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Bridgestone Plants Trees In Brits

JOHANNESBURG, 25 July 2022- Bridgestone Southern Africa has today donated 300 fruit trees to 10 schools in the Brits area, where the company’s anchor manufacturing facility is located. Company representatives

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Monday July 25, 2022

iLanga Cup Solar Car Race sponsored by Bridgestone

JOHANNESBURG, 21 July 2022. As a pioneer in energy efficient tyres, Bridgestone Southern Africa is, for the very first time, sponsoring the iLanga Cup, a solar powered car race that

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Thursday July 21, 2022

Bridgestone And Kwik Fit at The British Motor Show 2022

The British Motor Show 2022 is teaming up with world class race, road and performance tyre maker Bridgestone and its partner, Kwik Fit, to promote the best of British motor

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Tuesday July 12, 2022

New Bridgestone Executive Manager Aims To Shift Focus On Mining Sector

JOHANNESBURG, 05 July 2022 - Bridgestone Southern Africa has appointed Carl Martins as Executive Manager: Mining Services with effect from 01 July 2022. Carl has fulfilled various roles in a thirteen-year

Breyten Odendaal

Published : Tuesday July 5, 2022

2015 Bridgestone 4×4 Club Challenge 4X4 Eliminations

Tough obstacles and a streamlined class system saw more teams fall by the wayside in the latest elimination rounds of the 2015 Bridgestone 4×4 Club Challenge.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday September 8, 2015

2015 Frankfurt Motor Show – Bridgestone

The world’s largest tyre and rubber company returns to the IAA with an impressive display of innovative tyres and technologies providing solutions for the industry’s most important needs: efficiency, sustainability and safety.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday September 3, 2015


BRIDGESTONEBridgestone South Africa’s sponsorship of a schools mobile project has helped school learners in the North West increase their access to books. This was announced at a recent launch of an additional seven mobile libraries for the North-West Province, increasing the total from just two vehicles, to nine in the next year. Bridgestone is committed […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday August 17, 2015

Bridgestone South Africa donates R1 000 000 to PinkDrive through Pink Valve Caps

Johannesburg- Bridgestone donated R1 000 000.00 to PinkDrive to assist them in their fight against breast cancer. The money was raised with the “Pink Valve Cap” project that was launched during 2014. The Pink valve caps were sold at participating Supa Quick dealers for R50.00 and all proceeds were donated to PinkDrive. The sum total […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday June 24, 2015

Bridgestone warns: Fit identical tyres for best road holding

How many of us are guilty of swopping different makes of tyres with the ones that are already on our vehicles to save a few bucks? Having two of one make and two of another make on the different axles doesn’t sound that far off, but what if you have a puncture and the spare […]

Johann Verster

Published : Friday March 27, 2015

Bridgestone Serves as Title Sponsor for the 2015 World Solar Challenge

Bridgestone Corporation announced this week that the Bridgestone brand will be the title sponsor of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2015 (WSC 2015), which will be held in Australia from 18-25 October 2015.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday March 12, 2015


2015 is going to be a tough year for participants in Bridgestone’s 4×4 Club Challenge. This message was driven home on the year’s first round of the long-running 4×4 driving skills competition, held recently at the Leeuwenkloof 4×4 facility near Hartbeespoort Dam.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday March 9, 2015


Tyre safety has declined in 2014. This is the word from Bridgestone, which was commenting on feedback from its countrywide Tyre Check programme, now in its seventh year. “The Tyre Check surveys in 2014 covered five of the nine provinces in South Africa and checked 6,708 tyres for condition, inflation pressure and tyre mis-matching on […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday January 7, 2015

Landies win Bridgestone 4×4 Challenge

Round nine of the 2014 Bridgestone 4×4 Club Challenge, hosted at the Leeuwenkloof 4×4 facility near Hartbeespoort Dam, saw enthusiasts from the Land Rover Owners Club of South Africa battle it out. Competition was fierce, because only a handful of places are left in the Club Challenge Final, to be held just a few short […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday October 13, 2014

