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    • Bridgestone rolling out TireConnect nationwide

      NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas Inc. is rolling out its TireConnect online tire-buying platform nationwide after nearly two years of beta testing and a measured amount of investment to ensure a system robust enough to handle the...

    • Bridgestone launches 'Clutch Performance' campaign

      NASHVILLE, Tenn. — One hundred days before the opening of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, Bridgestone Americas Inc. is unveiling its "Clutch Performance" advertising campaign featuring athletes from Team Bridgestone.

    • Bridgestone to pay $9.36 million settlement

      DETROIT — Bridgestone Corp. will pay $9.36 million to settle a multidistrict litigation in support of auto dealers who claim the tire and rubber product maker conspired to rig bids, fix prices and allocate markets for rubber anti-vibration...

    • UA gets $15M grant to study guayule, do biofuels research

      TUCSON, Ariz. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing the University of Arizona with a five-year grant worth of up to $15 million to create a center focusing on the mass production of biofuels and bioproducts — including...

    • Ex-Firestone exec Edward Carter dies

      AKRON — Edward Francis Carter Jr., a retired executive vice president of North American sales for the former Firestone Tire & Rubber Co., died Oct. 13. He was 90.

    • Bridgestone to expand plants in Poland, Spain

      BRUSSELS — Bridgestone Corp. has launched a $315 million, five-year investment program in Europe to upgrade and expand capacity by roughly 20 percent at tire plants in Poland and Spain.

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