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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...

Sep 22, 2014, 13:10 ET
Bridgestone's Biorubber Process Research Center, where the company will begin producing natural rubber in Mesa, Arizona. (PRNewsFoto/Bridgestone Americas, Inc)

Bridgestone Begins Producing Natural Rubber in Mesa, Arizona

 Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (BSA) is one step closer to its long-term environmental goal of developing a new, domestic and commercially-viable...

Aug 12, 2014, 12:50 ET
BRIDGESTONE EXPANDS GLOBAL SPORTS PORTFOLIO WITH TITLE SPONSORSHIP OF AMERICA'S GOLF CUP. (PRNewsFoto/Bridgestone Americas, Inc.)

Bridgestone expande seu portfólio esportivo global com patrocínio título da America's Golf Cup

A Bridgestone, a maior empresa de pneus e borracha do mundo, anunciou hoje um acordo com a PGA TOUR para se tornar a patrocinadora título da...

Aug 12, 2014, 09:42 ET
BRIDGESTONE EXPANDS GLOBAL SPORTS PORTFOLIO WITH TITLE SPONSORSHIP OF AMERICA'S GOLF CUP. (PRNewsFoto/Bridgestone Americas, Inc.)

Bridgestone amplía su portafolio deportivo global con el patrocinio principal de la America's Golf Cup

Bridgestone, el mayor fabricante de neumáticos y caucho del mundo, anunció hoy un acuerdo con el PGA TOUR para convertirse en el...

Aug 11, 2014, 11:53 ET
BRIDGESTONE EXPANDS GLOBAL SPORTS PORTFOLIO WITH TITLE SPONSORSHIP OF AMERICA'S GOLF CUP. (PRNewsFoto/Bridgestone Americas, Inc.)

Bridgestone Expands Global Sports Portfolio With Title Sponsorship Of America's Golf Cup

 Bridgestone, the world's largest tire and rubber company, announced today an agreement with the PGA TOUR to become title sponsor for the...

Aug 07, 2014, 14:55 ET

Bridgestone Americas Announces Grand Prize Winners in the Teens Drive Smart Video Contest

 For three students, paying for college just got a little easier thanks to their winning video submissions in Bridgestone Americas' Teens Drive...

Jul 17, 2014, 10:49 ET

Online Voting Now Open in Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart Video Contest

 Online voting to select the top three finalists in the Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart Video Contest has officially begun. The three finalists...

Jun 17, 2014, 06:56 ET

Bridgestone se convierte en el socio olímpico mundial oficial

- La compañía será la marca de neumáticos oficial de los Juegos Olímpicos - Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone)...

Jun 16, 2014, 21:20 ET

Bridgestone wird offizieller weltweiter Olympia-Partner

- Die Reifen des Unternehmens werden die offiziellen Reifen der Olympischen Spiele - Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) gab am 13. Juni...

Jun 16, 2014, 09:14 ET

Bridgestone devient partenaire olympique mondial officiel

- L'entreprise fabriquera le pneu officiel des Jeux Olympiques - Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) a annoncé le 13 juin...

Jun 16, 2014, 04:17 ET

Bridgestone torna-se parceira oficial olímpica em todo o mundo

- O Pneu Oficial dos Jogos Olímpicos será da companhia - A Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) anunciou em 13 de junho que firmou...