AKRON (March 11, 2008) — Fortune magazine has recognized Goodyear as the most admired motor vehicle parts company in the world.
Goodyear topped the magazine's list in innovation, people management, global orientation and use of assets. It also was ranked first in terms of innovation and quality of products and services among motor vehicles parts companies.
"Not only did Goodyear lead our industry category, but we were ranked well ahead of our global tire competitors," Chairman and CEO Robert Keegan said in a release. He pointed out that five years ago the tire maker was nowhere near the top of Fortune's list but climbed to the top because contributions of Goodyear employees around the globe.