News

08 June 2016

Bridgestone DriveGuard wins prestigious Auto Express award

Bridgestone’s revolutionary DriveGuard tyre has received the ultimate endorsement after being crowned as the Auto Express Product of the Year for 2016 – just two months since its UK launch.


26 May 2016

Bridgestone urging caravan owners to hook up with tyre advice

With a May half term week approaching and forecasts of a long hot summer ahead, Bridgestone is calling on caravan owners to carry out some simple tyre safety checks, as many vehicles are brought back onto roads for the first time.


11 May 2016

Bridgestone’s charity drive for Teenage Cancer Trust

Bridgestone is already inflating the spirits – and coffers - of Teenage Cancer Trust since agreeing to partner with the charity in 2016.


22 April 2016

Bridgestone calling on UK to follow Ireland’s tyre lead

Bridgestone is calling on the UK Government to follow Ireland’s lead in implementing mandatory fines on motorists who drive with defective or worn tyres, in the interests of road safety.


26 February 2016

Bridgestone’s new safety app is the torque of the town

With more than 10 years of data gathering from vehicle manufacturers across the UK at its disposal, Bridgestone can now reveal the commercial motor industry’s first ever re-torque safety app for all commercial vehicle operators to benefit from.


09 February 2016

Bridgestone UK driving forward with huge golf sponsorship

Bridgestone UK’s tyre division is embarking on an exciting golf sponsorship quite unique to the UK tyre industry, featuring a European Tour event partnership, the resurrection of a high-profile English tournament and a nationwide amateur competition with up to 1,900 golf clubs.


26 January 2016

Bridgestone DriveGuard® revolutionises the tyre industry

Stay safe and in control with virtually any tyre damage you encounter, whatever car you drive!


18 January 2016

Robin hopes Bridgestone winter tyre safety messages will stick

With the temperatures already plummeting across the UK after a mild winter to date, Bridgestone is urging motorists to take some simple driving tips to stay as safe as possible – with or without a set of winter tyres.


20 December 2015

Bridgestone boosted with Stuart Jackson appointment

One of the most recognisable faces in road safety and respected automotive industry professionals has joined Bridgestone’s north region senior management team.


10 December 2015

Future looking bright for Bridgestone and Firestone after acquisitions

Bridgestone and Firestone’s sales and marketing teams have been significantly strengthened with the arrivals of two dedicated brand managers, it was revealed.


09 November 2015


13 October 2015

Chiswick motorist gearing up for a memorable adventure with Bridgestone

A Chiswick motorist is gearing up for an unforgettable adventure with tyre giant Bridgestone, after beating thousands of motorists across the UK to win a gleaming new BMW worth £20,000.


07 October 2015

Bridgestone scoops prestigious industry awards

Bridgestone is making extra space in its trophy cabinet for two prestigious industry awards, after being honoured in style at the National Tyre Distributors Association’s 2015 Tyre Industry Awards.


14 September 2015


09 September 2015

An Enzo and a Hulk steal the Props and Pistons show


26 August 2015

Ollie transforms a trio of amateurs’ games

Three amateur golfers are hoping to reduce their handicaps and transform their games after a round to remember with an emerging star of the European Tour.


14 August 2015

Robin calling for a Government U-turn on MOT tests

Bridgestone’s managing director Robin Shaw is urging the Government to have a rethink over proposals to change MOT testing laws on new cars, declaring: ‘Our roads would be more dangerous than ever if changes are made.’


11 August 2015

Luck of the Irish for Ger and Ray at Bridgestone Invitational

It was a case of ‘the luck of the Irish’ for two amateur golfer from Dublin and Darlington, who won trips of a lifetime to watch the Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio, before meeting victorious Irishman Shane Lowry for photos and autographs afterwards.


12 July 2015

Kids running free with Bridgestone

Despite sweltering heat and the hottest day in July on record, more than 250 youngsters from a host of schools across the UK were ‘running free’ in Royal Leamington Spa, as part of a Bridgestone sponsored charity event to promote healthy lifestyles amongst children.


10 July 2015

Golfers’ American dreams a reality after Bridgestone golf success

Two amateur golfers will be swapping their local course surroundings for the Firestone Country Club in Ohio, after winning a prestigious Bridgestone golf competition at The Belfry.


13 April 2015

Cheltenham golfers in American Dream to join Rory and company

Two talented Cheltenham golfers might just be following in the footsteps of Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods after triumphing in a regional Bridgestone competition, where a trip to a world famous American event awaits.


23 March 2015

Farr for the course…Ollie’s European Tour blog

With the Bridgestone ‘official tyre supplier’ branding stitched onto Ollie Farr’s shirts and a sponsorship deal securely in the bag, the European Tour rookie was in high spirits ahead of a journey to South Africa.


09 February 2015

Farrell driven for results in new Bridgestone hot-seat

Bridgestone’s new north Europe consumer sales and marketing director believes 2015 can be particularly prosperous for Bridgestone, after expressing his excitement about the brand’s potential.