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Bridgestone Introduces Next Generation Firestone Destination LE3 Tire

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"We designed the Firestone Destination LE3 tire to deliver uncompromising, all-season performance," said Erik Seidel, president, consumer replacement tire sales, U.S. and Canada, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations. The tire is backed by a 70,000-mile (110,000-kilometre) limited warranty and is supported by the industry-leading Firestone 90-Day Buy & Try™ Guarantee, which allows customers to return their tires within 90 days for a full refund or exchange if they are not satisfied with their purchase.**. The Firestone Destination LE3 is available in 66 sizes and leads the industry with 87% coverage of the light trucks, SUVs, and CUVs on the road today. About Bridgestone Americas, Inc.:Nashville, Tennessee-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (BSAM) is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company.

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Wednesday, June 03


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Bridgestone Releases New Fuel-Efficient Fleet Tire

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Bridgestone Americas Inc. (Bridgestone) has released the new Firestone FD692 drive tire, offering fleets a fuel-efficient, SmartWay verified, and California Air Resources Board (CARB) compliant tire, backed by the Firestone brand. According to Bridgestone, in head-to-head internal testing, the Firestone FD692 tire had 5% wet better traction than the Goodyear Marathon LHD2 and Continental Hybrid HD33 tires and 10% better wet-traction than the Yokohama 712L4 tire. “Bridgestone is committed to making mobility more efficient for fleets, which is why we are launching the new Firestone FD692 fuel-efficient drive tire to help fleets capitalize on the full performance potential of their valuable tire assets,” says Ben Johnson, marketing director of tire operations at Bridgestone Americas. “This new tire is designed with the latest technological advancements to achieve the long-lasting wear, efficiency and dependability that hard-working fleets demand from their tires,” he adds.

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Wednesday, May 13


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Bridgestone resumes operations at 2 plants in India

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The company has resumed its operations across its manufacturing facilities in Indore and Pune, Bridgestone India said in a statement. Tyre major Bridgestone on Wednesday said it has resumed operations at two of its manufacturing facilities in India with the government announcing various relaxations and guidelines to open up businesses. Bridgestone India's ramp-up has been planned in a phased manner, keeping the primary focus on the safety of their employees and second, to ensure continuity of business operations, the company said. "Safety is our core value and remains a top priority even in these uncertain times. The safety of our people and partners is of utmost importance, and we are following all necessary protocols to ensure they remain safe," Bridgestone India MD Parag Satpute said.

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Tuesday, May 12


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Bridgestone Replaces COO Less Than Two Months After New CEO Takes The Helm

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Bridgestone Corporation (OTC: BRDCY) is replacing its Chief Operating Officer Akihiro Eto, who will retire from all executive posts but retain his position on the board. Eto is leaving his position less than two years after he was appointed and will be replaced by Vice Chairman Masahiro Higashi, who will join as the global COO on July 1. The tiremaker commented on the timing of the appointment, “We are constantly reviewing our management team and seek to place the right people in the right positions,” reported Nikkei Asian Review. Bridgestone Chairman Masaaki Tsuya said in 2018 that having a president suits Japanese business culture, and it is “easy to understand” what the role means. While Eto was appointed to the post of president, his successor may not hold it.

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Monday, May 11


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Bridgestone launches Ramadan campaign showcasing human resilience - Saudi Gazette

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DUBAI — Bridgestone, a leading multinational auto and truck parts manufacturer, is celebrating the holy month of Ramadan with a campaign that highlights resilience of the human spirit.The campaign, which has been developed to embody the company’s vision to ‘Keep going no matter what’ and recognize the journey of people and their perseverance amid challenges and not be deterred to move forward. During the month, the company highlights the stories of various inspiring individuals who despite fasting during Ramadan, have managed to continue with their work--headstrong and helped be one of the backbones of the economy.According to the company's senior executives, the campaign is focused on telling the stories of everyday people who fast during Ramadan but do not slow down — hardworking and inspiring individuals that serve as the backbone of the community. These workers could be anyone — teachers, architects, doctors, nurses, armed forces, crane operators, delivery workers, carpenters, etc.Selected individuals will be asked, 'What keeps you going?' and they can share their story with Bridgestone, along with a specially designed photograph of them.The company invites the public to nominate anyone they know whose life story can be an example and inspire people for the impact they have made to another person’s life or to the community in general. To know more about the campaign, follow Bridgestone on @bridgestonemeaBerna Akinci, Head of Marketing, Bridgestone Middle East & Africa FZE, said "as we all come together to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, Bridgestone has decided to roll out a new campaign that highlights our 'Keep going no matter what' mindset, and aims to tell the stories of everyday people like you and me who have managed to overcome their challenges and serve as true inspirations for all of us to follow. We take joy in their triumphs as individuals and share their story with you, not only to inspire but also to show the resilience of the human spirit."

