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Bridgestone Canada Inc.


  • Nomination deadline approaching for Canadian Truck Hero Award

    August 13, 2007 1:31PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Because of the countless hours that truck drivers spend on the road, they are often the first …

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    The Total Solution

    August 1, 2007 12:00AM by Lou Smyrlis

    SAN FRANCISCO, Cal. – The need to embrace more integrated relationships with fleets and deal with the threat of competition from offshore tire manufacturers require a different approach to the tire bu…

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    Bridgestone Firestone Responds to Market Challenges at Bizcon

    May 2, 2007 12:00AM by James Menzies

    SAN FRANCISCO, Cal. – Competition from off-shore tire manufacturers, the continuing rising cost of raw materials and an impending takeover of Bandag were hot topics at the Bridgestone Firestone commer…

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    Bridgestone Introduces Two New Tires

    May 2, 2007 12:00AM by James Menzies

    SAN FRANCISCO, Cal. – Bridgestone Firestone will launch two new tires – and place a renewed emphasis on an existing one – according to talks with dealers at Bizcon 11.

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    Bridgestone introduces two new tires

    May 1, 2007 12:00AM by James Menzies

    Bridgestone Firestone will launch two new tires – and place a renewed emphasis on an existing one – according to talks with dealers at Bizcon 11, held recently in San Francisco.

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    Bridgestone Firestone responds to market challenges at Bizcon (May 01, 2007)

    May 1, 2007 12:00AM by James Menzies

    SAN FRANCISCO, Cal. – Competition from off-shore tire manufacturers, the continuing rising cost of raw materials and an impending takeover of Bandag were hot topics at the Bridgestone Firestone commer…

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    Bridgestone introduces two new tires

    May 1, 2007 12:00AM by James Menzies

    SAN FRANCISCO, Cal. – Bridgestone Firestone will launch two new tires – and place a renewed emphasis on an existing one – according to talks with dealers at Bizcon 11.

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    Bridgestone Firestone responds to market challenges at Bizcon 11

    May 1, 2007 12:00AM by James Menzies

    Competition from off-shore tire manufacturers, the continuing rising cost of raw materials and a takeover of Bandag were hot topics at the Bridgestone Firestone commercial tire business conference, Bi…

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    Retreads

    January 1, 2007 12:00AM by Steven Macleod

    CALGARY, Alta. – One of the keys to a quality retread tire is the quality of the casing it’s built on and tire manufacturers have spent an inordinate amount of time ensuring tire casings can be re-use…

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    Cutting into tire traction

    January 1, 2007 12:00AM by Steven Macleod

    CALGARY, Alta. – The larger the surface area of a tire in contact with the ground surface, the better the traction of the vehicle.

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    Cutting into tire traction

    January 1, 2007 12:00AM by Steven Macleod

    CALGARY, Alta. – The larger the surface area of a tire in contact with the ground surface, the better the traction of the vehicle.

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    Retreads

    January 1, 2007 12:00AM by Steven Macleod

    CALGARY, Alta. – One of the keys to a quality retread tire is the quality of the casing it’s built on and tire manufacturers have spent an inordinate amount of time ensuring tire casings can be re-use…

  • Bridgestone to acquire Bandag in billion dollar cash deal

    December 6, 2006 3:14PM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas Holding has made a deal to purchase Bandag, a leading manufacturer of tire…

  • Bridgestone Firestone rewards heroic trucker

    November 17, 2006 2:31PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Shawn Berube of St. Paul, Alta. has been named the 2006 Bridgestone Firestone Canadian Truck Hero …

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    The truth about retreads

    January 1, 2006 12:00AM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. – Retreaded tires are used by 83 per cent of Canadian fleets and 67 per cent of owner/operators, according to research recently conducted by our own Transportation Media division. Some f…