector on snow”

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Goodyear’s 63% sustainable-material demonstration truck tire strengthens the company's vision for helping to drive efficiency and sustainability for commercial fleets

During IAA Transportation, Goodyear presented an innovative demonstration truck tire made with 63% sustainable-material content*, demonstrating the company’s focus on selecting more sustainable materials for its products.Goodyear’s integrated offer of products and mobility solutions is a step towards a mobility ecosystem helping customers achieve their sustainab...

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Viltais Racing Igol leads Dunlop podium sweep in 100th anniversary Bol d’Or

Top three teams all chose Dunlop, including winner Viltais Racing IgolDunlop tyres delivered pace and longevity in season finaleInaugural Dunlop Superstock Trophy champions crownedDunlop tyres were the choice of the top thre...

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Dunlop Superstock Trophy champions to be crowned at Bol d’Or

Majority of teams choose Dunlop tyres 24-hour endurance race closes EWC seasonHighly competitive Dunlop Superstock Trophy title battleDunlop tyres are the choice of the majority of the grid for this weekend’s Bol d’...

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Dunlop Qualifier CORE now available in more sizes for hypersport value

Range grows with two front and five rear sizesAffordable hypersport package features latest Dunlop technologyAimed at sports, naked, roadster and sports tourer riders Dunlop Qualifier CORE is now available in more sizes...

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Team USA sweeps Dunlop Geomax Challenge podium after gruelling ISDE

International Six Days of Enduro visits FranceTeam USA podium lockout in Dunlop Geomax ChallengeTop-five position for Dunlop team in World Trophy classificationLast week, the 96th edition of the International Six Days of End...

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Maserati Grecale to arrive equipped with Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV

Goodyear tires selected as OE fitments for new Maserati Grecale SUVGoodyear to produce Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV in 235/55R19 fittingMaserati Grecale is a mid-sized SUV with amazing performanceGoodyear tires have been selected as an original fitment on the upcoming Maserati Grecale. Initially announced in March, the car is the next generation in Maserati’s SUV range.

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Goodyear will showcase its vision for helping customers become more efficient, more competitive, and more sustainable at IAA Transportation

Goodyear will showcase its Goodyear Total Mobility solution and vision for efficient and sustainable transportation at the IAA Transportation show in Hannover scheduled for 20-25 September. The company will highlight products, services, mobility solutions and modern web applications and data processing, that demonstrate its leading role in providing support for transport fleets in the future and demanding transport ecosystem.

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Goodyear unveils TruckForce Service Awards for the second quarter

Five winners, each from different countries, are recognised this quarter Awards reflect the reach of Goodyear’s commercial activity across EuropeGoodyear is pleased to announce the winners of the TruckForce Service Awards for the second quarter of 2022. The award recognises outstanding service among TruckForce partners with operations in Europe.This quarter, winners we...

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Dunlop teams impress in gruelling Suzuka 8 Hours

Leading Dunlop teams impressed with their performance and determination in Sunday’s Suzuka 8 Hours despite challenges that ultimately prevented the front-running teams from challenging for the victory. There was success in the Superstock class, however, with a Dunlop team on the podium.Full-season FIM Endurance World Championship outfits BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team and Webike SRC Kawasaki France both showed consistent and impressive pace o...

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Dunlop looks forward to a Suzuka special as EWC heads to Japan

EWC’s long-awaited return to Japan for Suzuka 8H16 bikes to race on Dunlop tyresHigh-quality field bringing together the best of Europe and JapanThis weekend, the FIM Endurance World Championship makes its long-awaited return to the Suzuka 8 Hours as the top tier of motorcycle endurance racing heads back to Japan for the first time in three years. As ever, Dunlop is suppo...

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Dunlop celebrates continued road racing success at Armoy

A clean sweep of victories for Padgetts Honda rider Davey ToddDunlop the tyre of choice for race winnersTodd breaks the Armoy record previously set by Michael DunlopDunlop has continued its 2022 road racing success at the Armoy Road Races in Northern Ireland. Victories for Milenco by Padgetts Honda rider Davey Todd in both Supersport races and the headline Race of Legends, ...

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Renault chooses Goodyear for Mégane E-TECH Electric

EfficientGrip Performance range chosen as OEVector 4Seasons Gen-3 available as all-season optionBrand-new electric hatchback continue Mégane legacyRenault has selected a range of Goodyear tires as original equipment fitments on the brand-new Mégane E-TECH Electric, the French automaker’s new fully electric car.Five different Goodyear tires and sizes have been chosen as part of the Mégane ...

