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Goodyear Japan Supports Association to Protect Shirakami Mountain Range

Goodyear is supporting the “Shirakami Sanchi wo Mamoru Kai”, which is an association engaged in conservation activities in the Shirakami Mountain Range, one of the World Natural Heritage sites in Japan. Launching its support to the organization, Goodyear held on Sept. 2 a ceremony at the Aomori Prefectural Office to present a list of items to be donated to the...

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Goodyear Participates in Tire Development for Lunar Exploration Vehicle

Goodyear will participate in the development of tires for lunar rover vehicles in collaboration with U.S.-based company Rocky Road Martin. The tire maker has supplied key products to NASA’s Apollo Program, symbolized by Apollo 11, the first successful human landing on the moon 53 years ago. The new joint development continues the tradition of tire development that enables driving under...

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Goodyear Japan’s EfficientGrip to be Used in Honda’s New Stepwgn Minivan

Goodyear Japan’s EfficientGrip has been adopted as OEM tire for Honda’s new Stepwgn minivan. The size being used is 205/60R16 96H XL. The EfficientGrip tire adopted this time is a passenger car summer tire with an asymmetrical pattern developed by Goodyear Europe. It offers low rolling resistance suitable for new energy vehicles, while also providing excellent drainage and quietness. Honda’s...

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Goodyear Japan Announces Domestic Launch of Two New High-Performance Tires

Nippon Goodyear KK has announced the domestic launch of two new Goodyear tires: the Eagle F1 Supersport, an ultrahigh-performance tire, and the EfficientGrip Performance 2, a high-performance comfort tire. Sales of the Eagle F1 SuperSport are set to begin on March 1, with the tire being offered in a total of 20 sizes ranging 18–21 inches. The EfficientGrip Performance 2...

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Goodyear Develops Tire Made From 70% Sustainable Materials

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has utilized innovative technology to develop a tire made 70 percent from sustainable raw materials. The company’s efforts here have seen it employ 13 sustainable materials across nine different tire components. One component targeted here was carbon black, which is included in tires to reinforce compounds and extend tire life span. Conventionally, this has been...

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Goodyear Provides Airless Tire Technology for Autonomous Delivery Robots

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has developed and begun testing airless tire technology for use in autonomous robotic vehicles created by Starship Technologies Inc. A venture company funded by Goodyear Ventures, Starship Technologies is focused on development and network management for autonomous robotic vehicles to be used in the likes of home deliveries and food delivery. With this latest effort,...

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