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Goodyear awarded “Chassis Supplier of the Year” by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles EMEA for demonstrated customer centric performance, flexibility and transparency.

First time a tire manufacturer has been selected by FCA for this important award for the Chassis sector.

On December 7th, 2017, at the annual supplier conference at the Auditorium G. Agnelli Lingotto in Turin (Italy), Goodyear has been awarded “Chassis Supplier of the Year” by the famous Italian-American car manufacturer.

"Goodyear demonstrated a customer oriented approach across many aspects of the business with FCA. They showed a strong commitment supporting FCA needs combining flexibility, transparency and a profound sense of urgency. Thank you, Goodyear" stated FCA.

Nick Harley, Managing Director for Original Equipment, Consumer Tires EMEA, commented: “We are excited about this important award. It’s the first time that a tire manufacturer has been awarded as FCA Supplier of the Year for the whole Chassis sector. It’s a great success, achieved thanks to the strong commitment of the Goodyear cross-functional team working every day to provide FCA with excellent products and services, developed to answer their specific requirements”.

The award was presented to Nick Harley, by Alfredo Altavilla, COO EMEA and member of GEC (Group Executive Council), Monica Genovese, Head of Group Purchasing EMEA, and Edoardo Calarco, Head of EMEA Chassis & Engine System Purchasing Unit.

During 2017, Goodyear has further strengthened the partnership with FCA. Recently Goodyear has won significant share as Original Equipment supplier for new models across FCA brands:

  • the first ever Maserati SUV, the Maserati Levante equipped with Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2 SUV
  • the Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV equipped with Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV
  • the Alfa Romeo Giulia equipped with Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 ROF and the EfficientGrip Performance
  • the Jeep Renegade equipped with EfficientGrip SUV and Vector 4Seasons
  • the Fiat 500X equipped with EfficientGrip Performance and Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2.

Goodyear looks forward to continuing its close collaboration with FCA as new technology and models are developed and launched to the market.