Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations

Nashville, TN 37214-8900


About Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations


PO Box 148900
50 Century Blvd
Nashville, TN 37214-8900

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Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO) is a business unit of Bridgestone Americas, Inc., whose parent company, Bridgestone Corporation, is the world's largest tire and rubber company. Reporting into the BATO business unit are the company's Latin American tire operations; the U.S. and Canadian consumer tire businesses; the U.S. and Canadian commercial tire businesses; and Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC, which operates the largest network of company-owned automotive service providers in the world. BATO develops, manufactures and markets Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires. The business unit is focused on retail, wholesale and original equipment markets, supplying passenger, light truck, commercial vehicle, off road, motorcycle, agricultural and other tires, as well as retreads, to its customers in the Americas.

Products & Press Releases

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Company/Association News

Bridgestone launches Firestone Direct to deliver convenient mobile vehicle service to customers' driveways

March 24, 2021
Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) announced the launch of Firestone Direct mobile vehicle service for car owners and fleet operators.
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Industry News

Bridgestone celebrates 30 years of operations at truck and bus radial tire plant

Aug. 24, 2020
The Warren County Tire Plant, in Warren County, Tennessee, began manufacturing TBR tires in 1990.
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Bridgestone launches all-position tire for regional pickup and delivery service applications

Dec. 30, 2019
The Bridgestone M704 tire is designed to deliver traction in rainy, muddy, and snowy conditions.
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Bridgestone expands Transforce AT2 line

Aug. 6, 2019
The Firestone Transforce AT2 tire line will include sizes for Class 4-5 commercial trucks.
Industry News

Firestone Industrial Products unveils integrated intelligent air spring sensor

The sensors have predictive maintenance capabilities allowing fleets to monitor total vehicle health.
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Industry News

Bridgestone issues voluntary noncompliance recall

Sept. 6, 2018
Bridgestone voluntary recalled approximately 2,700 all position, wide base radial commercial truck tires in size 425/65R22.5. All tires covered under this recall were manufactured...
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Chassis / Suspension / Steering

M870 All-Position Tire

April 30, 2018
The Bridgestone M870 All-Position Tire is designed for urban waste fleets in high-scrub and short-haul applications. the design helps provide longer wear performance and features...
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Training and Resources

Bridgestone president to share industry trends at Clemson Tire Conference

April 12, 2018
Saoud’s presentation will focus on how emerging trends such as electrification, autonomy and connectivity are shaping the future of transportation.

GCR Tires & Service launches store locator

May 22, 2017
The tool allows users to share directions to their mobile device, with other drivers in the field, as well as save the route for later travel opportunities.

Articles & News

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Industry News

Major customers to present at 2022 AASA Technology Conference

Leaders from O’Reilly, Advance Auto Parts, and Bridgestone Retail Operations will speak on how their companies are preparing for tomorrow’s changing technologies.
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Industry News

Bridgestone invests in mobile vehicle service company

The new partnership with Wrench is expected to increase the ability of both companies to meet the needs of car owners in the growing mobile vehicle inspection, repair, and maintenance...


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Prepare now: Tire care best practices for a safe summer hauling season

May 22, 2019
May 20-27 is National Tire Safety Week – a tire industry initiative aimed at educating the public on the critically important role tires play in driving safety.
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Industry News

Race fans get a chance to challenge legend Mario Andretti on social media

May 16, 2017
The race challenge features four challenges, including The Keychain 500, The Can Opener 500, The Egg Peel 500 and The Chopsticks 500.
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Shop Management and Point of Sale

Speedco Mobile App Update

Dec. 8, 2016
The Bridgestone Speedco Mobile App Update offers drivers an easy way to locate Speedco locations along their planned route. The update includes current weather forecasts, en route...
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Chassis / Suspension / Steering

Bandag 5.3 Retread Tires

Dec. 5, 2016
The Bridgestone Bandag 5.3 Retread Tires, offer a robust closed shoulder drive pattern for truckload, less-than-truckload (LTL) and pickup-and-delivery (P&D) applications. The...
Industry News

Bridgestone Bandag Griffin Plant celebrates 40th anniversary

Nov. 16, 2016
Today, the Griffin plant employs more than 170 people who manufactured more than 59.6 million pounds of tread for tire retread in 2015.

Bridgestone introduces a pair of Bandag treads for drive applications

June 13, 2016
Bridgestone Americas announced two new Bandag retreads, rounding out a trio of patterns designed to balance dependable performance and affordability. With tough compounds and ...
Battery and Electrical

Bridgestone launches nationwide battery service program with Interstate Batteries

June 9, 2016
The service program, at more than 50 Speedco locations nationwide, includes free battery testing and the additions of Interstate Batteries to the service center's product offering...

Bridgestone unveils all-position retread for refuse applications

June 7, 2016
The Bandag BRM3 retread, which features a proprietary compound and advanced tread design, is engineered to deliver a balance of long wear, durability and traction and is designed...

