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Jun 29, 2015, 12:36 ET
Great American Road Trip: Facts, stats and things you never knew

Bridgestone Survey Finds Americans Save Before They Spend on Summer Road Trip Travel

Fourth of July is a popular holiday for summer road travel. According to a survey* from Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone), nearly 90 percent of...

May 27, 2015, 11:03 ET

Bridgestone Survey Finds Nearly 90 Percent of Americans Take Summer Road Trips

 Memorial Day marked the unofficial start of summer, and with the Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) summer travel survey indicating that 89...

May 21, 2015, 14:40 ET

Ken Jeong Stars in Latest Bridgestone Tire Ad Campaign

 Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) today released the latest commercial spots for its Ecopia line of fuel-efficient tires, which feature actor...

May 20, 2015, 10:18 ET

Tennessee Youth Organization Wins $25,000 Grand Prize in Bridgestone Fuel the Cause Contest

 Abigail's Plan, a baseball league for people with disabilities, is now one step closer to reaching its fundraising goal for the construction...

May 18, 2015, 08:58 ET

Firestone Reminds Truck Owners of Their Truck's Full Potential and the Workmanship That Keeps It Running

 Bridgestone Americas is sending a message to drivers across the country with its new Firestone ad campaigns – that it's...

May 14, 2015, 14:47 ET

Will Arnett Stars in Newest Ad Campaign from Bridgestone

 Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) today released the latest commercial spots for its DriveGuard line of tires, which feature comedian Will...

Apr 29, 2015, 11:03 ET

Bridgestone Teen Driver Safety Program to Visit 11 US Cities

Just ahead of the 100 Deadliest Days, the busy summer driving season between Memorial Day and Labor Day, Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone)...

Apr 27, 2015, 11:03 ET

Bridgestone Americas Recognized With 2015 Edison Gold Award for Innovation in Automotive Solutions

 Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) today announced that it was recognized with a 2015 Edison Gold Award for Innovation in Automotive Solutions...

Apr 09, 2015, 11:03 ET

Public Voting Underway in Bridgestone Neighborhood Transformation Contest

 Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) today announced public voting is underway to determine the winner of the company's Fuel the Cause...

Mar 30, 2015, 11:03 ET
The Ecopia EP422 Plus fuel-saving tire for coupes, sedans, wagons and select minivans is designed to appeal to budget-minded drivers seeking more miles between trips to the pump.

Bridgestone Launches Next-Generation Fuel-Saving Tire

Ecopia EP422 Plus tire designed to appeal to budget-minded drivers seeking more miles between trips to the pump Bridgestone Americas...

Mar 27, 2015, 21:00 ET
At the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., Bridgestone held a buffalo wing eating contest. Roger Errett of Mount Pleasant, Penn. was the lucky winner of a set of ten Dayton(TM) Commercial Truck Tires.

Bridgestone Announces Grand Prize Winner of Dayton™ Commercial Truck Tires Promotion

 Bridgestone Commercial Solutions (a business of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations),  today announced that Roger Errett of Mount...

Mar 26, 2015, 13:02 ET
The new Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R tire is tuned for maximum handling on the track and engineered to deliver faster lap times.

New Ultra High Performance Tire from Bridgestone in Stores

Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R tire engineered for automotive enthusiasts who demand maximum grip when cornering and braking  Bridgestone...

Feb 17, 2015, 10:03 ET

Bridgestone Supporting Local Communities with Second Annual Neighborhood Transformation Contest

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) is once again helping consumers foster positive change in their local communities throughout the United...

Jan 07, 2015, 17:51 ET
City and state officials joined Bridgestone Americas executives Jan. 7 to break ground on the tire manufacturer's new headquarters in downtown Nashville. From left, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty, Bridgestone Americas CEO and President Gary Garfield, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, and Highwoods Properties President and CEO Ed Fritsch spoke at the ceremony at the building site at 4th Avenue South and Demonbreun Street.

Bridgestone Americas Celebrates Groundbreaking for Headquarters in SoBro Area of Downtown Nashville

 Bridgestone Americas, Inc., a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company, celebrated the...

Dec 12, 2014, 13:05 ET

CDC Report Highlights the Importance of Reintegration of Ebola Survivors

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) which focuses on the...

Nov 26, 2014, 11:03 ET
Despite Predictions of Harsh Winter, Most U.S. Drivers Will Travel Without Winter Tires this Season - Bridgestone encourages drivers to remember the four B's - battery, brakes, blades and Blizzak winter tires.

Despite Predictions of Harsh Winter, Most U.S. Drivers Will Travel Without Winter Tires this Season

 Winter weather officially has arrived, but it won't stop Americans from hitting the road this holiday travel season. According to an online...

Nov 18, 2014, 10:05 ET

Bridgestone Opens First US Giant Off Road Radial Tire Manufacturing Facility

 Extending its leadership in the heavy-duty, earthmoving tire segment, Bridgestone Americas today announced the opening of its first giant off...

Oct 29, 2014, 10:04 ET
Bridgestone Americas appoints TJ Higgins as President, Consumer U.S. and Canada, for Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations.

Bridgestone Americas Names New Consumer Tire Division President

 Bridgestone Americas today announced that TJ Higgins has been named President, Consumer U.S. and Canada, for Bridgestone Americas Tire...

Oct 21, 2014, 16:00 ET

CDC Report Highlights Role of Private Industry in Fight Against Ebola in Liberia

 Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) which provides an update...

Sep 29, 2014, 10:05 ET

Bridgestone Group Expands Efforts to Fight Ebola with Major Gifts to International Aid Groups

 The Bridgestone Group (Bridgestone) today announced it will donate one million dollars (USD) to critical efforts underway in Liberia and the...