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    Johannesburg – No stranger to the tyre manufacturing industry, Piotr Czyzyk was recently appointed as managing director for Goodyear South Africa, where he has served in a number of roles and markets for the past 17 years. While in his erstwhile role as PBU Commercial Director in Europe, Czyzyk was responsible for overseeing the Central Europe operation, garnering keen insights...

    No stranger to the tyre manufacturing industry, Piotr Czyzyk was recently appointed as managing director for Goodyear South Africa, where he has served in a number of roles and markets for the past 17 years.

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    This week, Goodyear has once again heeded to the call to bring smiles, cheers and laughter to 167 grade 7 learners at its partnering school, Inxiweni Primary School in Tembisa, Johannesburg. Working with the Keep A Dream Alive Project, Goodyear delivered 167 canvasses to the learners as well as officially opened the school library which has been donated by the...

    This week, Goodyear has once again heeded to the call to bring smiles, cheers and laughter to 167 grade 7 learners at its partnering school, Inxiweni Primary School in Tembisa, Johannesburg.

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    Goodyear South Africa is proud to announce that it has attained Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Level 6 Contributor Status under the Amended Codes of Good Practice. After the Codes of Good Practice were amended and promulgated in 2015, Goodyear improved its status from Level 8. This was achieved by Goodyear forming a project team that made a concerted effort to...

    Goodyear South Africa is proud to announce that it has attained Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Level 6 Contributor Status under the Amended Codes of Good Practice. After the Codes of Good Practice were amended and promulgated in 2015, Goodyear improved its status from Level 8.

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    Goodyear South Africa has once again heeded to the call to impact lives in communities by participating in the celebrations for International Mandela Day. July 18 was declared Nelson Mandela International Day, and South Africans embrace the opportunity to celebrate former President Mandela’s life for the whole of July. The celebrations included blanket drives with employee and...

    Goodyear South Africa has once again heeded to the call to impact lives in communities by participating in the celebrations for International Mandela Day.

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    Goodyear will supply two types of 4x4 tyres for the New Land Rover Defender
    July 30, 2020 – Jaguar Land Rover has been working closely for many years with Goodyear on the supply of original equipment tyres (OE) for various models in its wide range. This time, the British brand is once again relying on Goodyear to equip its true off-road icon, the New Land Rover Defender, which...

    Goodyear will supply two types of 4x4 tyres for the New Land Rover Defender

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    Goodyear unveils its latest concept tyre at the 2020 Geneva International Motor Show
    GENEVA, March 4rd, 2020 – The Goodyear reCharge is a revolutionary self-regenerating concept tyre that can adapt and change to meet individual mobility needs.
    “Goodyear wants the tyre to be an even more powerful contributor to answering consumers’ specific mobility needs,” said Mike...

    Goodyear unveils its latest concept tyre at the 2020 Geneva International Motor Show

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    First and only tyre manufacturer to purchase dynamic driving simulator
    AKRON, Ohio, January 2020 – The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company announced it will enhance its product development capabilities with the purchase of new VI-grade driving simulators, including a dynamic model, a first for tyre manufacturers.
    Goodyear has selected a COMPACT Simulator recently delivered to...

    First and only tyre manufacturer to purchase dynamic driving simulator

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    The only tyre manufacturer to do it 5 times!
    Goodyear South Africa has once again been officially certified by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 2020 for excellence in employee conditions. This global certification has been awarded to Goodyear for the fifth time this year, cementing its position as the leading Top Employer tyre manufacturing company in South...

    Goodyear South Africa has once again been officially certified by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 2020 for excellence in employee conditions.

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    Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac tyres will show their strength during a 2,000-kilometer journey on rugged African roads, equipping 16 Land Rover Discovery vehicles. Participants driving across the Kavango-Zambezi (Kaza) National Park will be able to rely on Goodyear tyres to conquer tough terrains through the second largest nature reserve in the world.
    The setting for the biennial...

    Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac tyres will show their strength during a 2,000-kilometer journey on rugged African roads, equipping 16 Land Rover Discovery vehicles.

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    A concerning trend is the increase of worn-out, unsafe tyres on our roads. Goodyear South Africa recently held a tyre safety demonstration at Zwartkops Raceway with the assistance of the Volkswagen Driving Academy.
    The tyre safety demonstration was conducted by using two identical cars, driving side by side throughout the skidpan. One of the cars was fitted with new tyres and...

    A concerning trend is the increase of worn-out, unsafe tyres on our roads. Goodyear South Africa recently held a tyre safety demonstration at Zwartkops Raceway with the assistance of the Volkswagen Driving Academy.

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    Focusing on national Transport Month and the importance of road safety, Goodyear South Africa shares some sound advice and handy tips to motorists with SUV’s.
    October has been declared Transport Month, an annual feature on the calendar of the Department of Transport and one of the platforms through which the department engages directly with its stakeholders.  The specific...

    Focusing on national Transport Month and the importance of road safety, Goodyear South Africa shares some sound advice and handy tips to motorists with SUV’s.

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    Over 60% of second-hand tyres in South Africa are illegal
    The choice between an illegal, worn-out tyre and a safe tyre could be a matter of life and death especially when you consider the various terrains and conditions we drive on. This is especially relevant when we get flash rains that make the road surface slippery or drive over spillings. Although second-hand, worn-out...

    Tyre Condition - 24 Oct 19

    The choice between an illegal, worn-out tyre and a safe tyre could be a matter of life and death especially when you consider the various terrains and conditions we drive on.

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    Focusing on national Transport Month and the importance of road safety, Goodyear South Africa shares some sound advice and handy tips to motorists driving in wet road conditions.
    October has been declared Transport Month, an annual feature on the calendar of the Department of Transport and one of the platforms through which the department engages directly with its...

    Focusing on national Transport Month and the importance of road safety, Goodyear South Africa shares some sound advice and handy tips to motorists driving in wet road conditions.

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    Goodyear has announced that it will re-enter European and International sportscar racing by developing a new range of tyres for the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), including the Le Mans 24-hour race.
    The FIA World Endurance Championship features long-distance races on four continents with the Le Mans season finale, a race which Goodyear-equipped cars have won on 14...

    Goodyear has announced that it will re-enter European and International sportscar racing by developing a new range of tyres for the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), including the Le Mans 24-hour race.

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    On Tuesday, May 28 Goodyear South Africa reached another milestone on its journey to improve employee wellness when the multinational company revealed the recently upgraded on-site canteen at the manufacturing facility in Uitenhage.
    The ribbon cutting ceremony took place during the lunch rush. Upon entering the upgraded facility for the first time, employees were welcomed by...

    Goodyear South Africa reached another milestone on its journey to improve employee wellness when the multinational company revealed the recently upgraded on-site canteen at the manufacturing facility in Uitenhage.

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    In April 2019, Goodyear South Africa joined in on the international celebrations of World Book Day which took place on April 23, 2019. Goodyear South Africa partnered with two schools in close proximity to its operations; Inxiweni Primary School in Tembisa, Johannesburg, a new Corporate Social Responsibility partner school of Goodyear, as well as Stephen Nkomo Primary School in...

    Goodyear South Africa joined in on the international celebrations of World Book Day which took place on April 23, 2019.

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    Today, Goodyear South Africa announced the official opening of an onsite gym facility for its employees at the Goodyear Recreational Centre in Uitenhage.
    Goodyear embarked on a journey to make the Goodyear gym a reality a few years ago following a request by employees. This is a free of charge access gym facility for Goodyear employees and is aligned to a Goodyear global...

    Gym Opening - 7 Mar 19

    Goodyear South Africa announced the official opening of an onsite gym facility for its employees at the Goodyear Recreational Centre in Uitenhage.

