Dated: 22 November 2010
New Goodyear Winter Tyre Hits American Market
Last week Goodyear launched, into the American tyre market, their first winter tyre designed for 4x4 vehicles and small vans. Appropriately named the ‘Ultra Grip Ice WRT’, the tyre manufacturer has released this new tyre range is 16 popular sizes.
Goodyear general manager, Gary Medalis, was quoted on Typress.com as saying, “Coupled with a need to satisfy the performance requirements of drivers of these vehicles, Goodyear developed these new tyres to provide enhanced traction in changing winter conditions.”
The new tyre features unique enhancements which Goodyear calls “Winter Reactive Technology”. According to reports from Typress.com, this new technology is a collection of features which have been specially formulated to work together to help better enhance the accelerating, braking and handling capabilities of the tyre in extreme winter conditions like snow, ice and slush.
The tread designs of the new Ultra Grip Ice WRT range falls into two distinct categories. The first has been specially designed for light-trucks and the other for 4x4 vehicles.