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Bridgestone to feature heavy at Bauma

Bridgestone is returning to Bauma, one of the world’s leading trade fairs for the construction and mining markets, to present a selection from the premium and innovative range of tyres, industrial products and targeted solutions.

Bridgestone to equip tyres for new electric concept car

Bridgestone, one of the world’s largest tyre and rubber companies will be the preferred tyre partner for the new Seat Minimó electric concept car.

Bridgestone outlines new structure

Bridgestone Ireland and its sister company First Stop have made a number of changes to key personnel, and have also made some changes to areas of responsibility, to allow the two companies to have a stronger focus on important areas of development.

ID. R chases Nurburgring EV lap record on Bridgestone tyres

This summer, Bridgestone’s Potenza tyres will be used by Volkswagen in a bid in getting its ID. R around the Nürburgring-Nordschleife faster than any other electric vehicle has before. The current lap record for a purely electric-powered vehicle stands at 6m 45.900s. Having worked together for a long-time creating equipment for production vehicles, the German

Bridgestone Ireland supports Blood Bikes

Bridgestone Ireland has presented tyres to its local “Blood Bike” volunteer group. Blood Bikes are on standby 24/7 to transfer blood from one hospital to another in emergency situations. They are not funded by government but supplement the state system adding vital assistance when specific blood types may need to be transferred, mostly out of

Bridgestone revamps Blizzak winter tyre range

Bridgestone has revamped its premium Blizzak winter tyre range. Bridgestone says its Blizzak LM005 gives drivers exceptional control and safety in wet, snowy and icy conditions due to its unique tread pattern made with Bridgestone’s Nano Pro-tech compound. In the snow and ice, routine procedures such as uphill driving and avoiding obstacles become more difficult

Big turn out for ITIA AGM & Annual Dinner

The Irish Tyre Industry Association (ITIA) held its AGM and Annual Dinner at the Gibson Hotel, Dublin on Thursday, January 31.

TomTom sells Telematics to Bridgestone for €910 million

Bridgestone Europe NV/SA, a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation in EMEA, has entered into an agreement with TomTom to acquire its telematics business, for a cash consideration of 910 million euros.

Bridgestone OE for e-tron

Bridgestone has been chosen to supply Audi’s first all-electric SUV, the Audi e-tron with six different tyres from 19’’ to 21’’ – four summer and two winter sizes – as original fitments.

Bridgestone EMEA and Iris Capital form corporate venture partnership

Bridgestone Europe NV (Bridgestone), the subsidiary of one of the world’s largest manufacturers of tyres and other rubber products in EMEA and Iris Capital, a leading European venture capital firm, announced a corporate venture partnership.

Bridgestone achieves top OEM results for 2018

Bridgestone, one of the world’s largest tyre and rubber companies has been chosen to provide over 120 new original equipment fitments this year in EMEA.