Frequent Asked QuestionsWho owns Goodyear tyres?
Who and where do Goodyear tyres get manufactured?
As of late 2022, Goodyear are owned by institutional investors. Institutional ownership is where a company's stock is owned by mutual or pension funds, investement firms, private foundations, etc. The largest shareholder of Goodyear is BlackRock Fund Advisors, which holds a 10.63% share in the company.
Is it Goodyear tyres or Goodyear tires?
Goodyear tyres are manufactured by Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. Since Goodyear are a global brand, the company has manufacturing facilities in various countries around the world. The main facilities are based in the United States. India, Turkey, Luxembourg, and Malaysia.
How many miles do Goodyear tyres last?
The way that tyres/tires is spelled depends on use of the English language. In the United States, it is spelled 'tires' due to the use of American English. British English, which is predominantly used in the United Kingdom, spells the word 'tyres'.
Understanding Goodyear tyre codes
Goodyear tyres are renowned for their durability and mileage. On average, Goodyear tyres can last between 50,000 to 70,000 miles, depending on factors such as driving habits, road conditions, and regular maintenance. With proper care and routine inspections, Goodyear tyres offer excellent mileage while maintaining their performance and safety.
Are Goodyear tyres made in the UK?
Picking the right tyre involves examining its markings, which offer a wealth of information. These markings encompass a range of details, including width, aspect ratio, load and speed ratings, construction type, and wheel diameter. Additionally, the tyre displays the brand name, range, and specific information about tyre pressure, wear indicators, and suitability for winter conditions. It's worth noting that the presence of any OE markings signifies that the tyre was specially manufactured to match a specific car model.
No, since the closure of their Wolverhamption factory in 2015 there are no longer any Goodyear tyres made in the UK.