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Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company is a renowned brand in the industry that was started in 1898 in Akron, Ohio. This America based firm was founded by Frank Seiberling and named after Charles Goodyear, who invented vulcanized rubber. In the beginning, it manufactured rubber horseshoe pads as well as tyres for carriages and bicycles. In 1908, Goodyear tyres were used for the Ford’s Model T and the next year, its first aircraft tyre was manufactured. In 1922, the company entered the Indian market and later in 1925, it flew the first Goodyear blimp for advertising purposes. By 1926, it became the world’s biggest rubber company and was listed on the New York stock exchange in 1927. Goodyear tyre India set up its production plant in Ballabgarh, Haryana. In 1984, the country’s largest tyre which was above 8-feet tall was rolled out. In the year 1998, the manufacturer celebrated its 100th anniversary. In 2002, Goodyear became the first tyre maker to launch tubeless tyres and later in 2008, the passenger tyre named Goodyear Assurance was introduced. 2009 witnessed the launch of farm as well as commercial tyres. As of 2010, the company had a work force of about 72,000 employees all over the world.
Goodyear has always strived to produce high quality products, while keeping their prices in a quite low range. The tyre manufacturer has achieved a number of awards and accolades from the time of its inception. A few of them are:
- These are the first tyres to land on the Moon in 1971.
- In 2008, the Forbes magazine and Reputation Institute (RI) had recognized it as one of America’s most respected companies.
- It was ranked 16th on the Forbes magazine’s third annual listing of companies.
- The Fortune magazine had termed it as the world’s most admired company in the motor vehicle parts industry.
- The CRO magazine has listed it among the Top 100 Corporate Citizens.
- It was honored with the R&D 100 Award for an airless tyre capable of transporting large and long range vehicles across the surface of celestial bodies like Moon or Mars.
- It is one of the most successful tyre suppliers in Formula One history and for NASCAR series.
Goodyear tyres India offers a number of products that are suitable for vehicles like buses, trucks, SUVs, passenger cars and light commercial vehicles as well. There are several dealers available in major cities across the country including Goodyear tyres Bangalore. The list of tyres used for passenger vehicles include:
- Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max
- Goodyear Eagle EfficientGrip
- Goodyear Ducaro Hi-Miler
- Goodyear GPS2
- Goodyear Eagle NCT5
- Goodyear GT3
The company manufactures its products for sports utility vehicles also. Buyers can seek help of the authorized dealers closer to them. Some of these rugged tyres include:
- Goodyear Wrangler HP AW
- Goodyear EfficientGrip SUV
- Goodyear Wrangler F-1
This firm is also engaged in supplying varied products for industrial purposes apart from manufacturing tyres. The list is as follows:
- Hydraulic products
- Synthetic rubber for medical applications
- Molded transportation products
- Power transmission products
- Synthetic rubber for chewing gum and
- Conveyor belt materials.
User Reviews for Goodyear Tyres
- Better control, safety and comfort ensured by the Goodyear RunOnFlat tyre.By Nishant Posted on 2015-03-31 14:29:064.2
Right now, there are a number of companies engaged in producing different kinds of tyres and Goodyear is one among them. This firm has been successful in catering to the needs of its countless customers all over the world by offering quality radials at affordable price. Out of the several models it has offered, this RunOnFlat model series provides a high level of security. Its make is based on the RunOnFlat technology, which enables a car to run even after a puncture. Apart from these, it gives an excellent steering response to make maneuvering quite easier for a driver. Good control and stability is offered all through the drive. Its sophisticated tread pattern keeps a car grounded and maximum traction is also provided on wet surfaces. It features circumferential grooves gives a firm grip on both wet and dry road conditions. Moreover, these also help in evacuating water from the contact path in order to prevent the situation of aquaplaning. This radial delivers an impressive braking performance and enables shorter stopping distances. Hence, all these qualities makes it one of the best and most preferred tyre models compared to many others in the market.
- Exceptional grip and durability offered by the Goodyear Assurance ArmorGrip Plus.By Ritika Kalia Posted on 2015-03-31 14:27:304.3
Goodyear is a renowned tyre making firm that specializes in offering a wide range of radials for different kinds of vehicles. This particular model from the brand named Assurance ArmorGrip Plus, is particular designed for an increased grip on all kinds of roads. The best thing about this model is its tread pattern, which is both attractive and highly functional as well. It is formed using a rigid rubber along with advanced silica compound that increases its life, which making it highly durable. This tyre has protection from uneven wear and comes with a reduced rolling resistance. It has unique waffle blades that offers superior grip on both wet and dry road conditions, whereas the high mileage compound assists in returning a healthy mileage. Additional strength is provided to the radial through the Dupont Kevlar material that further improves its longevity. Besides these, it enables shorter stopping distances, safe cornering and keeps a car well balanced no matter how bad the road conditions are. All in all, this tyre model has all the key qualities that any buyer would usually look for in a radial.