Goodyear strike: No effects yet on GM, Chrysler

By Robert Sherefkin, Automotive News

Detroit, Michigan – A nearly four-week-old strike against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is having little or no effect on the tyre maker’s ability to supply General Motors and the Chrysler group, the automakers say.

Goodyear is Chrysler’s largest tyre supplier and GM’s second-largest tyre supplier, according to data from ERJ’s sister magazine, Tire Business.

GM spokeswoman Deborah Silverman said Friday, 27 Oct. that the combination of production by Goodyear’s salaried employees at the 16 tyre plants struck Oct. 5 and…

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