G971 ARMOR MAX Summer / Performance Tires by Goodyear®. This is drive-position tire. Advanced compounds and construction enhances toughness. Reinforced shoulders and steel sidewalls helps deliver long casing life and retreadability. Tread compound helps resist chipping, chunking and tearing for toughness and long casing life. Tread design offers enhanced off-road traction. Heavy undertread enhances retreadability and helps protect against belt damage.
- Enhanced off-road traction
- Enhanced retreadability and belt-damage protection
- Increased casing life and toughness
Goodyear is devoted to advancing tire technology, and to applying this knowledge to new products that advance driving excellence. At the Akron Technical Center nearly 1,500 engineers, scientists, technicians, and other specialists collaborate to improve tires manufacturing for a wide variety of vehicles on six continents. Over the years Goodyear has often been recognized for their commitment to environmental sustainability. This company has developed hundreds of tread technologies to perform in all types of weather and terrain conditions. IMPACT, Goodyear's revolutionary manufacturing technology is 43 percent more precise than the current industry capability. It benefits consumers with improved ride, handling, and tread wear, reduced tire weight, and rolling resistance, and improved tire appearance.
Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies, with operations in most regions of the world. Together with its subsidiaries and joint ventures, Goodyear develops, markets and sells tires for most applications. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company was founded in 1898 by 38-year-old Frank Seiberling. He purchased the first plant with a $3,500 down payment using money he borrowed from a brother-in-law. The timing couldn't have been better. The bicycle craze of the 1890s was booming. The horseless carriage was a wide-open challenge. On Aug. 29, 1898, Goodyear was incorporated with a capital stock of $100,000. Today, Goodyear measures sales of nearly $20 billion, but we began in a converted strawboard factory in Ohio. Leading the industry for over one hundred years, they've accomplished many firsts that reflect a drive, skill, and total commitment to their ideals and industry.