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  • "The Goodyear Highway Hero Award has honored truck drivers who have rescued children from drowning, pulled injured people from burning vehicles, saved law enforcement officials from attackers and more,” said Gary Medalis, marketing director, Goodyear. “Every truck driver we’ve met through the Goodyear Highway Hero Award program has been just that: A hero."

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    Goodyear Names 35th Highway Hero

    AKRON, Ohio, March 23, 2018 - A truck driver who administered first aid to a motorist who had been pierced through the neck by a broken steering wheel after crashing into a truck is the 35th recipient of the prestigious Goodyear Highway Hero Award.

  • The Manufacturing Institute will honor two Goodyear associates at the sixth annual Women in Manufacturing Science, Technology, Engineering and Production (STEP) Ahead Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 10. Lori Miller and Jennie Tinney will be recognized as STEP Ahead Honorees for demonstrating leadership and excellence in their respective industries and communities. Goodyear is proud to have them represent the company at this year’s STEP Ahead Awards. Congratulations, Lori and Jennie!

  • Goodyear was awarded with the “Environmental Achievement of the Year” at the 2018 Tire Technology EXPO in Germany for its development and application of soybean oil in the tread compound of tires. Soybean oil replaces petroleum oil in two new Goodyear tires - Assurance WeatherReady and Eagle Enforcer All Weather.

    Goodyear Soybean Oil Technology Wins 'Environmental Achievement of the Year' Award

    AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 22, 2018 - The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has been presented the prestigious Tire Technology International Award for Innovation and Excellence in the category of "Environmental Achievement of the Year" during the 2018 Tire Technology Expo in Hannover, Germany.

  • Laura Thompson, Goodyear’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be the featured speaker at the Women’s Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation’s “For Women, Forever” annual dinner on March 6. This year’s event celebrates the fund’s 25th anniversary of empowering women and girls throughout Greater Akron.

    WEF annual dinner to feature Goodyear CFO

    AKRON, Ohio (Feb. 21, 2018) - The Women's Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation will welcome Laura Thompson, executive vice president and chief financial officer of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, as the featured speaker at its "For Women, Forever" annual dinner on March 6.

  • At the Chief Learning Officer Exchange in Dallas, TX, Goodyear’s Director of Global Learning and Development, Travis K. Brewer, led a panel discussion on the evolution of learning and development.

  • We are proud to have some of the best and brightest interns at Goodyear! Read more about our IT internship and development programs in the latest issue of Crain’s Cleveland Business.

    The intern advantage

    In just a couple weeks, the new year will eclipse 2017, students will be streaming back onto college campuses, and businesses will be ramping up their first-quarter priorities - which include internship recruiting. The search for interns begins in January and peaks in March, followed by a small second bump in September, according to Burning Glass Technologies, a labor-market data research firm.

  • Goodyear is proud to be on Bicycling Magazine’s inaugural list of America’s Top Bike-Friendly Companies! From fitness facilities and wellness support to an avid cycling base – in Akron and around the world – Goodyear is in the lead group!

    The 25 Best Companies for Cyclists

    Unless you're one of the scant few paid to pedal a bike, you may view your job as a series of obstacles to your riding: the hours spent chained to a desk (or on your feet), the lack of safe bike parking, the spandex-phobic colleagues.

  • This week, we celebrated the return of the the Goodyear Blimp - Wingfoot Two - to Southern California skies.

    Goodyear's next-generation blimp arrives in Southern California

    A familiar sight returned to the the skies over Southern California on Thursday as Goodyear's next-generation blimp - a longer, faster, quieter, easier-to-maneuver craft than the one retired in March - cruised into Long Beach after a 2,600-mile, three-week journey from Ohio.

  • "Taylor’s insights on leadership are rooted in a passion for engaging people, a core element of transformational change that’s become the centerpiece of his frequent speaking engagements."

    Goodyear's Billy Taylor: 'Engaged, empowered people are your greatest asset'

    Billy Taylor wrapped up a three-year stint running Goodyear's manufacturing plant in Lawton, Oklahoma, with more than a few reasons to be proud. Under his leadership, safety improved, processes streamlined, and projects racked up millions of dollars in savings.

  • Goodyear has released a non-pneumatic, or airless, turf tire for worry-free performance. We’ve been developing non-pneumatic technologies since the ‘70s, when we helped design tires for NASA’s Apollo lunar roving vehicle. Goodyear’s exclusive Duraweb™ Technology has been developed at the Goodyear Innovation Center in Akron, and is being manufactured in the U.S., exclusively for Bad Boy Mowers. The tire will be an option in early 2018 on the limited edition Outlaw XP. Goodyear’s Global Innovation team plans to continue developing non-pneumatic technologies for larger class vehicles.

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