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Bridgestone Receives Volvo Premium Supplier Award
Bridgestone, awarded the prestigious title of Volvo Premium Supplier in June 2010

Bridgestone Turanza ER300 Ecopia Wins Top Auto Bild Recommendation
In its 2010 test of new generation eco-friendly tyres, Auto Bild, the leading German automobile magazine, has awarded the top ranking "very recommendable" rating to Bridgestone's Turanza ER300 Ecopia tyre.

Bridgestone to Partner with the World Agroforestry Centre to Assist Rubber Tree Farmers in Indonesia
Bridgestone announced on July 7 that it has entered into an agreement with the World Agroforestry Centre to provide small-scale farmers in Indonesia information and guidance on best practices in connection with the cultivation of rubber trees.

63% of Vehicles Inspected Are not Ready to Set Off on Holiday Says Bridgestone Survey
Just before many families are about to set off on holiday, Bridgestone draws attention to a few elementary rules to follow

Bridgestone Shows its Newest Eco-Friendly Tyre, the ECOPIA EP150, at 2010 Geneva Motorshow
The tyre meets the challenging and previously contradictory objective of combining top-class wet safety with reduced rolling resistance, leading to higher fuel efficiency and lower CO2 emissions.

Bridgestone Technology Shows that Tyres Can Achieve Both Safety and Environmental Benefits
Bridgestone's takes a global view of the environmental impact of tyres – the so called "cradle to grave" approach – covering the whole product life cycle from raw materials, production and distribution to tyre usage and end-of-life disposal.

Bridgestone Europe Issues Updated "Environmental Commitment and Performance" Brochure
Bridgestone Europe has released its updated environmental report setting out the company's commitment to high environmental standards and the latest steps to achieve them.

Bridgestone Strengthens Position in European Original Equipment Market
Bridgestone has strengthened its position as a major player in the European tyre original equipment market with the announcement of new contracts with leading car manufacturers.

Bridgestone Wins new Mercedes-Benz Fitments with ECOPIA Tyres
Challenging fuel efficiency targets have been achieved by Mercedes-Benz using Bridgestone ECOPIA technology. The latest Mercedes-Benz cars to use ECOPIA rubber are the C- Class, SLK-Class and E-Class.

Bridgestone Launches the Potenza S001, a new Tyre for the World's top Sports Cars
Bridgestone has extended its sport tyre line-up with the launch of the Potenza S001 for top sports cars and high-powered luxury vehicles.

Ferrari Chooses Bridgestone Tyres as Original Equipment for the New 458 Italia Sports Car
Bridgestone will supply its new Potenza S001 ultra high-performance sport tyre to Ferrari, for the new 570 CV Ferrari 458 Italia.

Bridgestone to Increase Production Capacity of Adhesive Film for Solar Modules
Bridgestone Corporation announced that it will increase its production capacity of EVA (ethylene vinyl acetate) film, which is used as an adhesive film for solar modules.