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Goodyear Tires Chosen for 2014 Silverado, Sierra Trucks

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Goodyear Tires Chosen for 2014 Silverado, Sierra Trucks

08:00 EDT Thursday, May 02, 2013

AKRON, Ohio, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors Corp. has selected a variety of Goodyear tires as original equipment fitments for 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra models, which are among the most popular trucks available in North America.

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With a wide range of models ? regular, extended and crew cabs ? the trucks are used for many applications, and the tires selected are intended to match those varied uses. The 2014 Silverado and Sierra models are all-new and loaded with innovative features that help to achieve excellent fuel economy, more towing power, extensive interior comfort and much more.

Depending upon the vehicle trim model, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) is supplying General Motors with the following tire models for the 2014 Silverado and Sierra trucks:

  • Goodyear Wrangler SR-A in sizes P275/55R20 and P265/65R18. The Wrangler SR-A features WetTrac Technology for confident wet traction, all-terrain capabilities and a quiet ride.
  • Goodyear Eagle GT II in size P285/50R20.  Classic styling and all-season traction make this a popular sport performance tire.
  • Goodyear Eagle LS2 in size P275/55R20. Features include all-season traction and a smooth, quiet ride.
  • Goodyear Assurance CS Fuel Max in size P265/65R18. This is a fuel-efficient tire that features a Fuel Saving Tread Compound.

Goodyear tires are on more new vehicles in North America than any other brand, including many from Acura, Audi, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Honda, Infiniti, Jeep, Land Rover, Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Porsche, Scion, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen. 

Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies.  It employs about 69,000 people and manufactures its products in 52 facilities in 22 countries around the world.  Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry.  For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to www.goodyear.com.

SOURCE Goodyear

For further information: Jim Davis, 330-796-4114. jrdavis@goodyear.com

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