Who we are

Who we are

For more than 125 years we’ve been driven by a relentless commitment to performance and innovation.

So we know what it takes to make high performance and ultra-high performance tyres for driving enthusiasts.

And whether on the road or on the track, we’ve got the achievements to back up all the hard work.

Dunlop – forever forward.

Our expertise

  • 1st pneumatic tyre was invented by John Boyd Dunlop in 1888
  • 1st at the 24 Hours Le Mans an incredible 34-times winners - more than any other manufacturer

The innovation

  • 1962 – Dunlop discovers aquaplaning, a breakthrough that allows tyres to maintain grip at high speed on wet roads
  • 1972 – Dunlop pioneers RunOnFlat Technology, which allows vehicles to keep driving even after a blowout
  • 2014 – Dunlop designs Noise Shield Technology, designed to significantly reduce vehicle noise by up to 50%*

* Compared to Dunlop tyres without Noise Shield Technology.  Based on internal vehicle road measurements. Tested in October 2010; tyre size: 245/40R18; test car: Audi A8; location: GIC*L Noise lanes test track