Bridgestone ag unit chief retires

Exec had been with tire company since '02
Jul 9, 2014 7:17 AM

Unfair tread practice: Bridgestone files suit against low-cost manufacturer

Tire giant claims competitor treads on its patent
Apr 21, 2014 1:33 PM

Bridgestone promotes veteran employee to lead U.S., Canada tire sales

Company's commercial solutions ex-president also to serve as senior VP
Mar 20, 2014 1:19 PM

MPW '14: Marketing motorsports

Bridgestone's Lisa Boggs melds communications with racing
Mar 2, 2014 2:11 PM

COO change at Bridgestone Americas

Two veteran employees to assume new roles
Jan 30, 2014 12:38 PM

Bridgestone recruits Jiffy Lube exec to lead retail unit

Onetime pro football kicker has spent nearly 30 years in automotive business
Jul 17, 2013 2:03 PM

New motorsports chief at Bridgestone

Tire maker recruits PR veteran from Edelman
May 3, 2013 12:43 PM

Bridgestone extends IndyCar contract

Bridgestone Americas executives have committed to supplying tires to IndyCar Series competitors through the 2018 season. The two parties' contract had been due to expire in 2013, and former IndyCar CEO Randy Bernard had looked to another supplier. But the new contract will keep the Firestone brand in Indy cars well past the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.

Dec 21, 2012 1:07 PM

Bridgestone picks Arizona site for rubber farm R&D work

Tire maker Bridgestone has settled on a 281-acre site in Eloy, Ariz., for its plans to build a farm growing guayule, a rubber-producing shrub that could become a renewable alternative to existing rubber resources. A related research and development center will be built in nearby Mesa. Construction on the project will start this quarter, with trial rubber production scheduled to start in 2015.

SEE ALSO: Bridgestone scouting Southwest for rubber farm site

Aug 3, 2012 7:18 AM

Bridgestone looks at dandelion rubber

Researchers at Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations are optimistic about the prospects of using rubber produced by Russian dandelions in their manufacturing processes. They plan to follow up this summer on an initial project based at Ohio State University and launch large-scale testing in 2014.

SEE ALSO: Bridgestone scouting Southwest for rubber farm site

May 18, 2012 8:27 AM