Goodyear Commercial Truck News

 
  • Goodyear-FleetHQ Emergency Roadside Service Helps One Millionth Customer

    AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 28, 2014

    Industry-Leading Service Gets Schneider National Truck Up And Running In Less Than Two Hours Continue

  • Daniels Tire Celebrates 75 Years As A Goodyear Dealer

    AKRON, Ohio, July 31, 2014

    Southern California-Based Dealership Offers Goodyear Tires, Retreads, Roadside Service and More Continue

  • New Goodyear Tires Target Mixed-Service Applications

    AKRON, Ohio, March 6, 2014

    G731 MSA And G751 MSA Will Be Available With Or Without Goodyear DuraSeal Technology Continue

  • Goodyear Names 31st Highway Hero

    AKRON, Ohio, Mar. 27, 2014

    Truck Driver Rescues Fellow Trucker Who Fell From Burning Rig That Was Suspended Over Freeway Overpass Continue

  • Goodyear To Announce 31st Highway Hero at Mid-America Trucking Show

    AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 11, 2014

    Names Finalists For The Trucking Industry’s Most Prestigious Award Continue

  • Goodyear Seeks Candidates For Next Highway Hero Award

    AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 6, 2013

    Highway Hero Nominations Will Be Accepted Through Nov. 29 Continue

  • Do You Know a Highway Hero?

    AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 12, 2013

    Do you know a professional truck driver who has performed an act of heroism while on the road? Continue

  • Goodyear Brings Total Package Solution To Great American Trucking Show

    AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 13, 2013

    Goodyear's Products, Services and Profitability Tools Will Help Fleets Lower Their Operating Costs Continue

  • Goodyear Unveils UniCircle Retreads For Wide-Base Truck Tires

    AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 7, 2013

    Spliceless UniCircle Design Adds To Wide-Base Tire's Benefits Continue

  • Clark Tire Celebrates 70 Years As A Goodyear Dealer

    AKRON, Ohio, July 22, 2013

    Dealership Offers Goodyear Consumer, Commercial Tires Through 24-Location Network Continue

  • More Goodyear Truck Tires Now Available Through TravelCenters, Petro Locations

    AKRON, Ohio, June 21, 2013

    Fleets and owner-operators will have increased access to premium Goodyear truck tires thanks to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s new agreement with TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters) Continue

  • Goodyear Opens Wingfoot Commercial Tire Center In Oklahoma City

    AKRON, Ohio, June 17, 2013

    Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems LLC, a subsidiary of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, has expanded its service network footprint with the recent opening of a Wingfoot Commercial Tire location in Oklahoma City, Okla. Continue

  • Goodyear Helps Utility Restoration Crews Weather the Storm

    AKRON, Ohio, June 3, 2013

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has launched Goodyear Storm Priority, a new service designed to help keep utility trucks up and running as crews work to restore power during and after severe weather incidents. Continue

  • Goodyear Enhances Tires To Provide Improved Fuel Efficiency With Long Miles to Removal

    AKRON, Ohio, April 23, 2013

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has enhanced three tire lines to help commercial trucks travel further on a tank of fuel, and More. Continue

  • Goodyear Enhances Tires To Provide Long Miles to Removal

    AKRON, Ohio, April 16, 2013

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has introduced an updated tire for pick-up and delivery applications, and More. Continue

  • Goodyear Names 30th Highway Hero

    LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 21, 2013

    Truck Driver Rescued Family of Six From Smashed Minivan. Continue

  • Goodyear To Announce 30th Highway Hero Award Winner at Mid-America Trucking Show

    AKRON, Ohio, March 1, 2013

    Names Finalists for Trucking Industry’s Most Prestigious Award. Continue

  • Three Goodyear Truck Tire Retread Products Earn SmartWay Verification

    AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 13, 2012

    The recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay verification of three Goodyear truck tire retreads, and More. Continue

  • Wingfoot Opens Truck Care Centers in Mississippi, Texas

    FORT SMITH, Ark., May 15, 2012

    Wingfoot Opens Truck Care Centers in Mississippi, Texas. Locations Offer 24/7 Roadside Service, New Goodyear Truck Tires, and More. Continue

  • Tire Popping Is Eye-Popping!

