Goodyear Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results Release, Conference Call

April 17, 2009

AKRON, Ohio, April 17, 2009 – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company will report first quarter 2009 financial results before markets open on Wednesday, April 29, to be followed by an investor conference call at 10 a.m.

Participating in the conference call will be Robert J. Keegan, chairman and chief executive officer; Darren R. Wells, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Damon J. Audia, senior vice president, finance and treasurer. 

Prior to the commencement of the call, the company will post the financial and other related information that will be presented on its investor relations Web site: http://corporate.goodyear.com/en-US/investors.html.

Investors, members of the media and other interested persons may access the conference call on the Web site or via telephone by calling (706) 634-5954 before 9:50 a.m. on April 29.  A taped replay will be available later that day by calling (706) 645-9291.  The replay will also remain available on the Web site.

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs approximately 75,000 people and manufactures its products in more than 60 facilities in 25 countries around the world.  For more information about Goodyear, go to http://corporate.goodyear.com.