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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

Bridgestone at Irish Festival of Speed

Bridgestone Ireland took part in the recent Festival of Speed event at Gowran Park Racetrack. Bridgestone displayed its car and truck tyre range and demonstrated its DriveGuard run flat tyres. The key attraction at the event was an appearance by Rally legend Ari Vatanen. Ari did some very fast display laps in a beautiful 1980’s

Bridgestone renews partnership with Derry Transport

Bridgestone Ireland has renewed its partnership with Derry Refrigerated Transport for a further two years. Derry Refrigerated Transport operates a fleet of 50 tractor units pulling 80 trailers. The company uses Bridgestone’s unique Total Tyre Manager system fitting RS1, RD1 and R168+ tyres. Established by Patrick Derry in 1999, Derry Refrigerated Transport has become one

Firestone set to exhibit at IAA Cars

Firestone is set to exhibit its revitalised and strengthened line up at the forthcoming IAA Cars in Frankfurt, Germany next month. Firestone now has a modern, competitive line-up in the mid-priced tyre segment aimed at young-at-heart drivers who are looking for the smart choice while buying tyres. On display at IAA Cars 2017 will be

Bridgestone to exhibit at IAA

Bridgestone is back for IAA Cars 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany, September 12-24, with exciting news and an impressive display of its latest innovations. Bridgestone will premier its brand-new, designed and produced in Europe, touring tyre: Turanza T005. The Turanza T005 has been designed to meet European drivers’ need to feel in full control in challenging,

Bridgestone races to 12th straight win at Suzuka 8 Hours

Teams racing on Bridgestone tyres dominated the Suzuka 8 Hours motorcycle endurance race in Japan on 30th July. Three different motorcycle brands shared the podium but there was only one brand of tyre between them: Bridgestone. Bridgestone-equipped Yamaha Factory Racing Team took the chequered flag for the third consecutive year, followed by Kawasaki Team Green.