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    Featured: Winter tires vs. all season: When and why to make the switch

    It's that time of year again, as we prepare for the winter driving season and many drivers debate when (and if) they should switch to winter tires. Automobile technology is changing and cars are performing better because of things like ABS brakes and traction control. Still, those features are ...

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    Official: Goodyear launches massive new blimp, needs your help naming it [w/videos]

    Goodyear has announced that it has completed construction on an all-new blimp, and it's asking for your help in naming the thing. The new airship is more technologically advanced than any of the company's three blimps in current operation, as well as being larger, faster and more maneuvreable. ...

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    Canada: Winter tires versus all seasons, make the switch before snow

    For many years, winter tire technology remained nearly unchanged. Those old knobby bias ply tires seemed to be around for decades and typically were only put on the rear of many vehicles. In today's rapid-paced environment, cars (and people) need to move fast and safely. More recently, winter ...

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    Report: Goodyear replacing fleet of blimps with zeppelins

    Say goodbye to the old fleet of Goodyear blimps and hello to the new fleet, which has started construction – only this time the "blimps" are actually zeppelins, or semi-rigid airships with framework (aluminum and carbon fibre in this case) to support their structure, engines and gas-filled ...

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    Official: Goodyear unveils self-inflating tires for big trucks

    Goodyear has developed a new self-inflating tire for commercial vehicles. The Air Maintenance Technology system uses an internal pressure regulator to determine when the tire is low. When pressure falls below a certain parameter, the regulator opens to allow air into a pumping tube. Here's the ...

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    Video: Goodyear uses the old "surprise gymkhana road test with stunt driver" routine

    It's a familiar tactic: if you want a customer to know what a car can do, you've got to get them in it and take them for a ride. To truly impress a customer, though, you've got to take them, *ahem,* for a ride. It works so well that NASCAR driver Carl Edwards recently did it with Ford engineers ...

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    Official: GM, Ford placed in top 10 on 2012 Fortune 500 list

    If you're a blue-blooded capitalist, there's nothing better than leading your company to the top of the Fortune 500 – except for making billions of dollars in profits, that is. But thankfully those two objectives tend to go hand-in-hand, as proven by these two men. Indeed, General Motors ...

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    New tire technology improves traction in summer... and winter

    As much as some drivers on the road would not like to admit, tires are what provide the most traction while sitting in a vehicle. The tires on a vehicle should be praised well before the driver (and scorned in some instances). For all those egotistical drivers out there that would prefer the ...

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    Is this the most sexist ad of all time?

    When there's a woman at the wheel... Say what you will about political correctness, women's rights, stereotypes and preconceived ideas. None of that matters. What's really important are the tires you choose to mount on your car. Not that Goodyear was the only company so long ago capitalizing on ...

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    Video: Goodyear blimp transformation into Cars 2 Lightyear blimp

    Disney's Cars 2 opens tonight across Canada and it's going to be bigger, better and have even more cars than the first movie (Michael Caine as an English car spy - awesome!) One of the characters in the movie is Lightyear blimp. He really loves his job because it sends him to all the great ...