Goodyear Tires Chosen for 2014 Silverado, Sierra Trucks
AKRON, Ohio, May 2, 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:
oGoodyear 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.
oGoodyear Eagle GT II in size P285/50R20. Classic styling and all-season
traction make this a popular sport performance tire.
oGoodyear Eagle LS2 in size P275/55R20. Features include all-season
traction and a smooth, quiet ride.
oGoodyear 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.
Contact: Jim Davis, 330-796-4114. email@example.com
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