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Sunday, May 10


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Farm Tires Market Insights 2020: Business Analysis By 2028 With Leading Players:BKT Tires, Bridgestone, Continental AG, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Michelin – Cole Reports

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The Latest research study released by MARKETINTELLICA Farm Tires market with 100+ pages of analysis on business strategy taken up by key and emerging industry players and delivers know how of the current market development, landscape, technologies, drivers, opportunities, market viewpoint and status. Market dynamic analysis such as market drivers, market restraints are explained thoroughly in the most detailed and easiest possible manner. The companies can also find several recommendations improve their business on the global scale. This study consists of market segmentation by Farm Tires product types, applications and Farm Tires market division based on geographical regions : USA, Europe, China, India, Southeast Asia, Japan, South America, South Africa and Others.

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Tuesday, May 05


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Light Duty Truck Tires Market Analysis, Market Size, Competitive Strategies, Forecasts to 2025 and Key Vendors: Bridgestone, Michelin, Goodyear, Continental, More – Cole Reports

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Get Sample Copy of Light Duty Truck Tires market 2020-2025 at: https://www.insidemarketreports.com/sample-request/10/315607/Light-Duty-Truck-Tires. Key Companies Analysis: – Bridgestone, Michelin, Goodyear, Continental, Zhongce Rubber, Apollo, Chem China, Double Coin Holdings, Guizhou Tire, Titan, Prinx Chengshan, Trelleborg, Pirelli, Yokohama Tire, BKT, Linglong Tire, Xugong Tyres, Triangle, Hawk International Rubber, Nokian, Shandong Taishan Tyre, Carlisle, Shandong Yinbao, Sumitomo, Doublestar, Fujian Haian Rubber, JK Tyre, Specialty Tires, Techking Tires profiles overview. Both top-down and bottom-up approaches have been used to estimate and validate the market size of Light Duty Truck Tires market, to estimate the size of various other dependent submarkets in the overall market. The Global Light Duty Truck Tires Market focuses on global major leading industry players providing information such as company profiles, product picture and specification, capacity, production, price, cost, revenue and contact information.

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Monday, May 04


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Bridgestone acquires German specialist tyre trade group

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Under the brand labels Reiff, Netto and ABS, REIFF Reifen und Autotechnik GmbH runs a leading network of 42 retail stores in the south of Germany, as well as a tyre retreading plant, all of which are part of the acquisition deal. With over 500 employees and an excellent reputation as a professional and trustworthy partner to both businesses and everyday drivers, the acquisition fits well with Bridgestone’s three-pillared strategy to become a mobility solutions leader by focusing on premium tyres, trusted mobility solutions and customer centric retail networks. Daniel Giroud, Chief Sales Officer BSEMIA, commented: “At Bridgestone, our trade partners and customers are the focus of all activities. This deal will effectively support our existing trade partnership network and create new synergies, allowing us to be even more present in the market as well as closer to our customers.”.

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Friday, May 01


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Transense extends iTrack exclusivity period with Bridgestone

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(Sharecast News) - Industrial, mining and transportation sensor provider Transense Technologies updated the market on the joint collaboration agreement with Japan-based Bridgestone Corporation on Friday.The AIM-traded firm entered into the agreement on 13 August last year, by which Bridgestone offered the iTrack system exclusively as a mining tyre monitoring system for tyres 57 inches and above for its off-the-road customers.It said the agreement was for an initial 18 month period, with the ability to extend.Transense, meanwhile, undertook that it would not, for a period of six months, have discussions with any other party in relation to any transaction of a merger, acquisition or joint venture nature for its iTrack business. "On 12 February, Transense and Bridgestone agreed to extend the duration of the agreement until 12 February 2022 at the earliest, and extend the period during which Transense undertook not to have such discussions with other parties until 30 April 2020," the board said in its statement. "By mutual agreement, the period during which Transense undertakes not to have discussions with other parties of a merger, acquisition or joint venture nature has been further extended until 31 May 2020. "At 1340 BST, shares in Transense Technologies were up 6.93% at 54p. (Sharecast News) - Industrial, mining and transportation sensor provider Transense Technologies updated the market on the joint collaboration agreement with Japan-based Bridgestone Corporation on Friday.

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Transense Tech Extends Exclusivity Part Of...

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Transense Tech Extends Exclusivity Part Of Bridgestone Deal To May End. (Alliance News) - Transense Technologies PLC said Friday it has extended one of the terms of its ... (Alliance News) - Transense Technologies PLC said Friday it has extended one of the terms of its joint collaboration agreement with Japanese tyre maker Bridgestone Corp to the end of May. The sensor systems maker in August 2019 announced a collaboration agreement with Bridgestone, which sees the Japanese firm offer Transense's iTrack system as a mining tyre monitor to its customers. As part of the agreement, Transense agreed that for six months it would not have discussions with any other party for a merger, acquisition or joint venture. This term was first extended in February to the end of April.

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