Soybean rubber compound hitting the road in new Goodyear tires

New tires coming from Goodyear this fall will feature a rubber compound derived from soybeans. Not only is there a sustainability story to using a plant-based ingredient, but engineers with Goodyear found a performance advantage when using tread compounds made with soybean oil: they remained pliable or soft at lower temperatures, while increasing tread life…. Read more »

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