Bridgestone truck tyre/safety system for DaimlerChrysler

By Patrick Raleigh, ERJ On-line news editor

Brussels-Bridgestone Europe (BSEU) has gained a contract to supply tyres for DaimlerChrysler’s range of medium and heavy trucks sold in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East, the tyre maker announced 12 May.

The agreement, which takes effect from 1 Jan 2005, follows a two-year collaboration between the two companies in development of Bridgestone’s ultra-low aspect Greatec Mega Drive tyre and its associated Aircept safety system. Aircept, which includes a tyre pressure monitoring system, is a current option on…

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