Goodyear's Clever Concept SUV Tire Has The Grand Canyon In The Middle

Goodyear's unnamed concept builds on a standard SUV tire with a large central groove to improve rolling resistance by having a reduced contact patch with the road. But as you can see from the tread, this is strictly a concept with no intention of being put into production. Yet. » 3/06/14 5:06pm 3/06/14 5:06pm

Watch Goodyear Build Its New Blimp-Replacing Zeppelin

The current Goodyear Blimps have been watching NFL games from the sky since 1969, and now, just like a player who's been on the receiving end of too many bad tackles, it's time to retire in favor of something younger and faster. So taking the place of the aging GZ-20 blimps are three new Zeppelin NTs, which you can… » 7/23/13 3:38pm 7/23/13 3:38pm

Brilliant Auto-Inflating Tires Pump Themselves Up As They Roll

There's a long list of reasons why you should keep your vehicle's tires properly inflated—from better mileage to safer handling. Goodyear has made this motorist's chore extra easy with its new Air Maintenance Technology system, which automatically keeps a tire at the proper PSI using a self-contained passive pump. » 9/21/12 9:40am 9/21/12 9:40am

CIA Airlines: Inflatable Getaway Plane Delivered Upon Request

You find yourself held under "house arrest" in a remote jungle region of Indonesia, sometime in the late 1950s. You may have your suit, fedora and at least one halfway decent tie, but the chances of getting back to the US of A seem slim. The CIA thinks you're not so dispensable, so spytechs—with the help of the always… » 5/21/08 8:50pm 5/21/08 8:50pm

Goodyear Announces an Octet of 'Rugged' GPS Units

Goodyear, that name you're accustomed to seeing on tires, has decided to jump into the GPS game, sticking its familiar brand name onto navigation devices. Hey, they have something to do with cars, don't they? The company has pulled a Garmin on us, brand spamming with an entire product line of eight different GPS units… » 1/04/08 8:30am 1/04/08 8:30am