Bridgestone has announced that the TomTom Telematics’ company name will become Webfleet Solutions as of 1 October 2019. The move follows the acquisition of TomTom Telematics by Bridgestone Europe on 1 April. Bridgestone explained that the acquisition of TomTom Telematics was motivated by its ambition to strengthen its digital capabilities as part of its ongoing transformation from a premium tyre producer into a mobility solutions leader. It has also reinforced Bridgestone’s footprint in data-based solutions, the company said. The newly-named […]
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) says it has invested more than £1m in a new shared-user site at Rugby, to serve as an NDC for Continental Tyre Group. The new 212,000ft² facility, located in Prologis Central Park just off J1 of the M6, will also store products from fellow ND customer Bridgestone UK, which currently occupies around 60% of the available capacity. ND has worked with Continental since 2006 and handles storage and distribution of tyres to retailers and fitters throughout the […]
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.
Tyre maker Bridgestone is training prisoners at HMP Feathestone to be truck tyre fitters to help equip them with the skills needed for a career in the industry after they complete their sentences.