Bridgestone Launches New Global Tagline toward a Sustainable Solutions Company

Tokyo (July 8, 2020) – Bridgestone Corporation unveiled its new global brand tagline during a virtual press conference livestreamed today from the company’s Tokyo-based conference and training facility. The new “Solutions for your journey” tagline supports the company’s Mid-Long-Term Business Strategy Framework, which was also introduced at the press conference today by Bridgestone Global CEO and Representative Executive Officer Shu Ishibashi.


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Continental Introduces Two New TPMS Tools


Continental has introduced two new Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) tools that are designed to help shops optimize their investment in TPMS and tire service. With the Autodiagnos TPMS D and SE Tools , professional technicians can handle all of the TPMS and tire service requirements of their customers.

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New Goodyear branding unveiled in esports Le Mans

Goodyear’s comeback to world championship motorsport has been marked already with with wins in the FIA World Endurance Championship and a new partnership with the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup. But with the suspension of live motorsport, the brand has entered another world of motorsport for the first time, moving into virtual racing. The two major track series follow Goodyear’s entrance into the European Truck Racing Championship Digital Racing Challenge and the eNASCAR league.

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BFGoodrich Launches Two New Regional Truck Tires


Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the brand, BFGoodrich commercial truck tires is launching two new regional tires — the Route Control S and Route Control D.

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Camso’s Solideal On-Site tire service is now contactless

During the global pandemic, Camso has adjusted its Solideal On-Site processes to ensure an efficient and smooth tire installation service through contactless on-site procedures for forklift tire replacement.

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Canada’s National Road Safety Week Takes Place the Week of May 12-18

While commuter traffic as a whole is reduced worldwide as a result of COVID-19 mitigation efforts, roadways in Canada continue to be an important part of day-to-day life for a wide variety of people including essential workers getting to and from work, delivery services and emergency responders and vulnerable road users including pedestrians and cyclists.

This year’s National Road Safety Week is May 12-18 and the Canada Safety Council wants to remind you that driving requires an absolute focus on safety behind the wheel.

“Driving a vehicle and taking safety precautions go hand in hand,” said Gareth Jones, President and CEO of the Canada Safety Council. “A safe driver should be able to avoid a collision in most scenarios, and that begins with a safety-first perspective and a vigilance on road safety that comes with the privilege of driving.”

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Continental launches VECTO, fleet tyres, emissions microsite

Continental AG has just launched a microsite containing information about the latest CO₂ emissions regulations for heavy goods vehicles and the VECTO (Vehicle Energy Consumption Calculation Tool) simulation tool.

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Michelin issues tyre advice for construction firms laying up plant


Michelin has already issued special guidance for car owners and those laying up LCV and HGV vehicles for extended periods during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company’s latest advice is aimed at construction plant operators laying up machines, with work at many construction sites and infrastructure projects now either halted or operating at significantly reduced capacity.

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Mechanical Rubber acquires Durox in Ohio


WARWICK, N.Y.—Mechanical Rubber, a supplier of custom rubber and plastics products for the aerospace, defense, health care, transit and commercial industries, has acquired Durox Co. in Strongsville, Ohio, a company formerly owned by Pittsburgh-based Wabtec Corp.

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Consumer Confidence in Future Auto Technology Decreases


Consumer confidence in future mobility technologies lags behind auto industry plans to bring self-driving vehicles and more battery-electric vehicles to market.

That’s according to the J.D. Power 2020 Q1 Mobility Confidence Index Study.

The self-driving-vehicle index decreases for the first time (to 35 from 36 on a 100-point scale) for American consumers. It goes to 36 from 39 for Canadians.

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