Tag: Bridgestone

HMP Featherstone inmates train with Bridgestone

HMP Featherstone inmates train with Bridgestone

22nd January 2020 | 0 Comments

Prisoners at HM Prison Featherstone are being given truck tyre training in an attempt to address the skills shortage in the truck tyre industry and “instil pride into prisoners’ lives”. Bridgestone has partnered with the prison to offer a hat-trick of commercial tyre training qualifications.

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Bridgestone cancels Treasury Stock

22nd January 2020 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone reports that it yesterday completed the cancellation of Treasury Stock pursuant to Article 178 of the Companies Act, a measure decided upon at a meeting of its Board of Directors on 15 February 2019. A total of 47,838,200 common shares have been cancelled, 6.8 per cent of issued shares.

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Bridgestone UK strengthens consumer sales team

Bridgestone UK strengthens consumer sales team

16th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone UK has got 2020 under way with a new appointment within its consumer sales team. Furthermore, in order to generate new sales leads and re-engage with existing customers, it has also carried out an internal reorganisation.

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First Stop joins NTDA

First Stop joins NTDA

10th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone tyre retail network First Stop has announced that, as of 2020, First Stop UK has joined the NTDA in its own right. It is the first time First Stop UK has joined the NTDA. As a result of its membership, First Stop is including NTDA membership as part of its new value proposition.

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Bridgestone showcasing global mobility solutions at CES 2020

Bridgestone showcasing global mobility solutions at CES 2020

8th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone is making its first-ever appearance at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The company is using an interactive display to demonstrate its mobility solutions for current mobility and future autonomous vehicles. They focus on extended mobility, improved safety and increased efficiency.

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Bridgestone Enliten tyre technology a sign of commitment to CASE future

Bridgestone Enliten tyre technology a sign of commitment to CASE future

8th January 2020 | 0 Comments

The world’s largest tyre manufacturer has outlined how its latest technologies and partnerships with leading car manufacturers are to help it increase sustainability in 2020. Bridgestone states that its car manufacturer partners sought its expertise on various partnerships throughout 2019, including ground-breaking CASE (Connected, Autonomous, Shared and Electric) projects, and the performance benefits of new tyre technologies, such as its Enliten technology, which it plans to extend to an increasing number of tyres this year. Bridgestone said these partnerships led to approximately 100 new original fitments in the EMEA region, similar to its 'best-ever' 2018 OE results, spread across more than 50 different models from 14 manufacturers. The tyre manufacturer’s 18” diameter or greater OEM fitments have increased by over 10 per cent since 2018, it added.

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Bridgestone wins another Chinese design rights case

Bridgestone wins another Chinese design rights case

8th January 2020 | 0 Comments

A court in China has ruled in Bridgestone Corporation’s favour in a design right infringement lawsuit against tyre makers Shandong Huasheng Rubber Co., Ltd. (Huasheng) and Shandong Hongsheng Rubber Co., Ltd. (Hongsheng).

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Bridgestone decreases stake in Nokian Tyres

6th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Corporation has significantly reduced its shareholding in Nokian Tyres. In a stock exchange release, the Finnish tyre maker reports that, as of 12 December 2019, Bridgestone’s shareholding has decreased from 9.96 per cent to 3.0 per cent. Bridgestone now holds 4,167,653 shares in Nokian Tyres.

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Bridgestone first partner to IPC video game

Bridgestone first partner to IPC video game

3rd January 2020 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Corporation has been named as a sponsor of the first official video game of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). As the first partner of ‘The Pegasus Dream Tour’, Bridgestone is committed to helping the IPC engage new and younger audiences to increase awareness and popularity of Paralympic sports.

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Dave Thorpe opts for ‘amazing’ Bridgestone tyres

Dave Thorpe opts for ‘amazing’ Bridgestone tyres

2nd January 2020 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone’s position within the motocross tyre segment has been strengthened by its selection by Britain’s most decorated rider of all time, who labelled the range as “amazing”. In what Bridgestone describes as a “huge breakthrough”, the brand will be fitted to all bikes at Dave Thorpe’s Honda Off-Road Centre as well as to each bike at his Honda Adventure Centre.

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Feel the strain – Bridgestone’s tyre sensor tech for fleets & autonomous vehicles

Feel the strain – Bridgestone’s tyre sensor tech for fleets & autonomous vehicles

20th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Corporation has developed a technology that estimates axle load and tyre wear via a sensor affixed inside a tyre. This newly-developed sensor measures the change in strain that occurs when a moving tyre comes into contact with the road. Bridgestone claims its Smart Strain Sensor technology is unique and the “first of its kind in the world.”

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EC rates Fiege alongside Bosch and Bridgestone for second straight year

EC rates Fiege alongside Bosch and Bridgestone for second straight year

17th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Startup Europe Partnership (SEP), an initiative by the European Commission, has distinguished Fiege as an Open Innovation Challenger. Having first achieved this standard a year ago, Fiege is being distinguished for the second time in a row. The annual ranking also includes multinationals like Google, Nestlé and Bridgestone. Next to Fiege, a further three German enterprises were distinguished: Bosch, Daimler, and SAP.

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Bridgestone reorganises Americas, EMIA management

Bridgestone reorganises Americas, EMIA management

16th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Corporation has announced several executive leadership changes in its Americas and Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMIA) regions, following the appointment of Shuichi Ishibashi as new CEO. The company said the changes reflect its “commitment to thoughtful succession planning” focusing on its global growth agenda.

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Bridgestone names Shuichi Ishibashi as new CEO

Bridgestone names Shuichi Ishibashi as new CEO

16th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Shuichi Ishibashi has been named Masaaki Tsuya’s successor as global chief executive officer of Bridgestone Corporation. His selection as CEO is subject to approval by the company’s Board of Directors. The Board will decide upon the appointment following Bridgestone’s annual shareholders’ meeting in March 2020.

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Toyo sells half its Bridgestone shares

9th December 2019 | 0 Comments

The board of directors of Toyo Tire has decided to sell a portion of its stock holdings in Bridgestone.

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