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Goodyear, Bridgestone combining aftermarket tyre distribution in the USA

Goodyear, Bridgestone combining aftermarket tyre distribution in the USA

17th April 2018 | 0 Comments

The wholesale tyre distribution networks owned by Goodyear and Bridgestone in the USA are combining to form an operation the two protagonists claim will be “one of the largest tyre distribution joint ventures in the United States.” This 50-50 joint venture, announced yesterday, echoes the arrangement that Michelin and Sumitomo Corporation entered into at the start of the year.

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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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