In its latest test of top tire models, Tire Rack Inc. identified a product that “could signify a paradigm shift in the grand touring all-season landscape.”
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has added a trailer tire to the Firestone truck tire lineup: the FT492.
Bridgestone Americas Inc.'s off-the-road (OTR) tire plant in Bloomington, Ill., has been recertified for continued participation in the Illinois Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program as a Star participant.
Tire Industry Association (TIA) members will elect four of the 11 candidates to serve terms on the TIA board. Voting ends on Sept. 1, 2019.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC has sold off more of its GCR Tires & Service business. And the buyer is a repeat customer: McCarthy Tire Service Co. Inc. The Pennsylvania-based tire dealer is buying 13 more stores, plus three GCR retread plants.
The newest Turanza touring tire from Bridgestone Americas Inc. focuses on the three Ws the company says consumers prioritize: wet, winter and wear. The Turanza QuietTrack tire is backed by a 80,000 mile limited mileage warranty.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has stepped up its focus on fuel efficiency with the R284 Ecopia tire, a steer tire that offers a 5% improvement in rolling resistance compared to its predecessor.
Seven tire manufacturers with U.S. production facilities were recognized by the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) for their safety records and improvements.
Four new tire executives were elected to the board of directors of the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association. They represent Kumho Tires USA, Pirelli Tire North America, Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing Inc. and Bridgestone Americas Inc.
Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC has closed 13 of its 14 Firestone Complete Auto Care stores in the greater Salt Lake City area. For Burt Brothers Tire and Service Inc., that spells opportunity.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC is imposing a double-digit increase on all Dayton-brand truck and bus tires sold in the U.S.
Net sales for Bridgestone Corp. in fiscal 2018 were 3,650.1 billion yen, the same as the previous year; operating income was 402.7 billion yen, a decrease of 4%. Income was 381.1 billion yen, a decrease of 5%; and profits were 291.6 billion yen, an increase of 1%.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has hired Tom Lehner as vice president of government relations. He will lead government relations efforts in the U.S., Latin America and Canada.