Goodyear Tires Chosen for Key 2014 Fitment

Jul 18, 2013, 16:00 ET from The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

AKRON, Ohio, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodyear (NASDAQ: GT) tires have been selected as an original equipment fitment for the all-new, redesigned 2014 BMW X5 model, which is now available in North America.

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Selected for the 2014 BMW X5 is the Goodyear Eagle LS2 tire in 255/55R18 (front) and 255/50R19 (rear) sizes, in Goodyear's RunOnFlat technology that provides self-supporting run-flat capabilities, even when the tire has deflated.

The BMW X5 is a popular sports activity vehicle that features "a unique blend of utility and refinement, power and performance, dynamic styling and premium luxury."

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

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