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 […]
At the CV Show 2014, contract hire and rental giant Ryder announced it was renewing a five year tyre supply contract with Bridgestone, covering most of its fleet of 25,000 vans, trucks and trailers. Ryder has exclusively used Bridgestone rubber for over 20 years, but 2014 was a watershed in the two companies’ relationship, which became a true partnership rather than just a long term supply agreement.
Bridgestone has announced that the TomTom Telematics’ company name will become Webfleet Solutions as of 1 October 2019.
Logistics UK’s Transport Manager conference series, sponsored by Bridgestone Tyres, is set to return this autumn with live events planned at 11 venues around the UK.