Bridgestone expects to secure about 100 new OE fitments with European car companies this year, including several with run-flat versions of its popular performance tire lines. Bridgestone attributed its progress in building its OE business to a "tailoring approach."
Bridgestone Americas is announcing enhancements to its TireConnect online tire quoting and sales platform. Updates include integration with a custom wheel visualizer, competitive tire pricing guide and accurate quoting of tire pressure monitoring system kits and valves.
TireHub, LLC, will provide U.S. tire dealers and retailers with a comprehensive range of passenger and light truck tires, with an emphasis on satisfying rapidly growing demand for larger rim diameter premium tires.
Jonathan Fisher was honored at the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) annual Awards Banquet in San Diego, California, alongside 45 outstanding technicians from across the industry.
Bridgestone Corp. and Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. will pay $29.6 million and $36.1 million, respectively, to resolve allegations that they fixed prices and rigged bids in the late 1990s and early 2000s on automotive anti-vibration parts.