Goodyear OTR History Timeline
First earthmover tyre introduced.
Goodyear tyres chosen for Admiral Byrd's Snow Cruiser, which was designed to travel across Antarctica.
Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection
Goodyear breaks ground on its Topeka, Kansas, OTR plant, one of Goodyear's eight OTR tyre manufacturing plants worldwide.
Goodyear introduces first tubeless tyre for grader applications.
Goodyear unveils shredded wire under-tread for enhanced support.
Goodyear builds then-world's largest tyre (11.5 feet tall/7,000 lbs.).
Goodyear builds Flexten tyre cord into bias earthmover tyres.
Goodyear expands Luxembourg radial OTR tyre plant, Goodyear's OTR tyre manufacturing facility in Europe.
Nippon Giant joint OTR tyre manufacturing venture begins in response to rising demand for 57-inch tyres.
Goodyear introduces EMTrack OTR tyre performance monitoring system to track inflation, tread depth and other key metrics.
Goodyear wins NorTech Innovation Award, which recognizes products that have demonstrated significant impact within their industries.
Goodyear begins production of its 63-inch ultra-large hauler tyre, part of Goodyear's Rock Mining (RM) line.
Goodyear completes 57-inch OTR tyre production capacity expansion to better serve customers worldwide.
Goodyear unveils 63-inch version of RM-4B+ OTR tyre, which contains Goodyear's latest technologies in materials, design, construction and manufacturing.