AKRON — Subaru of Indiana Automotive Inc. (SIA) presented Goodyear with the Excellent Performance Award as an exceptional parts and delivery supplier on May 3, recognizing the tire maker for its commitment to achieving excellence in collaboration with SIA.
Goodyear has been an original equipment supplier to SIA since 2005, supplying OE tires for the Subaru Tribeca. It also is working with Subaru on three fitments for the Subaru Legacy.
"Goodyear and Subaru share a mutual commitment to delivering the highest level of performance and excellence to our customers," said Steve McClellan, president, Goodyear Americas. "We work closely and collaboratively with automobile manufacturers like Subaru and are honored by this recognition and our placement on some of Subaru's best-selling vehicles."
Ken Nelson, manager of Subaru of Indiana Automotive, said the award honors "superior performance related to safety, environmental stewardship, quality, delivery and partnership. This award recognizes strong performance for all given targets."
Honda North America honored Goodyear recently with the Supplier Sustainability Award for demonstrating an exceptional commitment to social and environmental responsibility. General Motors also awarded Goodyear with the 2017 Supplier of the Year Award in the tire category, for product, delivery and customer service excellence.