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    Company earns exclusive tyre fitment on Local Motors ‘Olli’ vehicle
    Driverless shuttle added to company testing fleet to study future mobility solutions
    Autonomous vehicles introduce different tyre needs due to unique design

    AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 14, 2019 – The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company is expanding its ongoing work with autonomous or driverless vehicles, which...

    The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company is expanding its ongoing work with autonomous or driverless vehicles, which includes being named the exclusive tyre supplier for a leading autonomous passenger shuttle.

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    Goodyear’s noise reduction technology, SoundComfort has been voted Product of the Year 2019 by consumers in Belgium and the Netherlands.
    The consumer survey conducted by international market and consumer research company Nielsen asked 5000 people for their views on product innovation. It is the largest survey of its kind in the world.
    SoundComfort technology is an excellent...

    Goodyear’s noise reduction technology, SoundComfort has been voted Product of the Year 2019 by consumers in Belgium and the Netherlands.

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    A thriving relationship was formed between Uitenhage based tyre manufacturing company, Goodyear South Africa and Stephen Nkomo Primary School in 2017. The connection commenced with Goodyear renovating a classroom that was in dire need of refurbishment for Mandela Day 2017. This was followed by the renovation of two more classrooms in February 2018. Further to this, Goodyear...

    A thriving relationship was formed between Uitenhage based tyre manufacturing company, Goodyear South Africa and Stephen Nkomo Primary School in 2017.

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    Goodyear South Africa Recognised as a Certified Top Employer 2019
    Goodyear South Africa has been officially recognised by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 2019 for excellence in employee conditions. Organisations certified as Top Employers dedicate themselves to providing the very best work atmosphere for employees to allow them to develop their careers and...

    Goodyear South Africa has been officially recognised by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 2019 for excellence in employee conditions.

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    GOODYEAR SOUTH AFRICA HAS A NEW HOME
    JOHANNESBURG, August 30, 2018 – As Goodyear celebrates ‘120 Years of Innovation’ in 2018, the South Africa entity also celebrates moving to its new Head Office at the Hertford Office Park in Midrand. Goodyear South Africa has consolidated its Johannesburg based offices to support the Company’s business strategy of business simplification,...

    As Goodyear celebrates ‘120 Years of Innovation’ in 2018, the South Africa entity also celebrates moving to its new Head Office at the Hertford Office Park in Midrand.

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    GOODYEAR SOUTH AFRICA HELPS EMPOWER YOUNG WOMEN
    Uitenhage –“You are destined for greatness” were the words uttered by Siphosethu Level which rang true for the ladies attending the Goodyear South Africa Women’s Month celebration. Siphosethu, now a Master’s in Social Science student at the Nelson Mandela University, said those were the words she would often hear from her...

    You are destined for greatness” were the words uttered by Siphosethu Level which rang true for the ladies attending the Goodyear South Africa Women’s Month celebration

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    GOODYEAR SOUTH AFRICA’S 67 MINUTES OF PLAY FOR MANDELA DAY
    Uitenhage – Goodyear South Africa has once again heeded to the call to impact lives in communities on Mandela Day by inviting 84 Grade Six learners from Stephen Nkomo Primary school to come and celebrate this significant day with them on 18 July 2018. With bright skies and favourable winter weather in Uitenhage,...

    Goodyear South Africa has once again heeded to the call to impact lives in communities on Mandela Day by inviting 84 Grade Six learners from Stephen Nkomo Primary school to come and celebrate this significant day with them on 18 July 2018.

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    Goodyear to study tyre materials reaction in International Space Station Experiments

    Material science plays a critical role in tyre research and development
    Scientific discovery project to evaluate molecular structures of silica not available on Earth
    Results to inform additional opportunities to potentially improve fuel efficiency and traction.

    SAN FRANCISCO - The...

