Goodyear inspires students with 22nd annual STEM Career Day

Goodyear and the International Soap Box Derby are hosting a Mini-Car Championship Race as part of Goodyear’s annual STEM Career Day, an outreach event encouraging high school and middle school students to pursue opportunities in various science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The event is being live streamed from Goodyear’s Innovation Center at the company’s headquarters in Akron, OH.
In collaboration with the Soap Box Derby, Goodyear sent mini Soap Box Derby car kits to more than 1,300 students across Northeast Ohio, allowing students to explore different STEM applications connected to racing.

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Goodyear announces pricing of $1.45 billion of senior notes in connection with planned Cooper Tire acquisition

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced it has commenced a private offering to eligible purchasers of $1.45 billion aggregate principal amount of eight- and 10-year senior notes. The notes will be senior unsecured obligations of the company. Issuance and sale of the notes is subject to market and other customary closing conditions.

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Collaborative checkoff partnership leads to sustainable soybean oil commitment from Goodyear

Initial research led to the discovery that soybean oil could not only improve tire flexibility across temperatures, but also provide enhanced grip on road surfaces, making it an ideal choice for Goodyear’s all-weather tire line. Goodyear commercialized this innovation in its Assurance® WeatherReady® consumer tire line in 2017, the Eagle® Enforcer All Weather™ in 2018 and the Eagle Exhilarate™ in 2019, and announced the Goodyear Assurance ComfortDrive™ in 2020.

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Goodyear holds virtual annual meeting; elects directors

Goodyear announced the election of 13 members to the Board of Directors for new one-year terms at the company’s virtual annual shareholder meeting today.In addition, shareholders voted in favor of an advisory resolution approving the compensation of its named executive officers and voted to ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2021. A shareholder proposal was not approved.

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