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Who we are
Who we are
International Non-Profit Association
- standardizing data related to tyres;
- defining solutions to access and exchange data, developing online solutions;
- open to all tyre manufacturers and tyre data stakeholders;
- promoting the use of the GDS to external stakeholders;
- representing GDSO Members to external bodies/organisations.
Building the worldwide language​ that unlocks tires’ potential


A common platform to dialogue and share knowledge,
open and comprehensible to everyone

A platform that simply enables the development of
new services for a safer and more sustainable mobility journey

Our members
Welcome TRAC
TRAC joined GDSO as Associate
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They talk about us
The Tyre Industry: working as one
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is GDSO Purpose?
    GDSO wants to enable services based on a global, open, standardized and secured data platform, under a robust and transparent governance, thus supporting a sustainable and simplified mobility journey.
     
  • during the past 6 years, a taskforce within ETRTO** defined the outlines of tyre data standards and a global technical solution for retrieving data from participating companies, based on a unique item identifier (UII), that shall open the door for various stakeholders to new connected services.
    Therefore GDSO can already benefit of a Minimum Viable Product (MVP), offering the flavour of the innovative service value proposition: tasks solved more easily along the tyre value chain, thanks to the tyre electronic identification and API aimed at retrieving standardized data through remote execution.
     
    GDSO is getting organized to allow its members to be vocal and reporting stakeholders needs, thus allowing a continuous innovation process, based on a standardized secure platform enabling components services and solutions, as simple as possible.

    ** European Tyre and Rim Technical Organisation (ETRTO)
  • At this stage, GDSO needs to generate a critical mass within Tyre Industry to allow the Tyre Information Service scale-up and evolution. Therefore priority is given to the Tyre Industry.
     
  • At this stage, GDSO needs to generate a critical mass within Tyre Industry to allow the Tyre Information Service scale-up and evolution. Therefore priority is given to the Tyre value chain stakeholders.