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2014-04-17 08:21:59

AKRON, Ohio, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A great fuel strategy can be key to a NASCAR victory. And with the launch of The Goodyear Fuel Strategy Sweepstakes, fans now have the chance to win too--with one of the most fuel-efficient cars on the road, the Toyota Camry Hybrid, and Goodyear Assurance(®) Fuel Max(®) tires. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO The grand prize for the sweepstakes, which runs through May 16, 2014, is a 2014 Toyota Camry Hybrid LE...

2014-02-18 12:22:14

MICHELIN(®) X(®) Multi(TM) Energy Z offers Smartway® fuel efficiency, long tread life and durability in regional and emerging super regional applications LAVAL, QC, Feb. 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Michelin Americas Truck Tires a division of Michelin North America, Inc. announced the launch of its new MICHELIN(®) X(®) Multi(TM) Energy Z, a regional steer tire that meets U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay(®) verified requirements. With a 15 per cent reduction in...

2013-03-28 12:20:19

Michelin Ranks Highest in Three Vehicle Segments; Pirelli Ranks Highest in One WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Satisfaction is declining among customers whose vehicles are equipped with run-flat or low-rolling resistance tires as part of automakers' efforts to improve fuel efficiency, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2013 U.S. Original Equipment Tire Customer Satisfaction Study,(SM) released today. (Logo:...

2013-03-21 12:21:56

New tires promote fuel efficiency without sacrificing removal miles NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, a business of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, today at the Mid-America Trucking Show unveiled three new Firestone-brand commercial truck tires for regional to long-haul use as part of the company's commitment to supporting drivers and small fleet owners with innovative, fuel-saving designs, fuel-efficient tread patterns and other...

2013-02-01 12:21:02

OTTAWA, Feb. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Transport Canada today released the results of a study on the safety and environmental performance of low rolling resistance tires. Low rolling resistance tires are designed to improve vehicle fuel efficiency.  They are made of advanced materials and have treads, dimensions and weights that help to minimize the energy lost as the tire rolls across the road surface. The study, Packed Snow Performance of Low Rolling Resistance Class 8 Heavy Truck...

2013-01-14 20:20:09

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At this week's North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Nasdaq: GT) is proud to supply original equipment tires to some of the vehicles being showered with top new vehicle awards. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050204/GTLOGO) The updated 2013 Ram 1500 pickup, which rides exclusively on Goodyear tires, was selected "North American Truck/Utility of the Year." The award is selected...

2012-09-13 02:20:16

Test of 78 models finds several good choices YONKERS, N.Y., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to Consumer Reports latest tests of all-season and winter replacement tires, Michelin and Continental lead the way. However, tests revealed that worthy tires were not difficult to find and many provided good overall performance. In total, Consumer Reports tested 78 models of All Season and Winter Tires: 20 T-speed-rated (118 mph) all-season tires, 20 H-speed-rated...

2012-02-23 05:00:00

Ratings reveal tires continue to improve but new vehicle tires could give cause for concern YONKERS, N.Y., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Choosing good tires is critical - they can bring out the best in a car's braking and handling capabilities and keep occupants safe in an emergency situation. In its latest tests of more than 150 tires, Consumer Reports identified a selection of good choices in nine categories. Models from Bridgestone, Continental, Cooper, Dunlop,...

2012-01-11 12:49:00

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The January/February 2012 issue of Consumers Digest showcases the best tire values on the market, as rated by the magazine's editors, and products from The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: GT) received a Best Buy recommendation in two of the rated segments. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050204/GTLOGO ) For the "All-Season Car Tires" category, Goodyear's Assurance TripleTred All-Season was the Premium selection,...

2012-01-09 17:54:00

DETROIT, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Marking its 24th year as the official tire of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Michelin -- the world's leading tire manufacturer -- today introduced a new all-season standard passenger car tire that delivers Michelin's renowned technical performance attributes and long-lasting tread life designed specifically for the family car. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040818/MICHELIN ) "The launch of the MICHELIN® Defender(TM)...