New Projects For Connected Mobility

By Franco Annunziation : Connected vehicles and connected tyres are a key focus area for many industries, including technology companies, vehicle manufacturers, transportation companies and tyre manufacturers. This space is dynamic and rapidly evolving and there are many potential applications of connected technology that can provide consumers and businesses with a range of value propositions […]

Bridgestone Launches Performance Motorcycle Tire for American V-Twin Cruisers

Bridgestone Corporation  announced the launch of its new line of motorcycle tires engineered exclusively to fit many popular and iconic American V-twin motorcycles. The Battlecruise H50 tire, the first of its kind from Bridgestone, expands the company’s motorcycle tire portfolio with a performance tire offering that is specially designed for large displacement, cruiser-style bikes, which […]

Bridgestone Americas Names New Vice President, Global Digital Enablement Center

Bridgestone Americas has announced that Giacomo Bertaina will join the company as vice president, Global Digital Enablement Center. The newly created role is part of the company’s ongoing efforts to enhance its global digital marketing strategy and encourage greater collaboration across regions and subsidiary business units. Bertaina will be based at the company’s Americas headquarters office in […]

Bridgestone Earns John Deere Partner-Level Supplier Recognition

Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) has announced that the company has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2015 in the John Deere & Company (Deere & Company) Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating.  The company was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and […]

Bridgestone Americas Announces Expansion of Wilson Passenger Tire Manufacturing Plant

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (Bridgestone) today announced that it is expanding the company’s Wilson, North Carolina passenger tire manufacturing facility as part of a five-year, $164 million investment to meet market demands and invest in newer, more efficient technology. The multi-phase expansion of the 42-year-old, nationally recognized facility, which is one of the company’s most […]

James DeMouy joins Bridgestone as VP -Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability

Bridgestone Americas today announced James (Jim) DeMouy has been named Vice President of Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHSS) for Bridgestone Americas. DeMouy will provide Environmental, Health and Safety strategic and operational leadership for the global enterprise, including stewardship of the Sustainability initiatives. He will lead and direct all environmental, sustainability, health and safety-related activities […]

Bridgestone Revving To Be Numero Uno

By T Murrali  Bridgestone, based in Japan, is the world’s largest tyre manufacturing company. As the global growth centre of automotive production and use, the Asia Pacific region is its primary market. In an interview to Autoparts Asia, Hanashi Shinichi, CEO and Member of the Board of Bridgestone Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd, explained how the […]

Bridgestone Launches Innovative All Terrain Tire with Etched Sidewall Design

Bridgestone Americas has announced the release of a “Special Edition” of its popular Firestone-brand Destination A/T tire for pick-up trucks. Designed to appeal to outdoor enthusiasts with a rugged, yet stylish, etched sidewall design, the innovative Firestone Destination A/T Special Edition extends today’s trend of vehicle customization beyond premium rims and low-profile tires. “The exclusive etched […]