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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.

Bridgestone Unveils ECOPIA EP150 Eco-Friendly Tyre at 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show
Bridgestone Europe has revealed its new eco-friendly tyre, the ECOPIA EP150, at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Germany.

Bridgestone Becomes Exclusive Tyre Supplier to BMW Driver Training
Bridgestone has signed a three-year contract to supply tyres to BMW Driver Training, a business group in the BMW M GmbH division offering specialised programmes to improve individual driver skills, reactions and awareness.

Bridgestone Demonstrates Advantages of New 3rd Generation Run-Flat Tyres
Bridgestone invited more than fifty of the world's top motoring journalists to experience its new 3rd generation run-flat tyres at the Bridgestone Europe Proving Ground (EUPG) near Rome, Italy

Bridgestone's Italian Employees Help Abruzzo Earthquake Victims with €41,000 Donation
Bridgestone Europe has stepped into help survivors of the Abruzzo earthquake in Italy with a donation of €41,000 to local Italian organizations.

Bridgestone Wins Volkswagen Group Award 2009
Bridgestone Corporation has been awarded the Volkswagen Group Award 2009 in recognition of its overall entrepreneurial performance as a premium supplier and business partner.

Bridgestone Officially Opens Truck and Bus Tyre Plant in Stargard, Poland
On 18th May, Bridgestone officially opened its new state-of-the-art production facility in Stargard (Szczecin), Poland.

Slick Tyres Make Long Anticipated Formula One Comeback
The biggest revolution in F1 tyre regulations for a decade will be put under the spotlight for the first time at the season's opening race in Melbourne (29th March 2009).

One in Eight Motorists in the European Union Run at High Risk
New 2008 results from the Bridgestone "Think Before You Drive" safety checks show that 1 in 3 motorists in the European Union are routinely travelling on under-inflated tyres and/or worn out tyres.

MotoGP Riders Help Bridgestone Launch New Battlax BT-003RS Hyper Sports Street Tyre
One week ahead of the final pre-season MotoGP test in Jerez, Spain, Randy de Puniet and Niccolo Canepa flew to the southern Spanish circuit of Almeria to support the media launch of Bridgestone's Battlax BT-003 Racing Street hyper sports tyre.

Bridgestone Launches Turanza ER300 Ecopia and the Third Generation of Run-Flat Tyres in Geneva
Bridgestone focused on environmental performance and safety with the launch of the Turanza ER300 Ecopia and of the third generation of run-flat tyres respectively at the 79th Geneva International Motor Show.