Bridgestone awarded best tyre brand TruckX Awards

Bridgestone is South Africa’s best tyre brand for commercial vehicle. This is the news from the inaugural TruckX Awards which were announced at the TruckX Conference and Awards event in Sandton 19 August 2014.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday August 21, 2014

New Brackets for Bridgestone Tyre Check

New brackets for Bridgestone Tyre Check Over 13% of tyres surveyed in the latest Bridgestone Tyre Check event were incorrectly inflated. This was the feedback from the tyre maker’s team of tyre specialists which conducted the survey in the car park of Northern Pretoria’s Kolonnade Retail Park. The Tyre Check surveys aim to monitor tyre […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday July 22, 2014

Bridgestone Becomes Official Worldwide Olympic Partner

Company to Serve as Official Tire of the Olympic Games Tokyo, Japan (June 13, 2014) – Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) today announced it has entered into an agreement with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that makes the world’s largest tire and rubber company an official TOP worldwide Olympic partner through the 2024 Olympic Games. The announcement […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday June 13, 2014

Firestone brightens Sunfield’s day

Residents at the Sunfield Fortuna Home recently had their day brightened with a donation of jeans and goodie bags courtesy of Firestone South Africa. The home is situated on a six-hectare farm about 30km from Nigel in Gauteng, and provides care and assistance to physically and intellectually disabled people.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday June 13, 2014

Steer clear of passenger retreads – Bridgestone

Passenger vehicles should not be fitted with re-treaded tyres. This is the word from tyre maker Bridgestone which said that while retreads are often used on heavy vehicles, they are not suited to the operating conditions of passenger vehicles.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday June 10, 2014

Cancer Charity Tickled Pink With Bridgestone Cheque

Bridgestone’s cheque for a million rand is the biggest once-off donation ever received by breast cancer charity PinkDrive. This was revealed at the official handover of the cheque to PinkDrive founder, Noelene Kotschan. The money was raised from members of the public who bought sets of pink valve caps at Bridgestone outlets for R50 each. […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday April 23, 2014

Kelvin Van Der Linde Is Bridgestone and SA Guild of Motoring Journalists Motor Sportsman of the Year

Kelvin van der Linde, 17, who won the 2013 International VW Scirocco R-Cup against drivers from 24 countries, has become the youngest recipient of the prestigious Bridgestone/Guild of Motoring Journalists Motor Sportsman of the Year award.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday April 11, 2014

Bridgestone revs up for new MotoGP™ season

Bridgestone – the number one tyre and rubber manufacturer in the world – will be right there in the heart of the action, entering its 6th consecutive season as official tyre supplier to MotoGP™.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday March 21, 2014

Johannesburg Roads Flooded – Bridgestone Tyres

Tread Smartly on Wet Roads Bridgestone has emphasised the need for adequate tread depth to help motorists avoid aquaplaning. The tyre maker was responding to rainy episodes in Gauteng which led to a spate of crashes in the first month of the new year.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday February 4, 2014

Bridgestone Tyres Make Tyre Safety a 2014 Habit

Tyre maker Bridgestone has called on motorists to make tyre safety one of their 2014 resolutions. “Many crashes in South Africa arise from tyre failure,” said Bridgestone Field Engineer Manager, Bester Betha. “By knowing what to look for and getting into the habit of regular tyre checks, motorists can considerably reduce their risk of tyre […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday January 16, 2014

New Bridgestone Tyre Slashes Fleet Admin

Bridgestone has unveiled an advanced new truck and bus tyre which eliminates a major fleet tyre management headache – rotating tyres among drive wheel positions on a vehicle. “Tyre rotation is a common fleet management practice to increase average tyre lifespan, but it comes with drawbacks,” explains Shaun Wustmann, Managing Director of Bridgestone tyre distributors, […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday November 11, 2013

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