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June 3, 2014

Bridgestone: 3 steps for Tire Safety Week

In recognition of National Tire Safety Week, Bridgestone Americas is urging drivers to spend a few minutes this week properly maintaining their tires for optimal performance, fuel economy, and to extend the wear and service life of their tires.

Tags: Bridgestone Americas, Kurt Berger, National Tire Safety Week, RMA

November 8, 2013

Bridgestone issues recall of 2,600 TBR tires

In response to Bridgestone Corp.’s Nov. 7, 2013, voluntary safety recall of various truck and bus tires announced in Japan, Bridgestone Americas (BSA) is recalling approximately 2,600 units which were produced at Bridgestone’s plant in Tochigi, Japan, and sold in Guam, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America.

Tags: Bridgestone Americas, BSA, Recall, TBR Tires

May 29, 2013

Bridgestone to open 30 more stores in 2013

Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC (BSRO) projects it will open 45 new tire and automotive service centers across the United States this year. It currently owns and operates 2,222 stores.

Tags: Bridgestone, Bridgestone Americas, Bridgestone Retail Operations, BSRO, new stores

April 19, 2013

Bridgestone contest challenges teen drivers

A nationwide survey commissioned by Bridgestone Americas Inc. shows texting and other distracted driving behaviors are becoming socially unacceptable among teen drivers. The company is sponsoring a scholarship contest to encourage teens to drive responsibly.

Tags: Bridgestone Americas, Teens Drive Smart program, Teens Drive Smart scholarship

March 22, 2013

New vice president of marketing at Bridgestone

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC (BATO) has named Matthew Stevenson vice president of marketing for its commercial tire division. The appointment was effective March 1, 2013.

Tags: Bridgestone Americas, Matthew Stevenson, Philip Dobbs

March 11, 2013

Bridgestone partners with DeltaWing for ALMS

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC has teamed up with DeltaWing Racing Cars as a one-car entry in the 2013 American Le Mans Series. Bridgestone will supply Potenza tires for the select races in which DeltaWing competes during the 2013 ALMS season.

Tags: Al Speyer, Bridgestone Americas, DeltaWing Racing Cars

February 7, 2013

Bridgestone tech center wins green award

Bridgestone Americas Inc. won the Environmental Achievement of the Year award for its Americas Technical Center at the Tire Technology Expo in Köln,Germany. The center, located in Akron, Ohio, celebrated its grand opening in April 2012.

Tags: Akron, Bridgestone Americas, Environmental Award, Tech center

June 26, 2012

New IT, finance leads at Bridgestone

Bridgestone Americas Inc. recently announced that Tim Walsh, who previously served as Bridgestone Americas Corporate Controller, has been named Chief Information Officer for the company.

Tags: Alan Lindsey, Bill Thompson, Bridgestone Americas, Tim Walsh

May 24, 2012

Bridgestone is ‘Sports Sponsor of the Year’

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO) was named “Sports Sponsor of the Year” by Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal.

Tags: Bridgestone Americas, Phil Pacsi, Sports Marketing, Sports Sponsor of the Year


November 8, 2010

Bridgestone promotes Brooks to CIO

Bridgestone Americas Inc. has promoted Stephen Brooks to chief information officer, a newly created position.

Tags: Bridgestone Americas

July 2, 2010

Thai passenger tires will lose duty-free status

Certain passenger tires from Thailand will no longer enjoy duty-free status thanks to a recent ruling by the Obama Administration.

Tags: Bridgestone Americas, Consumer Tires, Falken TIre Corp., Imports, Thailand

June 29, 2010

Bridgestone to recall some truck/bus tires

Bridgestone Americas Inc. will begin recalling certain Bridgestone R192 medium truck/bus tires (size 275/70R22.5) used on intra-city transit buses. The recall is expected to start in July.

Tags: Bridgestone Americas, Medium truck tires, Tire recall


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