    AKRON, Ohio, April 12, 2012

    Goodyear DuraSeal Tire Survives 367 Punctures Without Losing Pressure Continue

  • Wingfoot Opens Truck Care Center in Arizona

    FORT SMITH, Ark., March 15, 2012

    Winslow Location Offers 24/7 Roadside Assistance, New Goodyear/Dunlop Truck Tires, and More. Continue

  • UNI-MAXX Members Announce MAXXCARE Million Point Giveaway Winners

    FORT SMITH, Ark., Feb. 17, 2012

    Members of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s UNI-MAXX TRUCK CARE on-highway service network – Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems LLC, a subsidiary of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company; Boss Truck Shops Inc., a subsidiary of Bosselman Inc.; and Highway Service Ventures/Patriot Farms Flying J – have announced the winners of the MAXXCARE loyalty rewards program Million Point Giveaway promotion. Continue

  • Goodyear Names Finalists for 29th Highway Hero Award

    AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 16, 2012

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has named the finalists for its 29th North America Highway Hero Award. Continue

  • Goodyear Introduces Tire for Oil Field, Mining, and Other Severe Service Application.

    AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 30, 2012

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has introduced a new truck tire for oil field, mining, logging and construction applications: the Goodyear G741 MSD. Continue

  • Goodyear Launches G619 RST For Spread Axle Trailers.

    AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 30, 2012

    Tires mounted on spread axle trailers often see challenging conditions. That’s why The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has developed a new tire for spread axle trailer applications. Continue

  • Wingfoot Opens 41st Truck Care Center. New Facility in Ohio Is Located on Major Interstate.

    FORT SMITH, Ark., Dec. 14, 2011

    Hot on the heels of the opening of two more Wingfoot Truck Care Centers last month, Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., has opened its 41st Wingfoot Truck Care Center: a full-service facility in Berkshire, Ohio. Continue

  • Con-way Truckload Selects Goodyear as Tire Supplier.

    AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 29, 2011

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced today that it has been selected by Con-way Truckload, the North American full-truckload transportation subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), as its principal supplier of wide-base truck tires. Continue

  • Live Simulation Demonstrates Power of Goodyear's fleetHQ.

    AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2011

    This week at its Danville, Va., commercial tire manufacturing plant, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company staged a live simulation of its fleetHQ and business solutions programs. Continue

  • Goodyear Launches fleetHQ "Tire Answer Man" Blog. Blog Lets Trucking Professionals Interact with Commercial Tire Expert

    Akron, Ohio, Sept. 22, 2011

    The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company has launched the fleetHQ "Ask The Tire Answer Man" blog, exclusively available at http://blog.fleethq.com/. Continue

  • Goodyear to Exhibit at APTA Expo 2011 Transit Industry Show Will Display Metro Miler Tires, Discuss Mileage Program

    Akron, Ohio, Sept. 15, 2011

    The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company will exhibit at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Expo 2011, which will be held Oct. 3-5, 2011, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La. Continue

  • Dunlop Extends Truck Tire Warranty to Six Years.

    AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 4, 2011

    The warranty of four premium Dunlop brand commercial truck tire casings has been extended from four years to six years, a first for the Dunlop brand. Continue

  • Goodyear's fleetHQ Helps Record Number of Trucks - Program Gets More Than 22,000 Units Up and Running Again in June

    Akron, Ohio, July 18, 2011

    It's been a hot summer for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's fleetHQ program, which provides 24/7 emergency road service and other solutions for the commercial fleet industry. Continue

  • Wingfoot and Bosselman Announce MAXXCARE Rewards Program

    Fort Smith, Arkansas, July 13, 2011

    Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems LLC, a subsidiary of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, and Boss Truck Shops Inc., a subsidiary of Bosselman Inc., have announced a new loyalty rewards program called MAXXCARE. Continue

  • Goodyear Introduces Long- and Regional-Haul Wide-Base Tires.

    AKRON, Ohio, June 17, 2011

    Goodyear has announced the introduction of its G392 SSD drive and G394 SST trailer wide-base tires for long-haul and regional-haul applications. Continue

  • Goodyear Unveils Deep-Tread Drive Tire with Fuel Max Technology.

