SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 28, 2011
THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
|(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
|1144 East Market Street, Akron, Ohio||44316-0001|
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (330) 796-2121
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
A copy of the news release issued by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company on Friday, October 28, 2011, describing its results of operations for the third quarter of 2011, is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 News release, dated October 28, 2011
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY|
|Date: October 28, 2011||By||/s/ Darren R. Wells|
Darren R. Wells
Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer