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Michelin the number one consumer researched tyre brand: Tyre Reviews

Michelin the number one consumer researched tyre brand: Tyre Reviews

Wednesday 14th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Consumers are increasingly likely to research their tyres online pre-purchase, regardless of whether they complete an e-commerce transaction. Peer review website Tyre Reviews has therefore become an influential destination in the car tyre market: discussing Tyre Reviews’s audience, owner, Jonathan Benson, states that 94 per cent of Tyre Reviews visitors are engaged in the tyre buying process, with its users predominantly “high earning, well educated, male automotive enthusiasts looking for the best possible product for their vehicle.” In 2017, the site delivered 25 million pageviews to tyre buyers, and claims to have influenced around “one-sixth of UK tyre sales.”

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Bridgestone offers PressureStat system to OTR tyre customers

Bridgestone offers PressureStat system to OTR tyre customers

Tuesday 13th February 2018 | 0 Comments

At the end of January Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) announced that it is offering PressureStat, a tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) launched for off-the-road (OTR) tyres in the construction, quarry, underground hard rock and port industries.

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Bridgestone and Versalis form strategic partnership

Tuesday 13th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) and Versalis are forming a strategic partnership to develop and deploy “a comprehensive technology package to commercialize guayule in the agricultural, sustainable-rubber and renewable-chemical sectors.”

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Turanza T005 roll-out simplifies touring market for Bridgestone

Turanza T005 roll-out simplifies touring market for Bridgestone

Tuesday 13th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone launched the new Turanza T005 in the second half of 2017, replacing its Turanza T001 EVO, and joining the innovative DriveGuard in covering the European car tyre market. The new tyre, which was developed and produced in Europe to offer motorists improved wet performance and fuel economy, combined with high mileage, is now available in a wide line-up that will eventually provide almost complete touring market coverage by 2019, with more than 140 sizes for 14’’ to 21’’ rims.

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Bridgestone launches ‘Global Sustainable Procurement Policy’

Friday 9th February 2018 | 0 Comments

A new ‘Global Sustainable Procurement Policy’ has been introduced at Bridgestone Corporation, and the tyre and rubber company believes this policy will help it identify and evaluate qualified suppliers, promote best practices, and serve as a communication and improvement tool for the industry. The policy is applicable to all purchased materials and services, as well as all suppliers globally.

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Bridgestone outlines support for 2018 Olympics

Bridgestone outlines support for 2018 Olympics

Tuesday 30th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Corporation says it is ready to support the staging of the upcoming Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 through a variety of product, athlete and education initiatives in South Korea. PyeongChang is Bridgestone’s first Olympic Winter Games as a Worldwide Olympic Partner.

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Sanchini Bridgestone’s sales director for MEA

Wednesday 24th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Stefano Sanchini has been appointed sales director for Bridgestone in the Middle East & Africa region. He joins Bridgestone from Goodyear, and although the tyre maker only recently announced his appointment, Sanchini has been with Bridgestone since August 2017.

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Pirelli man earmarked to head Bridgestone in Germany

Friday 19th January 2018 | 0 Comments

After close to two decades at Pirelli, Christian Mühlhäuser will soon join Bridgestone as head of the tyre maker’s operation in Germany. According to numerous sources, he will succeed Andreas Niegsch, whose tenure as head of Bridgestone Deutschland GmbH will reportedly end this year.

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Bridgestone introducing Tirematics solution in Asia Pacific

Bridgestone introducing Tirematics solution in Asia Pacific

Thursday 18th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Offered as part of its fleet service programme in Europe since 2013, Bridgestone is now beginning the rollout of its Tirematics solution in the Asia Pacific region. The solution is initially being deployed in Singapore and Thailand.

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Bridgestone announces Japan management changes

Thursday 18th January 2018 | 0 Comments

The remits of a number of the Bridgestone Corporation management team in Japan will alter from the end of March. Minoru Shimizu, currently senior vice-president and senior officer responsible for Bridgestone’s Japan Tire Business, chief executive officer of its Japan Tire strategic business unit and chairman of Bridgestone Tire Japan Co., Ltd., will hand over the last of these roles to Masahiro Isobe.

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Bridgestone establishes regional mining solutions company in Indonesia

Monday 18th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Corporation today announced it has established PT. Bridgestone Mining Solutions Indonesia (BMSI) from 9 November 2017. BMSI integrates the Bridgestone Corporation Jakarta Representative Office, which provides maintenance services for tyres for construction and mining vehicles, with PT. Bridgestone Engineered Products Indonesia (BSEA-IN), a subsidiary in Indonesia that sells conveyor belts for mining applications. As part of this integration, BSEA-IN has been officially renamed as BMSI.

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Battlax A41 OE for Yamaha Niken

Friday 15th December 2017 | 0 Comments

With the launch of the Niken, Yamaha has entered the three-wheeled sports motorcycle market for the first time. Original equipment tyres will be supplied by Bridgestone, specifically the new Battlax Adventure A41. A specially-developed version of the A41 will be fitted to the Niken in size 120/70 R15M/C 56V for the front wheels and 190/55 R17M/C 75V on the rear.

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February launch for five new Battlax tyres

Friday 15th December 2017 | 0 Comments

No fewer than five new tyres will join the Bridgestone Battlax motorcycle tyre portfolio in February 2018. The new arrivals are the Battlax Sport Touring T31 sport touring tyre, Battlax Adventure A41 for the adventure category, Battlax Scooter SC2 and Battlax Scooter SC2 Rain scooter tyres and Battlax Racing R11 circuit racing tyre.

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Official opening for Bridgestone Americas’ new HQ

Thursday 14th December 2017 | 0 Comments

At a ceremony yesterday, Bridgestone Americas, Inc. celebrated the official opening of its new headquarters building, Bridgestone Tower. Located in Nashville, Tennessee, the 514,000-square foot (47,750 square metre), 30-storey tower is now home to more than 1,700 Bridgestone employees.

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Artificial muscles: Bridgestone working on walking machine

Thursday 14th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Corporation doesn’t just make tyres. In fact, the company says it is committed to helping people realise an “active and healthy lifestyle” through the utilisation of technologies and expertise in a whole range of rubber-related fields. This commitment can be seen in a joint development venture it is undertaking to improve the health of senior citizens.

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