The BH03 was one of two futuristic tire concepts from Goodyear on display at the Geneva Motor Show.

An insight into tomorrow’s tires

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's new technology estimates tire wear

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 opens first plant in Vietnam

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 relocates China plant

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 is official tire of Olympic Games

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 to add capacity at China plant

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 may build plant in Turkey

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.


Driving blind on ‘duff’ tires

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.

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