Goodyear impresses in annual Auto Express Product Awards

  • Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance 2 wins ‘Best Tyre’ at the Auto Express Product Awards 2021
  • Auto Express Product Awards 2021 sees Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 on the podium for ‘Best All Season Tyre’


BIRMINGHAM, UK, May 17th, 2020 – Goodyear Tyres has performed exceptionally well in the recent Auto Express Product Awards published earlier this month.

The awards, which celebrate the top products in aftermarket car care to help motorists clean, maintain and protect their car, are backed by an extensive test programme that’s unmatched by any other UK car magazine. 

Goodyear took first place in the summer tyre test and came commended in the all season tyre test leading to two Product Award wins for 2021.

Auto Express Best Tyre Product Award 2021 – Winner

Goodyear’s EfficientGrip Performance 2 took the win in the 2021 Product Awards which is its second Auto Express win since its launch in 2020. Kim Adams, who conducted the test for Auto Express, reported that the tyre rated highly on its “balance between wet handling, dry grip and impressive fuel economy”. The tyre also performed well against competitors for Rolling Resistance and Noise tests – coming first in both.

Auto Express Best All Season Tyre Product Award 2021 – Commended

Auto Express commended the Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 for best All Season Tyre in the 2021 Summer Tyre Product Awards. This comes in as the second Auto Express badge for Goodyear’s latest All-Season pattern in the popular Vector range. Kim Adams commended the tyre saying it “excelled at being a good all-rounder especially in snow and wet conditions, it also retained the snow ability of the predecessor whilst improving on fuel economy tests”.

Andy Marfleet, Goodyear’s Marketing Director UK&I commented: “We are thrilled to be given these accolades from Auto Express. The power of recommendation within the marketplace is very valuable, particularly when it comes from trusted magazines such as Auto Express in the UK. Taking these badges of honour is really important to us.”

About Goodyear

Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs around 62,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio, and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg, strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry.

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