Goodyear supplies tires for Car and Truck of the Year

At the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company revealed that it will supply original equipment tires to the vehicles named as 2011 North American Car of the Year and Truck of the Year.

The NAIAS Car (2011 Chevrolet Volt) and Truck (2011 Ford Explorer) of the Year awards are selected annually by 50 North American automotive journalists. The honors are announced during press days for the NAIAS in Detroit.

Goodyear was chosen as the exclusive tire supplier for the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, providing its fuel-efficient Assurance Fuel Max tire. This tire, in size P215/55R17 on the Volt, features a fuel-saving tread compound that helps reduce energy loss as the tire rolls.

The standard tire fitment for the Explorer SE model is the Goodyear Fortera HL tire in a P245/65R17 size. With a tread pattern that features deep blades and grooves, the tire provides confident handling and all-season traction.