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Goodyear Tires Selected for New Dodge Nitro

AKRON, Ohio, July 28, 2006 - The 2007 Dodge Nitro will roll into dealer showrooms later this year in three different models, and all of them exclusively on Goodyear tires. The Nitro is the first mid-size SUV for Dodge, and is recognized for its distinctive style, sporty performance and cargo flexibility. It features five-passenger seating and a slide-out cargo floor for extra flexibility. The...

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New VW Eos to Roll on Goodyear Tires

AKRON, Ohio, July 18, 2006 - While many people will stare at the distinctive folding metal roof of the 2007 Volkswagen Eos as it neatly stows into the trunk, performance driving purists will be looking lower - at the Goodyear Eagle LS-2 tires. VW selected the Goodyear tires in size 235/45R17 for the all-new model that goes on sale in the U.S. late this year. The Eos will be available in the U.S....

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ExxonMobil Chemical and Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. Achieve Winter Test Qualification for Jointly Developed Advanced Tire Inner Liner

HOUSTON----A milestone in the development of improved tire inner liners was announced today by ExxonMobil Chemical Company and The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. (YRC) following tests to qualify their jointly developed technology for use in passenger vehicle tires in harsh winter conditions. The companies' development of DVA (dynamically vulcanized alloy) advanced tire inner liner technology is based...

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Yokohama Rubber's ADVAN Sport Tire Approved for BRABUS ROCKET

Tokyo - The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. has announced that the company's global flagship brand tire ADVAN Sport (V103) has been approved by BRABUS GmbH of Germany for its BRABUS ROCKET, a highly tuned coupe based on the Mercedes-Benz CLS. Tires from Yokohama Rubber have also been approved for the BRABUS MV12, a type of sport utility vehicle (SUV). BRABUS GmbH, one of the world's top car tuners and...

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Flat-Free Tires suit hand trucks and wheelbarrows.

Flat-Free solid tires combine open cells to create continuous linked cell structure, and closed cells to provide bounce, rebound, and hysteresis. Formed using centrifugal casting process, outer skin of tire provides chemical, UV, and abrasion resistance, and is non-marking for indoor use. Flat-Free tires are available in variety of sizes and assemblies, including casters, as original equipment or...

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Pickup Truck Tires withstand constant heavy use.

With chip- and chunk-resistant tread compound for enhanced toughness and tread wear, Wrangler® SilentArmor Pro-Grade tires are manufactured with 2 high-tensile steel belts and DuPont(TM) KEVLAR® layer to help absorb road noise. Rim Lock reduces rim slip to minimize balancing requirements, Rugged Rim Guard protects wheels from accidental curb damage, and rugged tread pattern provides...

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Goodyear Launches Fuel-Efficient Truck Tire Lines

DALLAS, Aug. 24 /-- In a dramatic move to lower trucking fleets' and owner-operators' total operating costs, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE:GT) today introduced a new fuel-efficient commercial tire technology and three new tires for long-haul trucks at the Great American Trucking Show here. The company's new Fuel Max Technology -- focused on trucking's fuel and tire costs -- is the most...

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Yokohama's ADVAN Sport Tire Has Been Approved for the New Audi S8

TOKYO, July 20// -- The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. has announced that the company's ADVAN Sport (V103S) tire has been approved by the Audi AG as one of the Original Equipment tires for the new S8 model. It is the latest addition to Yokohama's ADVAN Sport flagship series. The tire size to be supplied is 265/35ZR20 99Y XL (Extra Load) for the front and rear axle. The S8 is the top performance range...

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2007 FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) - Yokohama to Supply 'ADVAN'as One-Make Tire for Second Year in a Row

TOKYO, July 26// --The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., has announced that it will supply - as the chosen one-make tire supplier - racing tires bearing its global flagship brand ADVAN" as the control tire for the 2007 FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC). Yokohama began supplying tires for WTCC races for the current 2006 season. Their performance has been highly evaluated, meeting all of FIA's...

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Automobile Tires feature carbon fiber inserts.

Designed for high-performance touring automobiles, Eagle®, featuring ResponsEdge Technology(TM), has outboard sidewall reinforced with carbon fiber insert that helps provide stiffness for responsive handling and steering precision. Woven composite fabric also dampens vibration and resists abrasion. Combined with conventional tire construction on inboard sidewall, tire helps deliver smooth,...

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