Akron, Ohio -- Goodyear has signed a seven-year contract to continue supplying tyres and business solutions to New York City Transit, the largest transit bus fleet in the US.
Akron-based Goodyear, which has provided tires to the agency since 1987, will continue to supply its fleet of more than 5900 vehicles with a range of bus tires and tyre services.
â€œThis is an important contract for Goodyear, retaining the largest transit bus fleet in North America,â€ said Joseph Copeland, vice president of commercial tyre systems for Goodyear. â€œMoreover, it is a tremendous vote of confidence in our products and the service provided by our Goodyear associates in the depots every day.â€
The New York City Transit is an agency of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the state of New York.
From Tire Business (A Crain publication)