    AKRON, Ohio, June 2, 2011

    Goodyear is putting more tread on the road while leaving more diesel in the tank with the introduction of its new G572 LHD drive tire with Fuel Max Technology. Continue

  • Goodyear names Washington truck driver as Highway Hero

    Louisville, Kentucky, Mar. 31, 2011

    The 28th annual Goodyear North America Highway Hero is an Olympia, Wash. truck driver who helped save the lives of two people in a car that had come to a stop on railroad tracks, including pulling the unconscious driver from his car before it was struck by an approaching train. From among four finalists, Tilden Curl accepted the 2010 Goodyear North America Highway Hero award and a $10,000 U.S. Savings Bond during the Mid-America Trucking Show. Continue

  • Goodyear Names Finalists for 28th Highway Hero Award

    AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 17, 2011

    As finalists for the 28th annual Goodyear North America Highway Hero Award, a Texas truck driver administered life-saving CPR to a victim of a high-speed crash; a Washington truck driver pulled an unconscious driver from a car seconds before it was struck by a train. Continue

  • Goodyear’s DuraSeal Technology Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

    AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 15, 2010

    When Goodyear unveiled DuraSeal Technology five years ago, it represented a breakthrough in tire technology. It was the first – and still is – the only truck tire in the industry with a built-in sealant. Continue

  • Wingfoot Commercial Tire Opens 34th and 35th Wingfoot Truck Care Centers

    AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 14, 2010

    Wingfoot Commercial Tire has opened new truck maintenance centers in Russellville, Ark., and Tuscaloosa, Ala. Continue

  • Goodyear Awarded Contract with Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

    AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 17, 2010

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has been awarded a five-year contract to supply tires and tire-related services to Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), the nation's second largest transit bus fleet, which operates more than 100 million miles annually. Continue

  • New Regional Tire from Goodyear Receives SmartWay Verification

    AKRON, Ohio, April 15, 2010

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has announced the broadening of its line of EPA SmartWay Verified Technology tires with the new G662 RSA Fuel Max. The tire is also California Air Resources Board compliant. Continue

  • Goodyear Names Finalists for 27th Highway Hero Award

    AKRON, Ohio, April 15, 2010

    As finalists for the 27th annual Goodyear North America Highway Hero Award, a Pennsylvania truck driver used his rig as a "roadblock" to stop an out-of-control car; an Arkansas truck driver extinguished a fire and rescued a trapped fellow trucker whose legs were burning after a crash; a Massachusetts truck driver noticed a burning vehicle more than a quarter-mile off the highway on which he was driving, and made an effort to save the unconscious driver; and an Oregon driver who had his own rig struck in a multi-vehicle accident was able to pull one trapped driver from a burning car and contribute to the rescue of two others from another vehicle. Continue

  • Goodyear To Exhibit at Latino Truck Show Oct. 17-18

    AKRON, Ohio, April 15, 2010

    Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will be displaying its wide selection of commercial tires and featuring its emergency roadside service, fleetHQ, Oct. 17 and 18 at the Truck Show Latino in Pomona, California. Continue

  • New Generation of High Performing Regional Truck Tires Now Available from Goodyear

    AKRON, Ohio, April 15, 2010

    Goodyear has announced the availability of two new regional tires that offer deeper tread depth, enhanced tread designs and compounds to maximize tire life in urban and regional driving conditions. The two tires address the needs of multiple applications from city delivery to beverage to emergency vehicles and buses -- plus longer regional runs. Continue

  • Goodyear's Highway Hero Honored for Saving Two Young Girls

    AKRON, Ohio, April 15, 2010

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has honored Colorado truck driver Jorge Orozco Sanchez with the 26th Goodyear North American Highway Hero Award, in recognition of his effort in saving two young girls after a horrific highway accident last October. Continue

  • Goodyear Names Finalists for 26th Highway Hero Award

    AKRON, Ohio, March 3, 2009

    As finalists for the 26th annual Goodyear North America Highway Hero Award, a team of two professional truck drivers from Illinois reacted to a collision with an out-of-control van by pulling the unconscious driver to safety after the crash; a California truck driver noticed a glow off the freeway and followed it to find a car in flames and a driver trapped inside; a Tennessee truck driver made a quick decision to pull a man from a disabled car seconds before it was fully engulfed in flames; and a Colorado driver hauling grain was shocked when his truck was hit head-on in a fiery collision, but then had the presence of mind to save two young lives. Continue

  • Goodyear Awarded Long-Term Contract with New York City Transit

    AKRON, Ohio, October 7, 2008

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced today that it has been awarded a seven-year contract to supply tires and business solutions to New York City Transit, the nation's largest transit bus fleet. Continue

