History of Bridgestone tyres
Founded in 1931, and named after the English translation of founder Shojiro Ishibashi's surname, Bridgestone
has become a household name in the tyre world. Japan's biggest tyre manufacturer, in 1988 the company bought the American tyre producer Firestone
Tire & Rubber Company, resulting in Bridgestone becoming one of the biggest tyre and rubber companies in the world.
Today, Bridgestone have developed a global team dedicated to manufacturing tyres of the highest quality, service and technology. They produce a wide range of tyres for cars, motorcycles, trucks and agricultural vehicles. Their tyres are used as original equipment for many big name car manufacturers including Mercedes, Porsche, Toyota and BMW.
Three elements define Bridgestone; safety, comfort and eco-friendliness and every tyre produced is subjected to vigorous testing to ensure it is to the highest and safest standard possible.
Why choose Bridgestone tyres for your car?
Each year Bridgestone spend £300 million on research and development; developing technologies to continuingly improve safety, performance and efficiency. They currently have a huge focus on developing tyres with lower environmental impacts.
Bridgestone currently have seven car tyre ranges, designed for a variety of cars and needs; including everyday tyres, winter tyres
, eco tyres and high performance sport tyres.
ASDA is proud to offer a huge range of Bridgestone tyres including ranges such as the Bridgestone Driveguard
, Turanza T001
& Potenza S001