Goodyear Ventures has added TuSimple, an autonomous trucking technology company, to its investment portfolio. TuSimple operates self-driving trucks out of its facilities in Arizona, Texas, China, Japan and Europe using an ecosystem made up of digital maps, strategic terminals and an autonomous fleet operations system. TuSimple is developing a commercial-ready Level 4 autonomous driving solutions,
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and ConMet say they have partnered to create combined digital solutions that will better connect commercial truck fleets to the health of their tires and wheel ends. The companies say the goal is to allow fleets to remotely monitor their vehicles in real time, automate insights and make better
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and SafeAI have entered a strategic relationship to incorporate tire intelligence into the programming of autonomous heavy equipment vehicles. Through an integration with the SafeAI autonomous ecosystem, the companies say they will exchange site data to protect tire health, eliminate downtime and contribute to a smarter, safer standard for
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. announced several new product lines to be launched in 2021 during its virtual customer conference held Dec. 7. The new tires are intended for the long-haul, regional/urban and mixed service segments. Fuel Max LHD 2 Goodyear is launching the new Fuel Max LHD 2 in early 2021 for long-haul
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has launched Fleet Central, a new interactive portal that the company says is designed to help fleets maximize efficiencies for their tires. The dashboard allows users to view information at a total fleet level all the way down to a specific vehicle, tire or service event in real time.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has entered a strategic relationship with TuSimple, an autonomous trucking technology company, to provide tires and tire management solutions to TuSimple’s Autonomous Freight Network (AFN). As part of this collaboration, Goodyear will provide products and repair services to enhance the safety and operation of autonomous trucks. Additionally, Goodyear and
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has introduced the RH-4A+ tire to its off-highway large haulage product line. The company says the new tire, which is available now is engineered to deliver a lower operating cost per hour and higher productivity in hard rock underfoot conditions. Goodyear says this tire features an extra-deep E-4+ tread
Ryder System, Inc. has announced that Goodyear will become the preferred supplier of tires, retreads and tire management solutions to its network of fleet customers across the U.S. and Canada beginning Jan. 1, 2021. This new partnership between Ryder and Goodyear brings two transportation companies together to build on their shared goal of providing fleets
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has added Commercial Tire Services to its aligned service network, giving the company eight additional locations for truck service in the Midwest. Commercial Tire Services has also converted a facility in Melrose Park, Ill., to a Goodyear authorized retread plant.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is extending the full capabilities of its Commercial Total Solution to carriers of all sizes in Convoy’s Digital Freight Network. This is the first online discount program Goodyear has offered through its commercial e-commerce platform, which can be found on its website. Convoy’s technology platform connects shippers with independent
In light of the ongoing decline in market demand resulting from the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the Americas region, Goodyear says it is extending the temporary suspension of operations at all Americas manufacturing plants until further notice. The company says it is closely monitoring market demand signals, inventory and supply levels and warehouse and
In response to the economic impact from COVID-19 and to help keep fleets on the road, Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Truck Care Centers (CTSC) are offering free Department of Transportation (DOT) inspections, a value up to $120. These government-mandated inspections include a full review of the tractor and trailer, including brake systems, tires and