Goodyear Tires

Goodyear History Snippet

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In 2015, the Goodyear marked the following milestones:

  • Gondola from the Spirit of Goodyear blimp donated to Crawford Auto Aviation Museum.
  • BHO3 and Triple Tube concept tires unveiled Geneva International Motor Show.
  • Clinton Blackburn of Morehead, Kentucky named 32nd Goodyear North America Highway Hero.
  • Goodyear establishes tire development center in China.
  • Dunlop Sport Maxx RT tires selected as original equipment for new Mercedes Benz-AMG C63 and C63 T models.
  • Ohio Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve honors Goodyear with Pro Patria Award.
  • Goodyear announces plan to build tire factory in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
  • Rubber Manufacturers Association recognizes four Goodyear North America factories for worker health and safety.
  • More than 1,500 students attend 16th annual Goodyear STEM Career Day at University of Akron.
  • Goodyear debuts online tire sales in U.S.
  • Goodyear Eagle tires chosen exclusively for 2016 Chevrolet Camaro.
  • Goodyear serves as presenting sponsor for half marathon and 10k races in Akron.
  • Toyota chooses Goodyear Wrangler tires exclusively for 2016 Tacoma TRD Off-Road grade pickup.
  • Goodyear Thailand receives Environmental Good Governance award from Thailand's Ministry of Industry.
  • Goodyear's FleetOnlineSolutions tire management program in Europe hits 300,000 user milestone.
  • Goodyear introduces free flat tire repair program at its auto service centers in U.S.
  • Goodyear South Africa announces plans to increase production of high-value-added consumer tires.
  • Goodyear dissolves global alliance with Sumitomo Rubber Industries.
  • Goodyear Russia launches online store.
  • Largest Goodyear-branded retail store in Asia opens in China.
  • Goodyear increases dividend on Common Stock 17% percent.
  • Goodyear Thailand opens its 60th Goodyear Autocare store.
  • Goodyear, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve conduct fifth joint maneuver benefitting Toys for Tots at three blimp bases.
  • Goodyear selected by Boeing to provide nose and main landing gear tires for 777X aircraft.
  • Goodyear K-Max tires launched for commercial trucks and buses in Brazil.
  • Goodyear set the Guinness World Record for constructing the World's Largest Game of Cornhole to kickoff celebration leading up to Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic.

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