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Sourcebook Data: Popular and Profitable Winter Tires

Data reveals that Bridgestone, Firestone and Goodyear are the top selling brands in the winter tire segment, and that some margins on lower-end brands may be shrinking.

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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced a new addition to its Wrangler highway tire (HT) portfolio, the Goodyear Wrangler Steadfast HT. Goodyear said the Wrangler Steadfast HT is an all-season tire with strong wet performance, enhanced ride comfort, and Kevlar. Backed with a 70,000-mile treadwear limited warranty, Goodyear said the Wrangler Steadfast HT features

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Backed with a 70,000-mile treadwear limited warranty, Goodyear said the Wrangler Steadfast HT features a long-lasting tread compound for longer tread life and deeper, wider grooves designed to help provide wet traction and control. The company said the use of DuPont Kevlar in the tire tread provides puncture and heat resistance to help protect against pothole damage and handle whatever the road has to offer.

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