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Dunlop MXGP rider Brian Bogers wins at sandy Lommel

Dunlop rider Brian Bogers scored his first ever victory in the FIM Motocross World Championship on Sunday, with his Dunlop Geomax tyres giving him the traction to master the sand at Lommel, one of MXGP’s most demanding tracks.Riding the Standing Construct Husqvarna Factory Racing bike, Bogers enjoyed a memorable race day in Belgium that gave him his first MXGP race win in the first heat and was improved by a last-lap pass to secure the overall G...

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Dunlop enjoys more road racing success at Southern 100

A month after winning every solo race at the Isle of Man TT, Dunlop tyres were the choice for several victories at the Southern 100, including a dominant race week for Milenco by Padgetts Honda rider Davey Todd (pictured above, #7). Based on the 4.25-mile Billown Course at the southern tip of the Isle of Man, this year’s Southern 100 attracted many star riders from the TT a month ago, including Davey Todd and Michael Dunlop (pictured above,...

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Goodyear hails teams for the speed and reliability of modern LMP2

LMP2 cars set new standards for reliability and performance at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.Teams travelled further compared to races 10 years ago while using less fuel and fewer tyres.Three weeks after Le Mans, the FIA World Endurance Championship resumes at Monza.Last month, the 24 Hours of Le Mans delivered impressive results for Goodyear and the LMP2 category. 26 out of the ...

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Grab the holeshot: Dunlop launches Geomax MX14

Developed with top riders in MXGPTaller tread blocks and new rubber compoundImprovements for traction, braking and slide controlDunlop’s new Geomax MX14 motocross tyre, which was developed in collaboration with top riders in the FIM Motocross World Championship, is now available for all motocross riders.As the successor to the Geomax MX12, th...

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Dunlop renews partnership with ISDE ahead of 2022 edition

Dunlop Geomax Challenge returnsTeam USA chooses Dunlop to challenge for the win2022 edition to take place in southern FranceDunlop has renewed its partnership as an official sponsor of the FIM International Six Days of Enduro (ISDE), which this year takes place on a demanding route at Le Puy-en-Velay, France, from Monday 29 August to Saturday 3 September. 

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Goodyear launches GP-3E for wheel loaders, articulated dump trucks and graders

Simplifying tyre choice for infrastructure projectsGoodyear has introduced GP-3E, a tyre designed for wheel loaders, articulated dump trucks and graders. Typically, such machines are used on major infrastructure projects that have tough cost and timescale targets. As a result of researching operators’ needs, Goodyear has increased the operational versatility of its latest tyre generation, the advanced GP-3E makes the tyre choice...

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Relentless performance at Goodyear’s biggest 24 Hours of Le Mans since comeback

Goodyear’s second year as the exclusive tyre partner to the LMP2 category at the 24 Hours of Le Mans delivered unshakable performance, durability and consistency. The 27 cars in the LMP2 class began the race on Goodyear tyres, two more than last year which was the first year Goodyear began its exclusive partnership to the category in the FIA World Endurance Championship and European Le Mans Series. An around the clock operation supplied tea...

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Dunlop tyres win every solo race at Isle of Man TT

Dunlop riders win six of six solo races at Isle of Man TTPeter Hickman wins four races, including prestigious Senior TT14 of 18 podium finishers chose Dunlop tyresDunlop tyres won all six solo races at the long-awaited return of the Isle of Man TT Races, including a historic victory in the headline Senior TT race for Dunlop rider Peter Hickman on Saturday. In total, Dunlop tyres were the tyre of ...

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Goodyear launches The Sustainable Reality Survey 2022

Goodyear is pleased to announce the second year of its Sustainable Reality Survey, building on the results of last year.The annual survey asks those working in the transportation industry across Europe about the realities of working towards more sustainable transportation.More than 1000 fleets contributed to the results of last year’s survey, and this year is the first opportunity to identify trends and discover if perspectives have changed.

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Read the fifth edition of Goodyear GoRacing

The fifth edition of GoRacing, Goodyear Racing's e-magazine, is now available. This edition previews the most prestigious endurance race on the calendar, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The magazine includes a feature from drivers competing in the race, explaining some of the most notorious parts of the circuit and what it takes to master a lap. Meanwhile, there's a deep dive into Goodyear's Le Mans tyre range and what's changed for this year.

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24 Hours of Le Mans preview: Goodyear looks ahead to motorsport’s most prestigious endurance race

Goodyear is the exclusive tyre supplier for the LMP2 category24 Hours of Le Mans is the highlight of the endurance racing calendarGoodyear Blimp to fly over the race The 24 Hours of Le Mans is the most prestigious race on the endurance racing calendar. Goodyear looks ahead to exclusively supplying the grid of 27 LMP2 cars.Goodyear desi...

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