Bridgestone Corp. has released a new Global Sustainable Procurement Policy to help identify and evaluate qualified suppliers, promote best practices, and serve as a communication and improvement tool for the industry.
Italian car maker Alfa Romeo Automobiles SpA has chosen Bridgestone Corp. to supply tires for its first premium mid-size SUV.
General Motors Corp. named Bridgestone Corp. one of its top suppliers at its 2016 Supplier of the Year Awards ceremony. The 24th annual event was held March 10 in Detroit.
Bridgestone Corp. is a multi-billion dollar company. So is Icahn Enterprises L.P., helmed by a billionaire himself, Carl Icahn. They are battling to buy Pep Boys-Manny, Moe & Jack.
It has certainly been a period of “show time” in Europe in the past couple of months with the internationally prestigious Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland, following February’s Tire Technology Expo in Germany (which I reported on in the March edition of MTD).
Bridgestone Corp. has developed a technology for estimating tire wear and tread depth. The new technology uses sensors attached to the inside of tires to estimate tread wear conditions and provides the driver with real-time monitoring of tire conditions.
Bridgestone Corp. held a grand opening ceremony for its first tire plant in Vietnam, which will serve as a key export base to Europe, North America and Japan when fully operational.
Bridgestone Corp. announced that its subsidiary in China, Bridgestone (Shenyang) Tire Co. Ltd. (Shenyang Plant), has relocated its truck and bus radial tire plant to a new site in Shenyang City Liaoning Province, China.
Bridgestone Corp. has entered into an agreement with the International Olympic Committee to be a worldwide Olympic partner through the 2024 Olympic Games. The agreement covers all of the company’s tires, making Bridgestone the official tire of the Olympic Games.
Bridgestone Corp. announced it will increase capacity at its Wuxi plant in China to meet rising demand for high-performance tires. The company will invest $139 million to boost production by about 5,300 tires a day.
Bridgestone Corp. announced that its affiliate company, Brisa Bridgestone Sabancı Lastik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. (Brisa), is evaluating the future investment of a new passenger car radial tire plant in Turkey.
When the Ford Model T was popular, tall, skinny tires were the replacement tires of choice. That was more than 100 years ago.
As we all know throughout the world a great deal of skill goes into the manufacture of modern car tires followed by extensive marketing and sales promotions to encourage drivers to buy a particular brand.