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Global Headquarters:  200 Innovation Way, Akron, Ohio 44316-0001

Media Website:  www.GoodyearNewsRoom.com



Contact:Mike Manges




GoodyearRolls Out Its Best Long-Haul Tire For Miles To Removal


AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 27, 2017 –  Long-haul fleets that want long miles toremoval have a new “go-to” tire in the Goodyear Endurance LHD.

Displayed this week during the inauguralNorth American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta, Ga., the Endurance LHD isThe Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s best long-haul tire for miles toremoval.

“In today’s ultra-competitive freight haulingenvironment, no truck tire performance benefit is probably more important thanlong miles to removal,” said Dustin Lancy, marketing manager, Goodyear.“Enhanced mileage is an attribute that can positively impact a long-haulfleet’s bottom line.”

Available now, the SmartWay-verifiedEndurance LHD drive tire is the latest addition to Goodyear’s Endurance line,which also includes the Endurance WHA, Goodyear’s longest-lasting waste haultire, and the Endurance RSA, a regional/long-haul tire.

“Our Endurance family is an important elementof Goodyear’s Total Solution of trusted products, a nationwide network,reliable services and fleet management tools – all designed to help fleetslower their operating costs,” said Lancy.

The Goodyear Endurance LHD contains a widerange of features, including:

·        A new capbase tread combination to help promote longer miles to removal and lowerrolling resistance

·        A newsidewall compound to help lower rolling resistance and promote fuel efficiency

·        A steelbelt package to help provide enhanced casing toughness 

·        Ashoulder wedge, which was developed to help stabilize the tire’s belt packagewhile improving its longevity

·        GoodyearTredlock Technology to help stabilize the tire’s tread area for long miles toremoval and resistance to irregular wear

The tire is now available in size 295/75R22.5(Load Range G) and 11R22.5 (Load

Ranges G and H.) Another size, 11R24.5 (Load Range G), will be availablein December. Sizes 11R24.5 (Load Range H) and 285/75R24.5 (Load Range G) willbe available in January 2018.

            In addition, forlong-haul fleets that want to extend the lifecycle of the Endurance LHD,Goodyear currently plans to introduce a matching retread in 2018.

            The Endurance LHDretread will feature Goodyear UniCircle Technology. “The spliceless design ofour UniCircle treads matches the shape of the tire’s casing,” said Lancy.

            The Goodyear EnduranceLHD is available through the Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Network,which encompasses more than 2,300 locations throughout the United States andCanada.

            “Our goal is to helpfleets reduce their total cost of ownership,” said Lancy. “We are confidentthese products will help accomplish that.”


About The Goodyear Tire& Rubber Company:


            Goodyear offers The Total Solution of trusted products, anationwide network, reliable services and fleet management tools to helpcommercial trucking fleets lower their total cost of ownership. To learn more,visit www.goodyeartrucktires.com.




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