Goodyear Expands Electric Vehicle Tire Portfolio
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has launched the Goodyear ElectricDrive all-season tire and two new sizes for its Goodyear ElectricDrive GT product.
With the addition of four new sizes to its electric vehicle (EV) tire lineup, Goodyear ElectricDrive is now “a fit for 44% more battery electric vehicles operating in the United States today,” according to Goodyear officials.
The new Goodyear ElectricDrive comes with a 60,000-mile tread life limited warranty, V-speed rating and is available in sizes 215/50R17 95V XL and 215/55R17 94V SL.
This all-season tire is built for commuter touring sedans and CUVs, making it a fit for vehicles like the Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Bolt and Volt and the Kia Niro EV.
“Goodyear remains focused on offering innovative products and technologies for the EV segment and providing drivers with the quality, performance and enhanced treadwear they expect from our brands,” says Michiel Kramer, director, consumer product marketing, Goodyear.
Additionally, Goodyear launched two new sizes for its ElectricDrive GT tire that was originally introduced in December 2021.
“The addition of the new ElectricDrive GT sizes allow us to meet the unique needs of more electric vehicle drivers with premium, performance Goodyear products,” says Kramer.
The ElectricDrive GT comes with a 40,000-mile tread life limited warranty, W-speed rating and is now available in sizes 255/45R19 104W XL, 235/45R18 98W XL and 235/40R19 96W XL.