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Tyre Manufacturers - Goodyear Tyres

Outstanding performance and durability

Respected worldwide, Goodyear Tyres are synonymous with premium quality tyres; they produce tyres for vehicles ranging from sports cars to 4x4’s to family run-arounds. Goodyear has been producing tyres over many years for nearly every automotive manufacturer at some point or another.

The Company was founded in the USA in 1898 in Akron, Ohio.  Over the past century and more Goodyear Tyres has come a long way. From humble beginnings at their first factory in Akron with only 13 employees that made carriage and bicycle tyres, as well as poker chips and rubber horse shoe pads. From this, the company’s success grew following the invention of the automobile.  They are now a market leading, global company and have a presence in numerous countries across the world. 

Goodyear the Facts:

The Goodyear blimp first debuted in 1912.

Goodyear ran a nuclear plant in Ohio 1956

1970 Goodyear were the first tyre on the moon

Goodyear Tyres has the most successful association with the Formula One Championships

Goodyear is a Platinum Partner of FC Bayern Munich. Both brands having the same motto. “To become the best, you have to go the extra mile”.

Goodyear has been pushing the boundaries since they were founded all of those years ago. They are now one of the largest tyre producers in the world, employing over 69,000 people in many different countries across the planet.

The Goodyear Innovations:

Run on Flat tyres are self-supporting tyres that will keep you on the move in the event of a tyre pressure loss or a puncture

Active Corner Grip and Active Braking has been developed to provide improved braking and grip

Smart Wear technology to reduce the risk resistance of aquaplaning 

Goodyear’s commitment to innovation is evident in their work with the European Union to develop the EU tyre regulation label which all tyre manufacturers now have to adhere to.

Goodyear Tyres has tyres for cars, 4x4s, SUVs, and vans and this entire range can be found at Bourne Car & Van Hire in Bourne, Lincolnshire.