BFNT introduces Dueler H/L Alenza

Sept. 13, 2004

Bridgestone/Firestone North American Tire LLC (BFNT) introduced the latest tire in its Bridgestone Dueler line, the Dueler H/L Alenza, early this morning (Sept. 13).

The tire, designed for luxury SUVs and light trucks, is engineered to provide wet handling and braking performance, according to BFNT officials.

It features the following:

* smooth, quiet ride characteristics;

* a 65,000-mile limited treadwear warranty;

* vent-free appearance;

* the company´s UNI-T technology.

The Dueler H/L Alenza initially will be available in T- and H-rated sizes.

As part of a nationwide promotion advertised in today´s USA Today, consumers get a $50 mail-in rebate when they buy a set of four select Bridgestone Dueler tires. That includes the new H/L Alenza.