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Bridgestone Enliten lightweight tyre tech to reduce rolling resistance, weight

Bridgestone Enliten lightweight tyre tech to reduce rolling resistance, weight

13th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone has launched Enliten, a new lightweight tyre technology designed to reduce rolling resistance and contribute to the reduction of a vehicle’s CO2 emissions, while providing the same wear life as a standard original equipment tyre. The company states the new material will benefit car manufacturers, drivers, and the environment.

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Bridgestone adapting to increase its mobility services in both its tyre and ancillary products

Bridgestone adapting to increase its mobility services in both its tyre and ancillary products

8th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone’s car tyre business is currently pushing boundaries to offer services beyond replacement tyres to motorists. The most obvious way the manufacturer is approaching this is in the application of its DriveGuard run-flat technology beyond the original line of DriveGuard car tyres. The tyre manufacturer has added DriveGuard RFT to its Turanza, Blizzak and Weather Control lines, extending the availability of the technology to an even greater breadth of the market.

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Bridgestone DriveGuard run-flat technology available on main product lines

Bridgestone DriveGuard run-flat technology available on main product lines

4th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone is applying its DriveGuard runflat technology beyond the original line of car tyres. The tyre manufacturer has added DriveGuard RFT to its Turanza, Blizzak and Weather Control lines, extending the availability of the technology to an even greater breadth of the market.

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Bridgestone to offer run-flat option on key product lines

17th October 2018 | 0 Comments

As of November, Bridgestone will make its proprietary DriveGuard RFT (run-flat technology) available on its main product lines for the aftermarket. Specifically, the Turanza, Blizzak and Weather Control tyre ranges will gain DriveGuard fitments.

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Three Bridgestone tyre plants in Europe to benefit from major investment

16th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Approximately 266 million euros are to be invested into three key Bridgestone production sites in Europe. In a statement covering its plans, Bridgestone Europe shares that funds will be directed towards expanding capacity at its Burgos facility in Spain and the Poznan and Stargard sites in Poland. The expansion projects will take places in phases over the coming five years, with all upgrades expected to be completed by early 2022.

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Higgins, Ferrari appointed to chair Bridgestone Europe, Americas

11th September 2017 | 0 Comments

As of 1 January 2018, Thomas Higgins will take over as chairman of Bridgestone Europe NV/SA, succeeding Eduardo Minardi in this position. Higgins will also become a senior officer of Bridgestone Corporation and will retain his role as president of Bridgestone Americas’ US & Canada Consumer Tire Sales Division.

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Bridgestone honoured with VW Group award for Innovation & Technology

Bridgestone honoured with VW Group award for Innovation & Technology

13th July 2017 | 0 Comments

From the 19 awards given at the 15th edition of the Volkswagen Group Awards on 28 June, seven VW Group suppliers received a Volkswagen Group Award in the category of Innovation & Technology. This select group included Bridgestone. Matthias Müller, chief executive officer of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, and Dr Francisco Javier Garcia Sanz, Group Board of Management member with responsibility for Procurement, presented the tyre maker’s award to Paolo Ferrari, chief executive officer and president of Bridgestone EMEA.

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Bridgestone’s acquisition of Group Ayme completed

Bridgestone’s acquisition of Group Ayme completed

18th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone now operates a total of more than 900 First Stop, Speedy and Côté Route retail outlets in France now that the company’s acquisition of Group Ayme and its 104 points of sale has been completed. The deal was finalised yesterday, reports Bridgestone EMEA; the French competition authorities gave clearance and authorised the transaction without any restrictions.

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Bridgestone activates Olympic partnership for EMEA

Bridgestone activates Olympic partnership for EMEA

10th March 2017 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone’s Olympic partnership was officially ‘activated’ within the EMEA region at the Geneva Motor Show this week. Paolo Ferrari, chief executive officer and president of Bridgestone EMEA, announced the partnership’s extension throughout the region at a press conference that was also attended by Christophe Dubi, the International Olympic Committee’s executive director of Olympic Games.

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Ferrari takes on COO role at Bridgestone Europe

1st November 2016 | 0 Comments

Paolo Ferrari, who was recently named president and chief executive officer of Bridgestone Corporation’s Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) business unit and joined Bridgestone on 19 September 2016, will as of next year take on the additional position of chief operating officer of Bridgestone Europe NV/SA. This change takes effect 1 January 2017 and sees Ferrari succeed Yves Kerstens.

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Bridgestone names new EMEA president & CEO

Bridgestone names new EMEA president & CEO

18th July 2016 | 0 Comments

Starting 19 September, Paolo Ferrari will begin in the role of president and chief executive officer of Bridgestone Corporation’s Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) business unit, and additionally become a member of the Bridgestone Europe NV/SA Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Ferrari will be based in Zaventem, Belgium, and succeeds Franco Annunziato as chief executive officer of Bridgestone EMEA; Annunziato was appointed executive chairman and chief executive officer of Bridgestone China Asia Pacific in January 2016.

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Paolo Ferrari appointed Pirelli Latam CEO

Paolo Ferrari appointed Pirelli Latam CEO

24th November 2014 | 0 Comments

Chairman and CEO of Pirelli’s NAFTA region, Paolo Ferrari will move on to the position of CEO, Pirelli Latin America region effective 1 January 2015. In the last three years, the NAFTA team led by Ferrari have scaled up Pirelli’s presence in North America across all areas of the business including the expansion of the […]

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