Bridgestone has said its €910m (£793m) proposed purchase of Tom Tom’s telematics business will create a commercial vehicle fleet powerhouse. The deal will bring together, in Bridgestone’s own words, “the world’s largest tyre company with the number one provider of digital fleet solutions in Europe”. Bridgestone added that the purchase of Tom Tom Telematics (TTT) would grant access to the biggest European data platform of cars and trucks available, strengthening its offer especially in regards virtual development and testing, as […]
Import tariffs of up to £60 per tyre imposed by the EU on Chinese-made tyres in May this year have “shaken up” the UK truck tyre market according to Bridgestone.
Bridgestone has clinched a fleet agreement with CM Downton that sees it extend its existing 10-year tyre care contract.
Eco haulier Howard Tenens, which has pioneered a range of low carbon technologies including gas powered trucks, has completed a trial with Bridgestone proving the financial and environmental benefits of low rolling resistance tyres.