New York – Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. hopes to get US automakers to adopt run-flat tyres as original equipment. This is part of its strategy for profitable growth over the next decade, said CEO Robert Keegan in an interview last month.
“The BMWs, Mercedes and Audis of the world have adopted run-on-flat technology as the standard,” Keegan said after an investor meeting. “I am promoting, cajoling and trying to push the decision makers in Detroit in that direction.”
Run-flat tyres have been available on the…