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2009 Bridgestone E-Reporter Competition Open for Entries
Bridgestone has announced on January 13 that the 2009 Bridgestone e-reporter competition for young aspiring journalists is open for entries.

Bridgestone Helps Mercy Ships with Tires
Bridgestone donated a new consignment of tires to Mercy Ships, continuing its support for the international charity that delivers 'hope and healing' to the world's forgotten poor.

Firestone Celebrates Reopening Of Duside Hospital in Liberia
Firestone Liberia celebrated the official reopening of the Firestone Medical Center at Duside as an inpatient facility.

Bridgestone to Supply Environmentally Friendly ECOPIA Tires as Standard Equipment for New Toyota iQ
Bridgestone Corporation announced that it has started supplying ECOPIA EP25 tires as standard equipment for Toyota Motor Corporation's "iQ".

Bridgestone Promotes Tire Care for European Road Safety Day
Bridgestone will play an active role in support of the second European Road Safety Day on 13th October 2008

Bridgestone Celebrates Its 200th Formula 1 Grand Prix
Bridgestone celebrated its 200th Formula 1 Grand Prix since entering the world's top motor sport in 1997 during the Valencia race on August 24.

Bridgestone to Race its 200th Grand Prix in Valencia on 24 August
When the Grand Prix of Europe is raced on Valencia's new street track on 24 August, it will be Bridgestone's 200th Formula One Grand Prix.

Bridgestone Contributes to Earthquake Relief Effort
Bridgestone Corporation announced on May 14 that it decided to donate JPY 30 million (approx. USD 285,000) to support relief efforts to the May 12 earthquake in China's Sichuan Province.

Bridgestone Corporation Announces Q1 Financial Results – Net Sales Up 4%
Japanese tire manufacturer Bridgestone Corporation announced a net sales increase of 4% in the first quarter of 2008 over the previous period, to ¥797.8 billion (approx. USD 8.0 billion)

MotoGP Riders Help Launch Bridgestone Hypersport Tire In Jerez
Riders from Ducati, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Honda Teams helped Bridgestone launch the Battlax BT-016 tire by performing demonstration laps with the new tire in Jerez, Spain.

Bridgestone and FIA Announce 'Make Cars Green' Global Environmental Campaign
'Make Cars Green' is a global campaign supported by Bridgestone Corporation and the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) designed to help reducing the impact of motoring on the environment.

Bridgestone Voted 'Tire Manufacturer of the Year'
Bridgestone has been elected "Tire Manufacturer of the Year" at the inaugural 2008 Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence.