Goodyear introduces Kevlar off-road tyre

ERJ staff report (RD)

Akron, Ohio – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has introduced the company’s first off-road tyre using DuPont Kevlar material to enhance sidewall puncture resistance, the company announced 20 Feb.

“The new Wrangler MT/R with Kevlar updates the legendary off-road performing namesake, which has had a great reputation among serious off-roaders,” said Melissa Montisano, Goodyear’s general manager for light-truck tires. “This new tyre will certainly get the attention of anyone who takes off-road traction seriously.”

According to Goodyear, the Kevlar-reinforced sidewalls…

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