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Bridgestone debuts new Premium VX-Tractor tyre

Bridgestone is giving a trade show debut to its Premium VX-Tractor tyre, with which farmers can transport larger loads both in the field and on the road at Agritechnica, in Hanover, Germany this week. The tough and flexible carcass with extra deep and long lugs provides excellent traction with a long service life. In addition

Bridgestone to equip new Porsche Cayenne

Bridgestone has been selected by Porsche to be a supplier of tyres for the third generation Porsche Cayenne. The Dueler H/P Sport which is being fitted for both 191 and 20 inch2 wheels was fully developed at the Bridgestone European Technical Centre in Rome. The tyres will be produced at the Bridgestone plant in Poznan,

Five new premium Battlax tyres and innovations for all types of bikers

Bridgestone returns for the 75th EICMA International Motorcycle Show in Milan,  November 7-12 with an impressive display of its latest innovations. The Bridgestone stand is sure to appeal to all types of bikers, as it features no less than five new Battlax tyres in the Touring, Adventure, Scooter and Racing segments. These new products spring

Bridgestone Ireland secures first ever Government tyre contract

Bridgestone Ireland has secured a significant Government contract to supply and fit tyres to vehicles owned and operated by the majority of Government bodies. This will include all tyres supplied for An Garda Siochana, the County Councils and a total of what is believed to be over 200 other Government bodies. The contract was awarded

Bridgestone Charity Cycle for Barretstown at Mondello

Bridgestone Ireland, First Stop and Fast Fit staff have been busy raising funds for Barretstown Camp for seriously ill children in 2017. The latest activity in September was at Mondello Park where a sponsored cycle took place. Over 30 cyclists including Bridgestone staff and First Stop dealers cycled around the Kildare racetrack for the charity.

Bridgestone announces €250+ million investment in EU operations

Bridgestone is investing approximately €266 million into three key European production sites. The funds will be used to expand plant production capacity, purchase cutting-edge equipment and optimise existing production lines. Bridgestone production facilities in Burgos (Spain), Poznan and Stargard (Poland), will be upgraded significantly as a result of this investment. In addition to strengthening its

Bridgestone sets out new targets under five-year plan

Yesterday in Tokyo, Bridgestone issued an outline of the group’s mid-term management plan for 2017 which will cover five years from 2018 to 2022. It aims towards a goal of achieving leadership in each industry in which it competes. Updated to reflect changes in the operating environment since last year, the latest plan will serve as a process

Bridgestone launches Turanza T005 premium touring tyre

Bridgestone has unveiled its new Turanza T005 premium touring tyre to “master your journey, even on a rainy day”. Developed and produced in Europe, the Bridgestone Turanza T005 delivers outstanding wet performance and fuel economy, combined with high mileage, to give drivers full control in challenging daily situations, especially on rainy days. The Bridgestone Turanza

New Bridgestone Battlax Racing R11

Bridgestone has swept in a new era for grooved racing tyres with the launch of the Battlax Racing R11, designed to give supersport and hypersport riders the confidence on track to slash their lap times. With an awesome mix of Bridgestone technology cultivated at the highest level of motorcycle racing, combined with advanced new compound

Bridgestone World Solar challenge on horizon

The 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, one of the world’s most well-known solar car events, will take place in Australia from October 8-15, 2017 (local time). Bridgestone is the title sponsor of this event, which brings together the greatest minds from around the world to challenge electric vehicle norms and travel the outback in a

Bridgestone motorcycle tyres show their pace at EWC season opener

Bridgestone was very pleased with tyre performance in the first race of the new FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC) motorcycle season, the Bol d’Or 24-hour on September 16-17, despite track crashes which took both Bridgestone-backed teams out of contention. In official qualifying on the Paul Ricard circuit, France on September 14, the two Bridgestone teams