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June 14, 2016

Bandag Adds Two Retread Patterns for Drive Applications

Bandag’s DR 5.3 and DR4.3 are two retread patterns designed for drive applications in truckload, less-than-truckload and pick-up and delivery fleets.

June 7, 2016

BRM3 Retread Made for Refuse Applications

Bridgestone Americas’ Bandag BRM3 all-position retread features a compound and tread design engineered to deliver longer wear, durability and traction in refuse applications.

May 25, 2016

Bridgestone Americas Names VP of Marketing for Commercial Tire

Eric Higgs has been named Bridgestone Americas’ new vice president of marketing for commercial tires.

March 14, 2016

Bridgestone Appoints GCR Tire and Service Executive Director

Bridgestone Americas has appointed Doyle Bradford its executive director, service offering for GCR Tires & Service, a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations.

February 23, 2016

Bridgestone, Shell Launch Lubricants Program

The program makes Pennzoil and Quaker State motor oils and Shell Rotella engine oils available to the Bridgestone Affiliated Retailer Nationwide Network.

February 16, 2016

Bridgestone Launches Fuel Efficient Steer Tire

Bridgestone has launched the R283A Ecopia steer tire, designed to offer durability and fuel efficiency to fleets in regional and long-haul applications.

February 10, 2016

PPG Teams With Bridgestone on Fuel-Efficient Truck Tires

The Department of Energy is providing funding for a $1.25-million collaborative project between Bridgestone Americas and global coatings company PPG that will focus on improving the fuel efficiency of truck and bus radial tires

February 1, 2016

Bridgestone Recalls Firestone FS561 Tires

The voluntary safety recall is limited to FS561 tires in size 255/70R22.5 and only those tires that are installed in the trailer application.

November 3, 2015

Bandag Trailer Retread Is Designed for Longer Wear

Bridgestone Commercial’s Bandag TR4.1 trailer tire retread is designed for small to medium truckload, less-than-truckload and pick-up and delivery fleets.

July 10, 2015

Bridgestone Retread Designed for Tandem Axle Tractors

Bridgestone Commercial introduced the Bandag B760 FuelTech drive tire retread, designed for tandem-axle tractors in truckload and less-than-truckload applications.

January 27, 2015

Bridgestone Unveils Dayton Commercial Tire Website

Bridgestone Commercial has designed and launched a new website for its Dayton line of commercial truck tires.

January 13, 2015

Dayton Truck Tires Feature Expanded Options

Bridgestone Commercial unveiled a new line of Dayton commercial truck tires. The new line consists of eight new Dayton patterns for small fleets and owner operators in several trucking segments.

January 8, 2015

Bridgestone Breaks Ground on Future Nashville Headquarters

Bridgestone Americas broke ground on the company’s new 30-story, $200 million headquarters to be located in the SoBro area of Nashville, Tennessee. The building is set to be completed in mid to late 2017.

September 22, 2014

Bridgestone Explores Natural Rubber Production at New Arizona Research Center

Bridgestone will be exploring a natural, domestic source for rubber production at its new Biorubber Process Research Center in Mesa, Arizona.

September 8, 2014

Bridgestone Plant Earns Environmental Recertification

Bridgestone America’s tire manufacturing plant in Warren County, Tennessee, earned LEED V3 recertification at the silver level from the U.S. Green Building Council.

July 22, 2014

The Benefits of Low-Rolling-Resistance Tires Explained

There's little doubt left that tires formulated for lower rolling resistance work as advertised, but it's still tough to give up at few thousandths of an inch of tread. After all, tire miles are important, too. How much of a difference does the reduction in rolling resistance make?

July 7, 2014

Retread Your Way to Prosperity

Despite success stories reported by successful fleets, some misconceptions about retreads still exist. These myths are often based on bad, and sometimes severely outdated, information.

April 16, 2014

Bridgestone Creates Tire Advisor Mobile App

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions introduced a mobile app designed to help fleets and dealers quickly access and compare information about the Bridgestone family of commercial tire brands.

March 20, 2014

Kurt Danielson Named U.S. & Canada President of Bridgestone Commercial Tire Sales

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations has promoted Kurt Danielson to president, U.S. & Canada Commercial Tire Sales. In addition to his new position he also will assume the role of senior vice president, Bridgestone Americas.

March 3, 2014

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions Names New Truck & Bus Marketing Director

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions has promoted Matt Loos to director of truck & bus marketing, while Cassandra Kilareski joins the BCS marketing team as senior manager of marketing communications and digital.



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