    The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company plans to test tyre components in space as part of a project in the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory, through an experiment expected to launch later this year

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    Goodyear presents top technologies at The Tyre Cologne 2018

    Award-winning: Photosynthesis ‘Oxygene’ tyre takes home Creative Award
    Premium-performance: Latest car tyres from Goodyear

    The futuristic ‘Oxygene’ photosynthesis tyre, that symbolises Goodyear’s vision for clean mobility in the cities of the future, impressed the entire jury at this year’s Creative Awards and...

    The futuristic ‘Oxygene’ photosynthesis tyre, that symbolises Goodyear’s vision for clean mobility in the cities of the future, impressed the entire jury at this year’s Creative Awards and won in the category ‘Best Green Idea’.

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    Goodyear Wranglers keep anti-poaching vehicles on track
    Goodyear Wranglers are the tyre of choice for rangers of the Forever Wild Rhino Protection Initiative team. This is the seventh year that the tyre manufacturer is sponsoring the rugged, all terrain 4x4 tyres to help give the anti-poaching teams an advantage when patrolling the country’s nature reserves.
     “The rangers...

    Goodyear Wranglers are the tyre of choice for rangers of the Forever Wild Rhino Protection Initiative team.

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    Goodyear South Africa launches Umthombo Development Programme
    Today, Goodyear South Africa is proud to announce the launch of its enterprise and supplier development initiative, Umthombo Development Programme. Umthombo which means fountain and signifies “the source from which something proceeds or is supplied” is part of Goodyear’s commitment to transformation through the...

    Today, Goodyear South Africa is proud to announce the launch of its enterprise and supplier development initiative, Umthombo Development Programme

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    Goodyear Presents New Tyre Technologies with press event at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show
    Geneva, March 8th, 2018 – President for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Chris Delaney shared the latest Goodyear tyre technologies with members of the press at the Goodyear booth at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show.
    Delaney, coining the collaborative focus for this...

    President for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Chris Delaney shared the latest Goodyear tyre technologies with members of the press at the Goodyear booth at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show

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    GOODYEAR SOYBEAN OIL TECHNOLOGY WINS ‘ENVIRONMENTAL ACHIEVEMENT OF THE YEAR’ AWARD
    AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 22, 2018 – The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company has been presented the prestigious Tyre Technology International Award for Innovation and Excellence in the category of “Environmental Achievement of the Year” during the 2018 Tyre Technology Expo in Hannover, Germany. The...

    The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company has been presented the prestigious Tyre Technology International Award for Innovation and Excellence in the category of “Environmental Achievement of the Year” during the 2018 Tyre Technology Expo in Hannover, Germany

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    Goodyear awarded “Chassis Supplier of the Year” by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles EMEA for demonstrated customer centric performance, flexibility and transparency.
    First time a tyre manufacturer has been selected by FCA for this important award for the Chassis sector.
    On December 7th, 2017, at the annual supplier conference at the Auditorium G. Agnelli Lingotto in Turin (Italy),...

    First time a tyre manufacturer has been selected by FCA for this important award for the Chassis sector

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    Port Elizabeth –GOODYEAR SOUTH AFRICA EMPLOYEES HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF LEARNERS
    Goodyear South Africa held its annual Group Conference at the Boardwalk Hotel on February 13, 2018. This year’s conference theme, ‘Shaping the Future’, saw teams refurbishing 80 desks for learners at Stephen Nkomo Primary School in kwaNobuhle. Goodyear has also revamped three dilapidated...

    Goodyear South Africa held its annual Group Conference at the Boardwalk Hotel

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    Goodyear South Africa hosts a Ribbon Cutting ceremony to unveil its state-of-the-art machinery
    Port Elizabeth, South Africa, December 7, 2017 - At an event officiated by Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Mayor, Cllr Athol Trollip, Goodyear South Africa officially unveiled its upgraded, state-of -the-art Uitenhage manufacturing facility. Goodyear has invested close to ZAR 1...

