Goodyear announced today that its subsidiary, Wingfoot
Commercial Tire Systems LLC, has signed an agreement to assume operation of
eight Pilot Truck Care Centers in five states.
Though they will be
operated by Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems LLC, the Truck Care Centers will
retain the Pilot name. The Goodyear-operated Pilot truck centers will provide
new tires, retreads, limited mechanical service, preventive maintenance and
Pilot Travel Centers
operates 271 travel centers in 40 states and licenses another 13 locations
throughout Kansas, Montana, Iowa and Nebraska. Pilot Travel Centers is
headquartered in Knoxville, TN, and employs 13,000 people.
headquartered in Akron, OH, manufactures tires, and engineered rubber products
and chemicals in more than 90 facilities in 28 countries. Goodyear employs more
than 80,000 people worldwide. Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems LLC has
171 commercial tire sales, service and retread facilities nationwide.