2014

Goodyear Tires are Selected for 2014 Ram 1500 Models

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The award-winning 2014 Ram 1500 truck series is known for its toughness, capability and comfort. It is also known for its Goodyear (NASDAQ: GT) tires.

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An assortment of models in the 2014 Ram 1500 lineup comes from the factory with Goodyear tires – divided among the Wrangler SR-A, Wrangler SilentArmor and Fortera SL.

The Ram 1500 Big Horn, Tradesman, Express, HFE, Outdoorsman, Sport, and Laramie models are among the best-selling and most-popular of all trucks sold in North America. Among its awards, the Ram 1500 was named as the Motor Trend Truck of the Year for 2014.

On Ram 1500 Big Horn, Tradesman, Express, HFE and Laramie models, the Goodyear Wrangler SR-A is the standard fitment in a P265/70R17 size, as well as a P275/60R20 size.  An exclusive wet traction tread compound and all-terrain capabilities are key features of the Wrangler SR-A.

Outfitting the Ram 1500 Outdoorsman model is the Goodyear Wrangler SilentArmor in a LT265/70R17 tire size. The tire features all-terrain capability with exceptional snow performance. It is optional on several other trim levels, as well.

The Ram 1500 R/T Sport 4x2 wears the Goodyear Fortera SL truck performance tire in a P285/45R22 size.

Goodyear tires are on more new vehicles in North America than any other brand, including many from Acura, Audi, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Honda, Infiniti, Jeep, Land Rover, Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Porsche, Scion, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen. 

Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies.  It employs about 69,000 people and manufactures its products in 53 facilities in 22 countries around the world.  Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry.  For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to www.goodyear.com.

SOURCE The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company



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