    At an event officiated by Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Mayor, Cllr Athol Trollip, Goodyear South Africa officially unveiled its upgraded, state-of -the-art Uitenhage manufacturing facility

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    OUR EIGHT FASTEST STARS ARE READY TO RACE FOR THE SPEED STARS TITLE
    For the first time ever on Speed Stars, the winner will be decided in an actual race to the finish line! Our eight fastest stars will line up on the grid at Zwartkops in identical VW Polo TSI’s and battle it out over a six-lap handicap race.
    Last weeks final celebrity pairing saw Jesse Clegg and Jenna Ward go...

    For the first time ever on Speed Stars, the winner will be decided in an actual race to the finish line

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    WORLD SURFSKI CHAMPION JENNA WARD AND MUSCIAN JESSE CLEGG ARE OUR FINAL STAR PAIRING OF THE SEASON
    There is no doubting the massive impact our experiences growing up can have in influencing and moulding the people we become. This couldn't be more evident than in the case of our final celebrity pairing of the season: Jesse Clegg and Jenna Ward.
    Being exposed to paddling at an...

    There is no doubting the massive impact our experiences growing up can have in influencing and moulding the people we become

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    Goodyear and Land Rover successfully complete Land Rover Experience Tour 2017
    After almost a month of exploring a wide variety of Peruvian roads, the Land Rover Experience Tour 2017 ended on November 9th. Goodyear’s Wrangler DuraTrac tyres were used to equip the 19 participating vehicles. The tyres proved their worth as the perfect off-road partner, withstanding even the...

    After almost a month of exploring a wide variety of Peruvian roads, the Land Rover Experience Tour 2017 ended on November 9th. Goodyear’s Wrangler DuraTrac tyres were used to equip the 19 participating vehicles

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    IT’S LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION AS SHASHI NAIDOO AND ZOE BROWN TAKE TO THE TRACK ON SPEED STARS.
    Our next celebrity pairing feel right at home in front of the cameras and under the bright lights, but will Shashi Naidoo and Zoe Brown feel as comfortable when they get behind the wheel and the lights go out on Speed Stars?
    Shashi Naidoo has literally done it all in the...

    Our next celebrity pairing feel right at home in front of the cameras and under the bright lights, but will Shashi Naidoo and Zoe Brown feel as comfortable when they get behind the wheel and the lights go out on Speed Stars

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    HOWZAT!ITSSACRICKETCAPTAIN DANE’ VAN NIEKERK TAKING ON SPRINGBOK RUGBY PLAYER RYAN KANKOWSKI NEXT ON SPEED STARS
    They may come from completely different sporting codes but what Dane’ van Niekerk and Ryan Kankowski do have in common is that they have both excelled at the highest level in their sport. Will they produce stand out performances when they take to the racetrack on...

    They may come from completely different sporting codes but what Dane’ van Niekerk and Ryan Kankowski do have in common is that they have both excelled at the highest level in their sport

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    TEAMMATES ON FIELD BECOME RIVALS ON TRACK: ITS BLITZBOKKE KWAGGA SMITH AND JUSTIN GEDULD NEXT ON SPEED STARS
    The Blitzbokke have given die-hard South African rugby fans much to celebrate in the super competitive world of Sevens Rugby. With 27 tournament wins on the IRB Sevens Series since inception in 1999, they have gone on to win the Series twice and are the current...

    The Blitzbokke have given die-hard South African rugby fans much to celebrate in the super competitive world of Sevens Rugby.

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    WHO WILL HAVE THE LAST LAUGH WHEN FUNNY GUYS JOEY RASDIEN AND RICHELIEU BEAUNOIR TAKE TO THE TRACK ON SPEED STARS?
    For most of us the thought of standing on a stage and making people laugh isn’t very funny at all. But for this weeks guests, Joey Rasdien and Richelieu Beaunoir this IS life!
    Gauteng local Joey Rasdien had for more serious plans for his life, with a B Comm...

    For most of us the thought of standing on a stage and making people laugh isn’t very funny at all. But for this weeks guests, Joey Rasdien and Richelieu Beaunoir this IS life!

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