Goodyear has launched new additions to its ElectricDrive tire line designed for EVs, together with two new sizes and an all-season tire.
“With the addition of 4 new sizes to its EV tire lineup, Goodyear ElectricDrive is now a match for 44% extra battery-electric automobiles working within the US immediately,” says the corporate.
Obtainable in 215/50R17 95V XL and 215/55R17 94V SL sizes, the all-season ElectricDrive has a 60,000-mile tread life restricted guarantee and a V velocity score. Goodyear says it’s “constructed for commuter touring sedans and CUVs [crossover utility vehicles], making it a match for automobiles just like the Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Bolt and Volt and the Kia Niro EV.”
“The brand new EV tire additionally contains a specialised tread compound for all-season traction and long-lasting tread life, whereas an uneven tread sample gives assured dealing with for moist or dry highway situations,” says Goodyear.
The ElectricDrive GT high-performance tire is obtainable in two new sizes: 255/45R19 104W XL, 235/45R18 98W XL and 235/40R19 96W XL. The GT model has a 40,000-mile tread life restricted guarantee and a W velocity score.
In line with Goodyear, “ElectricDrive tires are engineered with a load index to account for the heavier load capability of EVs and have SoundComfort Expertise designed to assist cut back the extent of inside automobile noise.”