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Bridgestone

About

A leader in mobility solutions with presence in over 150 countries, Bridgestone aims to help people all over the world improve the way they move, live, work and play.

History

Age 17, Bridgestone founder, Shojiro Ishibashi, patented the Jika-tabi – a rubber-soled sock which proved hugely successful amongst workers in Japan. Using funds from the project, he pioneered the Japanese tyre industry by creating the Bridgestone Tyre & Rubber Company in 1931.In 1953, sales surpassed ten billion yen, putting Bridgestone at the top of the tyre industry in Japan.

Why choose Bridgestone?

Bridgestone is a world leader in innovative technology. Their investment in research and development has led to game-changing products, like winter tyres with more bite and better grip, tyres that enhance fuel economy and safety innovations like their next-generation run-flat tyres.

Tyre Awards

• Potenza Sport: AutoBild sportscars’ 2021 sports tyre test winner
• Bridgestone DriveGuard: Auto Express product of the year 2016
• Bridgestone Blizzak LM005: Auto Express winter tyre of the year 2020
• 2016 Irish Auto Trade Awards Tyre Innovation Award (DriveGuard)
• 2017 TyreSafe Use of Technology Award (DriveGuard)
• 2018 Irish Auto Trade Awards – Innovation Award (A005)

UK and Ireland Bridgestone Awards

• 2020 TyreSafe Innovation and Technology
• 2020 Irish Auto Trade Awards Tyre Manufacturer of the Year
• 2019 Irish Auto Trade Awards Tyre Manufacturer of the Year
• 2019 NTDA Staff Training & Development
• 2018 NTDA Tyre Manufacturer of the Year
• 2018 Irish Auto Trade Awards - Tyre Manufacturer of the Year
• 2018 TyreSafe Tyre Manufacturer of the Year
• 2018 NTDA Staff Training & Development
• 2017 Tyresafe Outstanding Achievement Award
• 2016 NTDA Tyre Manufacturer of the Year
• 2016 NTDA Staff Training & Development
• 2015 NTDA Tyre Manufacturer of the Year
• 2015 Irish Auto Trade Awards – Tyre Manufacturer of the Year
• 2015 NTDA Staff Training & Development
• 2015 Irish Auto Trade Awards – Tyre Manufacturer of the Year

Potenza Sport

  • High-performance Asymmetrical tread design

  • Precision cornering

  • Increased steering response

  • Outstanding braking performance

Potenza S001

Summer Car Tyre

  • A summer tyre engineered for ultra-high performance

  • Best suited for high performance saloon, sports and super cars

  • Comfort, performance and safety

  • Fantastic grip levels

  • Extra driving stability

  • Robust tyre sidewall

  • Protection against aquaplaning

Duravis All Season

Van Tyre

  • Best-in-class wet grip index

  • Winter ready, for all year usage

  • Sidewall protector rib

DURAVIS R660

SUMMER VAN TYRE

  • High mileage combined with fuel economy

  • High traction and stable handling in wet weather

  • Rugged design, extra-durable construction

DUELER A/T 001

ALL SEASON SUV / 4X4 TYRE

  • Keep going in all conditions, regardless of terrain

  • Three-Peak Mountain Snowflake certified for its winter performance

  • Balances on-road and off-road traits for safety and comfort

BLIZZAK LM005

WINTER CAR / SUV / 4X4 TYRE

  • One of the best winter tyres for snow braking and traction

  • Awarded EU Label Grade A for its performance on wet roads

Weather Control A005

ALL SEASON CAR / SUV / 4X4 TYRE

  • Awarded EU Label Grade A for wet grip

  • Three-Peak Mountain Snowflake certified

  • Offers the same high mileage as Bridgestone summer tyres

Turanza T005

Summer Car Tyre

  • Excellent all round summer tyre

  • Suited to a number of vehicles

  • Optimised Pattern

  • Reduced risk of aquaplaning

  • Unique Rubber Compound

  • Increased handling ability

  • Robust and durable

  • Awarded EU Label Grade A for wet grip and Grade B for rolling resistance

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