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Number One Selling Luxury Vehicle in North America to Feature Bridgestone Fuel-Efficient Tires

 Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) today announced its Bridgestone-brand Dueler Ecopia H/L 422 Plus tire has been specified as original...

Feb 04, 2016, 13:00 ET

Bridgestone Continues As The "Official Tire Of The National Football League" With New Five-Year Extension

 Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) and the National Football League (NFL) announced today that they have entered into a new five-year...

Feb 04, 2016, 11:05 ET

Bridgestone Earns John Deere Partner-Level Supplier Recognition

Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) today announced that the company has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2015 in the John Deere...

Feb 01, 2016, 12:51 ET

Bridgestone Announces Two Grand Prize Winners in Nationwide Fuel the Drive Contest

 Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) today announced two $25,000 (USD) grand prize winners in the 2015 Fuel the Drive Contest: Minges Brook...

Jan 29, 2016, 18:55 ET

Bridgestone Announces Voluntary Safety Recall for Certain Firestone FS561 Commercial Truck Tires

 Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO) is recalling one size of its Firestone FS561 tire sold in the United States and Canada between...

Jan 27, 2016, 12:16 ET
Stu Crum, president of Bridgestone Retail Operations (BSRO), presents Jim Clark, president and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, with a check for $1 million at the BSRO National Business Conference in Houston on Jan. 26, 2016.

Bridgestone Retail Operations Helps Raise $1 Million for Boys & Girls Clubs of America

 Bridgestone Retail Operations (BSRO) has presented Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) with a $1 million check as part of their...

Jan 05, 2016, 10:00 ET

Bridgestone Americas Announces Expansion of Wilson Passenger Tire Manufacturing Plant

 Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (Bridgestone) today announced that it is expanding the company's Wilson, North Carolina passenger tire...

Dec 29, 2015, 17:58 ET

Bridgestone Will Not Counter Latest Bid for Pep Boys

 Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) today announced that Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC (BSRO), a wholly owned subsidiary of...

Dec 24, 2015, 16:30 ET

Bridgestone and Pep Boys Agree on Amended Terms to Merger Agreement

 Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) and The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack (Pep Boys; NYSE: PBY) today announced that Pep Boys...

Dec 18, 2015, 13:00 ET

New Toyota Tacoma To Feature Firestone Destination Tires

 Bridgestone Americas today announced its Firestone-brand Destination LE2 tire is original equipment on select models of the all-new 2016...

Dec 11, 2015, 19:37 ET

Bridgestone and Pep Boys Agree on Amended Terms to Merger Agreement

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) and The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack (Pep Boys; NYSE: PBY) today announced that Pep Boys and...

Nov 24, 2015, 14:05 ET

Americans Drive a Combined Average of 25 Billion Miles During the Holiday Season

Winter weather is here – just in time for many Americans to embark on holiday road trips. According to an online survey commissioned by...

Nov 23, 2015, 18:27 ET

Bridgestone Announces Early Termination of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period for Tender Offer for Pep Boys

 Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) today announced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvement Act of 1976...

Nov 16, 2015, 08:30 ET

Bridgestone Commences Previously Announced Tender Offer to Acquire Pep Boys

 Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary TAJ Acquisition Co. (Purchaser), a subsidiary of...

Nov 13, 2015, 11:00 ET

Public Voting Underway in Bridgestone Contest Supporting School Health and Wellness Initiatives

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

Nov 12, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Bridgestone Americas Announces New Vice President of Brand Marketing for Consumer Replacement Tire

 Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) today announced that in a move to continue to strengthen its commitment to customers and consumers, the...

Oct 27, 2015, 14:41 ET

Bridgestone Announces James DeMouy as Vice President of Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability

 Bridgestone Americas today announced James (Jim) DeMouy has been named Vice President of Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability...

Oct 26, 2015, 08:30 ET

Bridgestone to Acquire Pep Boys

 Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) and The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack (Pep Boys; NYSE: PBY) today announced that Pep Boys...

Oct 22, 2015, 13:02 ET

Bridgestone to Acquire TireConnect Systems

 Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) today announced it will acquire TireConnect Systems (TireConnect), a software company that supports tire...

Oct 01, 2015, 11:07 ET
Bridgestone reveals first tires made entirely of natural rubber components from company's guayule research operations.

From Seed to Tread: Bridgestone Reveals First Tires Made Entirely of Natural Rubber Components from Company's Guayule Research Operations

 Bridgestone Corporation announced today that it successfully built passenger tires with 100 percent of its natural rubber-containing...