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Bridgestone and Firestone focus on latest developments at Geneva

Bridgestone is back at the Geneva Motor Show with a strong message of supporting every individual through innovation and partnership. The Bridgestone booth in Hall 6, Stand 6253, spotlights Bridgestone and Firestone brands’ latest developments in Europe. Partnership and Innovation Centre stage is Bridgestone’s exciting TOP Partnership with the International Olympic Committee. A frieze of

Firestone unveils new van tyre

Firestone has unveiled a new van tyre that gives outstanding fuel economy and wet grip, with the durability to stand up to intensive daily use. The new -generation Vanhawk 2 builds on the renowned durability and wear life of Vanhawk, but significantly improved wet weather handling and fuel economy. Here’s what Firestone engineers have done

Firestone on the right road with two new products

Roadhawk, a tyre built to perform longer and offer drivers best in class wet grip and best in class dry braking, will supplement the Firestone range along with the Vanhawk 2 tyre. Jake Rønsholt, Bridgestone Europe’s consumer managing director, said: “Firestone has been producing quality tyres for more than 100 years. We understand what tyres

Firestone conquers the city with versatile city bus tyre

Firestone continues to expand and diversify its range with the brand’s first-ever tyre for city bus operations. The all-new, all-position FS492 was designed specifically with the challenges of urban transport operations in mind; with the reliability to ensure safety and comfort for passengers and the durability to ensure long-lasting performance and profitability for operators. In

Farmers go for Firestone tyre-pressure app

Farmers across Europe have given the thumbs-up to the Firestone smartphone tyre-pressure calculator application. So far, there have been more than 43,000 downloads since the service was launched in 2011, with almost 21,000 to IOS iPhones and other Apple devices, and over 22,000 to Android smartphone users. Firestone now expects this enthusiasm to grow even

Discover the new Firestone truck and bus tyre website

Firestone has created a new high-performance website for its truck and bus tyre business in Europe. Fast and smooth, easy to read, in-depth tyre information, tyre finder, dealer locator and perfect for mobile devices: the new Firestone truck tyre site gives fleet managers and tyre professionals everything they need to manage their tyres better and

Firestone Music Tour at Vantastival 2016

Firestone’s high-profile European music adventure recently came to Ireland adding an Irish festival to its list of destinations, after a partnership with Vantastival 2016 was announced. It became the first Irish festival to take part in the hugely successful Firestone Music Tour, which currently spans France, Germany, Italy, Poland, England and Spain. Vantastival took place

Firestone kick-starts the second edition of the Firestone Music Tour

For the second year in a row, Firestone will be keeping festival-goers company in some of the biggest musical highlights of the summer! This time around, the brand expanded its network by sponsoring music festivals in Ireland Spain, Germany, Poland, Italy, France, Denmark and the UK from June to October. Depending on the local activation,

New Firestone Maxi Traction 65

Firestone has launched its Maxi Traction 65 tractor tyre, engineered with 11 per cent deeper lugs than its predecessor – for a longer lasting tyre life while delivering high-level performance throughout its entire life cycle.  New Maxi Traction 65 also has wider lugs and wider tyre width, providing a larger groundcontact area which extends its

Firestone Music Tour comes to Vantastival 2016

Firestone’s high-profile European music adventure is now adding an Irish festival to its list of destinations, after a partnership with Vantastival 2016 was announced.   It will become the first Irish festival to take part in the hugely successful Firestone Music Tour, which currently spans France, Germany, Italy, Poland, England and Spain.   Vantastival, taking

Firestone launches new truck tyre range for on and off-road applications

Firestone, the tyre brand with a track record of innovation that spans over 100 years, continues to push the limits with a brand-new line-up of extremely robust tyres for combined on and off-road applications.