ERJ staff report (LMH)
Brussels -- Bridgestone Europe has started supplying Volvo Car Corp. with original equipment tyres.
This is the first partnership between the two companies. Delivery of Bridgestone Turanza T001 tyres in 16-inch size for the new Volvo V40 5-door hatchback starts at the end of May 2012. Also in May Bridgestone will start delivering Dueler tyres for the Volvo XC60 Crossover SUV.
â€œBridgestone is delighted to start working with Volvo; the two companies share similar values of safety and concern for the environmentâ€ commented Edwin van der Stad, Director, Sales, Consumer Business Unit, Bridgestone Europe.
Launched in March 2012, the premium Turanza T001 is Bridgestone's new flagship touring tyre. With its advanced tread design and materials technology, the Turanza T001 focuses on safety and motoring efficiency, with a high-level of ride comfort.
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Press release from Bridgestone