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February 11, 2014

Goodyear To Announce 31st Highway Hero At MATS

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will announce the winner of the 31st Goodyear North America Highway Hero Award on Thursday, March 27, during the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

February 6, 2014

Keeping Your Wheels in the Game (updated)

Back in 1984, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a regulation requiring that truck wheels be stripped of rust and debris before mounting a tire. Easier said than done, the industry moaned at the time. Labor was less costly then, but wire brushes and elbow grease weren’t going to cut it.

January 30, 2014

Goodyear Truck Tires Available at Love’s Truck Tire Care Centers

Fleets and owner-operators now have even more direct access to Goodyear truck tires with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s agreement with Love’s Travel Stops.

January 9, 2014

Goodyear Expands Its Retread Network

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has expanded its Goodyear Authorized Retread network with the addition of Colonial Tire Distributors, a Richmond, Va.-based firm that serves trucking fleets with new Goodyear commercial truck tires, Goodyear retreads, and other products and services.

December 17, 2013

Goodyear Adds New Commercial Tire & Service Center In Tulsa

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has added a new Commercial Tire & Service Center to its network in Tulsa, Okla., expanding its offerings in the state.

November 6, 2013

Goodyear Seeks Candidates For Next Highway Hero Award

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will continue to accept nominations for the Highway Hero Award through Nov. 29.

November 1, 2013

Goodyear's Fleet Smart Program Levels the Tire-Buying Playing Field

Goodyear's Smart Fleet Program provides full access to many benefits enjoyed by larger fleets, including premium Goodyear tires, published pricing, 24/7 road service and more.

October 28, 2013

Wingfoot Tire Network Being Rebranded as Goodyear

Starting this month, Goodyear will begin the process of rebranding its Wingfoot locations as Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Centers.

October 24, 2013

Goodyear Launches Smart Fleet Program For Owner-Operators Through Mid-Size Fleets

Owner-operators through mid-size fleets now have full access to the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s new Smart Fleet program.

October 7, 2013

‘Spirit of Goodyear’ Retiring, High-Tech Blimp on the Way

Everyone's familiar with the Goodyear blimp. But new, high-tech blimps are on the way, and Goodyear will be retiring its Ohio-based Spirit of Goodyear blimp, reports Deborah Lockridge in her All That's Trucking blog.

September 12, 2013

Goodyear Seeking Nominations for Highway Hero Award

Goodyear is accepting nominations for its 31st North America Goodyear Highway Hero Award at www.goodyeartrucktires.com through Nov. 29

September 10, 2013

Steer Axle Weights Have Increased: Are Your Steer Tires up to the Challenge?

It’s not uncommon to find highway trucks with front axles and suspensions rated for 13,200 pounds. While 12,000-pound axles were the industry norm for many years, the move to 13,200-pound axles came with the addition of all that emissions reduction gear. Are you running a steer tire rated for that weight?

August 22, 2013

Goodyear Launches Emergency RoadService App

The new The Goodyear RoadService App expedites the emergency road service call process in order to help get trucks up and running again quickly. With a touch of the screen, a driver will be placed in contact with the 24/7 Goodyear-FleetHQ Solution Center, where trained tire professionals will collect vital information, including the location of the driver’s immobilized truck.

August 7, 2013

Goodyear Unveils UniCircle Retreads For Wide-Base Truck Tires

Goodyear has rolled out two new retread products that will help fleets extend the service life of Goodyear wide-base tires – and get better fuel economy to boot, according to the company.

August 6, 2013

The Magic Number

How do turtles mate? Why are women’s shirts buttoned on the left while men’s button on the right? How did they build the pyramids? How much air should I put in my tires? Unlike the pyramids, tire inflation needn’t be one of life’s little mysteries. Yet you may be inflating your tires TOO much.

July 22, 2013

More Goodyear Tires from TravelCenters

Thanks to a new agreement between Goodyear and TravelCenters of America, TA Truck Service and Petro:Lube locations will carry three additional Goodyear Fuel Max truck tires.

June 21, 2013

More Goodyear Truck Tires Available Through TravelCenters, Petro Locations

Fleets and owner-operators will have increased access to Goodyear truck tires thanks to new agreement with TravelCenters of America and the tire manufacturer.

June 17, 2013

Oklahoma City Welcomes Goodyear Wingfoot Commercial Tire Center

The new Oklahoma City location features Goodyear, Dunlop and Kelly truck tires; Goodyear-authorized retreaded truck tires; 24/7 roadside assistance; wheel refurbishing, along with truck tire repair and other tire-related services.

June 10, 2013

Making the Case for Fuel-Efficient Tires

You get 30% less tread on some fuel-efficient tires, they cost 15% less up front and they run fewer miles to take-off, but does the money saved on fuel because of the lower rolling resistance make up for the shorter overall life? Many fleets are struggling with that question today. The answer is often anything but clear.

June 3, 2013

Tires are Key Component of CSA Inspections

As one of the two biggest non-labor expenses that trucking fleets have, tires require careful maintenance. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program further underscores the importance of good tire maintenance practices.

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