The plant will incorporate technology for digital readiness in tires, such as tire-mounted sensors that support data-driven insights.
The Greatec M703 Ecopia is currently available in a 445/50R22.5 size.
The use of the Bridgestone advanced tire monitoring system at Pilot and Flying J travel centers enables both companies to expand their service offerings.
The industry is ensuring that electric vehicles can be maintained in an efficient manner.
This recognition aligns with the “Emotion,” “Ease” and “Empowerment” values of the Bridgestone E8 Commitment.
The Firestone FD694 drive tire is currently available in a 295/75R22.5 size and will soon be available in three additional sizes: 11R22.5, 11R24.5, and 285/75R24.5.
Bridgestone Americas says it hopes to empower women in trucking and promote diversity in the industry.
Retreading is an important solution fleets are incorporating into their tire programs that not only extends the life of tires, but helps reduce environmental impact.
Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) recently announced Steve Hoeft will assume the role of president of its commercial truck group, effective immediately. The commercial truck group includes the company’struck & bus radial (TBR) business. Hoeft has been with Bridgestone since 2017 and previously served as chief operating officer (COO) for the Commercial Truck Group. In his new
Bridgestone Corp. recently announced a collaboration with Microsoft to use Microsoft Azure to accelerate development and go-to-market strategies in support of Bridgestone’s digital transformation and sustainable solutions portfolio. Advanced and predictive maintenance analytics deliver greater productivity and efficiency for customers. Using Azure will enable Bridgestone to create value for customers, primarily global fleet and OEM customers,
Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) and Pilot Company announced a collaboration on an advanced tire monitoring and service network for commercial fleets at select travel center locations. This collaboration leverages Bridgestone Fleet Care mobility solutions and Pilot Company’s network of travel centers to provide more convenient, frequent, and actionable fleet tire intelligence. The initial trial phase will
The science is simple—the air pressure in a tire is what carries the load, explained John Ramaika, regional fleet manager at Double Coin. Therefore, an underinflated tire requires more energy, meaning more fuel to roll. “The simplest and most neglected maintenance item which will impact tire performance and fuel economy is proper inflation,” he said.