  • Goodyear Seeks Special Truck Drivers as Highway Heroes

    AKRON, Ohio, August 15, 2008

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is starting its second quarter-century of celebrating truck-driver heroics. The company announced today that a search is on for U.S. and Canadian drivers who come to the rescue of fellow motorists. Continue

  • Goodyear Receives Hino Motors' Quality Excellence Award

    AKRON, Ohio, June 4, 2008

    Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A. Inc. today presented The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company with its Quality Excellence Award for commercial tires on Hino medium-duty trucks. Continue

  • Goodyear Joins U.S. EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership

    AKRON, Ohio, April 22, 2008

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, the nation's leading commercial tire manufacturer, announced today it has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Transport Partnership, which previously approved using the company's Fuel Max linehaul tires on SmartWay tractors and trailers. Continue

  • New Goodyear Regional Tires Boost Mileage, Performance

    AKRON, Ohio, April 10, 2008

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: GT) announced today that it has bolstered its regional truck-tire product portfolio with two new tires for two very different applications. Continue

  • Goodyear Marks 25 Years of Truck-Driving Highway Heroes

    AKRON, Ohio, March 28, 2008

    Like the professional truck drivers who are honored with the Goodyear North America Highway Hero Award, the nation's largest tire company also has logged a lot of miles on its way to marking 25 years of program sponsorship. Continue

  • Goodyear's 25th Highway Hero Honors Abby, Her Family

    AKRON, Ohio, March 28, 2008

    To Goodyear's 25th North American Highway Hero winners, the actual hero is 9-year-old Abby Bern. Despite their lofty life-saving efforts, they insist they're merely "Abby's Angels." Continue

  • Goodyear Receives Penske's Outstanding Supplier Award

    AKRON, Ohio, March 6, 2008

    Penske Truck Leasing recently presented The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company with its Outstanding Achievement Award for 2007, a first for a tire supplier. Continue

  • Goodyear Signs Tire Contract with Pacific Gas and Electric

    AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 29, 2008

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced today that it has signed a three-year contract to supply tires and business solutions to Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Continue

  • Goodyear Introduces DuraSeal Technology in Line-haul Trucking

    AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 1, 2008

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced today that it has adapted its revolutionary self-sealing commercial tire technology on a broader scale for use on long-haul trucks. Continue

  • Goodyear Fuel Max Commercial Tire Technology is ‘Nifty Fifty'

    AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 19, 2007

    Goodyear's fuel-efficient commercial tire technology, which is helping truck fleets save on their operating costs, has earned a “Nifty Fifty Award” for best new products in 2007. Continue

  • Blue Bird Selects Goodyear Unisteel Commercial Tires

    AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 13, 2007

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today announced that it has signed an agreement to be a preferred supplier for Blue Bird Corporation, one of the premier school bus manufacturers in the United States. Continue

  • Goodyear Armor Max Commercial Tires Meet TREAD Act Rules

    AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 4, 2007

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: GT) announced today that it has developed commercial-duty light-truck tires that address the stringent regulations established by the federal TREAD Act. Continue

  • Goodyear Named Tire Supplier for International Truck

    AKRON, Ohio, Oct 11, 2007

    The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today said its commercial tires are now available for specification on all International Truck & Engines vehicles. Goodyear said it has been named an International Truck primary tire supplier. Continue

  • California Goodyear Highway Hero Saves Lives in Arizona

    LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 23, 2007

    Goodyear's 24th North America Highway Hero Edward A. Regener, of Perris, Calif., escaped one fire and jumped into another to save the lives of two men trapped in their burning car. Continue

  • With Goodyear Traction, ‘Nothing Stops the Sterling Bullet'

    AKRON, Ohio, March 7, 2007

    Sterling Truck Corp.'s all-new Sterling Bullet will stay on the job – thanks to new Goodyear Unisteel commercial tires especially made for traction-challenged work sites. Continue

  • Goodyear Highway Hero Finalists Named For Arizona, Minneapolis Heroics

    AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 13, 2007

    As finalists for Goodyear's 24th annual North America Highway Hero Award, three professional truck drivers battled flames to pull victims from their burning vehicles in as many Arizona accidents and another driver came to the rescue of a Minneapolis Metro Transit police officer who was attacked by a suspect in a drug deal. Continue