Goodyear Tires are Selected for 2014 Ram 1500 Models

             Goodyear Tires are Selected for 2014 Ram 1500 Models

PR Newswire

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 27, 2014

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The award-winning 2014 Ram 1500
truck series is known for its toughness, capability and comfort. It is also
known for its Goodyear (NASDAQ: GT) tires.

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An assortment of models in the 2014 Ram 1500 lineup comes from the factory
with Goodyear tires – divided among the Wrangler SR-A, Wrangler SilentArmor
and Fortera SL.

The Ram 1500 Big Horn, Tradesman, Express, HFE, Outdoorsman, Sport, and
Laramie models are among the best-selling and most-popular of all trucks sold
in North America. Among its awards, the Ram 1500 was named as the Motor Trend
Truck of the Year for 2014.

On Ram 1500 Big Horn, Tradesman, Express, HFE and Laramie models, the Goodyear
Wrangler SR-A is the standard fitment in a P265/70R17 size, as well as a
P275/60R20 size. An exclusive wet traction tread compound and all-terrain
capabilities are key features of the Wrangler SR-A.

Outfitting the Ram 1500 Outdoorsman model is the Goodyear Wrangler SilentArmor
in a LT265/70R17 tire size. The tire features all-terrain capability with
exceptional snow performance. It is optional on several other trim levels, as
well.

The Ram 1500 R/T Sport 4x2 wears the Goodyear Fortera SL truck performance
tire in a P285/45R22 size.

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 53 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 The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Website: http://www.goodyear.com
Contact: Jim Davis, 330-796-4114, jrdavis@goodyear.com
 
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