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SOURCE Bridgestone Commercial Solutions
New tires promote fuel efficiency without sacrificing removal miles
NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, a business of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, today at the Mid-America Trucking Show unveiled three new Firestone-brand commercial truck tires for regional to long-haul use as part of the company's commitment to supporting drivers and small fleet owners with innovative, fuel-saving designs, fuel-efficient tread patterns and other features key to those seeking a lower cost per mile. The three new tires coincide with the launch of a new brand campaign, "Those With Drive, Drive a Firestone." The new tires – FS591, FD691, and FT491 – meet EPA SmartWay and California Air Resources Board (CARB) fuel efficiency requirements without sacrificing removal miles.
"Small business owners want a product they can trust to help move their business forward -developing tires to meet that need is our primary focus," said Bert Jones, Manager, Product Marketing, TBR, Retread and OTR, Bridgestone Commercial Solutions. "These new Firestone tires are engineered with technological advancements to boost fuel efficiency without sacrificing removal miles. Add in excellent retreadability to extend casing life and it all adds up to a lower cost per mile."
Each tire features patented NanoPro-Tech™ polymer technology that limits energy loss for improved rolling resistance and optimum fuel efficiency. Plus, an innovative sidewall design utilized in each tire reduces overall tire weight to improve fuel efficiency without sacrificing durability.
Additional features found in each tire include the following:
To learn more about Firestone-brand commercial truck tires, visit www.firestonetrucktires.com.
About Bridgestone Commercial Solutions:
Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, a business of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, provides tires and services for trucking, construction, mining, aggregates and industrial operations across the Americas. The division manufactures markets and sells medium and heavy duty truck tires for the original equipment and replacement markets in the United States and in Canada through Bridgestone Canada Inc. Bridgestone and Firestone brand truck tires are available through more than 2,500 dealers and truck stops across the U.S. and Canada. Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, Mining offers products and services to the mining industry. In addition, through its Bandag brand, Bandag retreading dealers have access to industry-leading research and development, manufacturing, marketing and sales expertise through approximately 1,600 point of sale locations in North America. This combination of new and retread product offering provides customers with total tire solutions.
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