Shell Lubricants launches nationwide network with Bridgestone

Feb. 25, 2016
The program makes Shell Lubricants products such as Pennzoil and Quaker State motor oils and Shell Rotella engine oils available to the Bridgestone Affiliated Retailer Nationwide...
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Chassis / Suspension / Steering

V-Steel Snow Wedge All-Season radial tire

Sept. 21, 2015
The Bridgestone V-Steel Snow Wedge All-Season (VSWAS) radial tire is designed for grader machines used for snow removal and surface leveling. Bridgestone’s VSWAS tire is meant...
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Bridgestone Commercial unveils premium drive retread for tandem axle tractors

July 16, 2015
The B760 FuelTech is a premium drive retread designed for tandem axle tractors in truckload and less-than-truckload applications.

Dayton Commercial Truck Tires campaign to kick off at MATS

March 19, 2015
Bridgestone Commercial, a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, will officially launch its newly refreshed Dayton commercial truck tires brand at the Mid-America Trucking...
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Training Products and Tools

Bridgestone Commercial's website

Jan. 26, 2015
Bridgestone Commercial's website offers the company's commercial truck tire line of eight Dayton tire patterns. Users can find a dedicated toll-free phone...
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Chassis / Suspension / Steering

Bandag B799

Sept. 4, 2014
The Bridgestone Bandag B799 tread product is designed to meet the needs of fleets that operate in mixed service environments where they need on-road performance, as well as off...

Bridgestone Americas Warren County tire plant earns LEED Silver recertification

Sept. 4, 2014
Bridgestone Americas announced that its Warren County, Tenn. tire manufacturing plant has earned LEED V3 (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) recertification at the...
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Diagnostics and Drivability

Bridgestone unveils GCR Tires & Service brand relaunch

July 15, 2014
The rebranding effort signifies BATO’s pledge to be the leading provider of commercial tires and service in North America.
Training and Resources

Bridgestone Commerical Solutions expands course options in its BCS Learning Center

May 29, 2014
Courses are now available in e-learning, mobile learning, performance-based, active instructor-based and mentor options.
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Service Repair

Bridgestone announces Tire Advisor mobile app

May 1, 2014
Responding to customer demands for robust mobile tools that provide detailed specifications on products, BCS created the app in an easy-to-use format tailored to the specific ...

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations announces new head of its commercial tire business

March 24, 2014
Danielson will be responsible for overseeing and guiding all of BATO’s business operations within the commercial tire portfolio.
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Engine and Powertrain

Ecopia tire line, No. R268

Oct. 3, 2013
Bridgestone Commercial Solutions' Ecopia tire line, No. R268, designed for regional and pickup and delivery fleets provides tire performance that stands up to high scrub environments...
Service Repair

Bridgestone to offer tires at Love's travel stops

July 15, 2013
Bridgestone and Firestone commercial tire products will be available at Love's beginning in July.
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Chassis / Suspension / Steering

Premium Ecopia Drive Tire, No. M760

July 10, 2013
Bridgestone Ecopia premium drive radial tire, No. M760, has both EPA SmartWay and CARB compliance. The M760 delivers high traction and long mileage in a unique fuel efficient ...
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Chassis / Suspension / Steering

FT491 All-Position Radial tire

March 29, 2013
Bridgestone Commercial Solutions' FT491 All-Position Radial tire features ULTI-Rib and Defense Groove designs to combat the initiation and spread of irregular wear. Sidewall protector...
Service Repair

Bridgestone names new vice president of marketing

March 26, 2013
Bridgestone Americas tire operations announces new head of marketing, commercial tire division Matthew Stevenson appointed vice president.
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Chassis / Suspension / Steering

M853 Radial Tire

Aug. 27, 2012
The Bridgestone M853 new on/off highway all-position radial tire for regional hauls combines wear resistance with extra load capacity for longer service. The M853 features a number...
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Industry News

Bridgestone launches new on/off highway radial

July 25, 2012
M853 delivers solid traction, long tread for use on highways and worksites.
Diagnostics and Drivability

Bridgestone America Tire Operations reorganizes commercial group

Feb. 15, 2012
With the re-organization of the Bridgestone Commercial Group, BATO establishes mining tire business unit.
Chassis / Suspension / Steering

Bridgestone Greatec M825

April 26, 2010
Bridgestone's Greatec M825 wide base radial drive tire has wider tread and very deep 29/32-inch tread depth to distribute weight and torque over a wider area for longer, smoother...
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Chassis / Suspension / Steering

Bridgestone M775 On/Off-Highway Drive Radial

Aug. 25, 2008
Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC is now offering fleets in the U.S. the new Bridgestone M775 on/off-highway drive radial, a tire very popular with logging and oil...
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Chassis / Suspension / Steering

FD835 On/Off-Highway Drive Tire

Aug. 13, 2008
The new Firestone FD835 On/Off-Highway drive is designed to deliver superior traction and exceptional removal mileage in severe-service applications. The aggressive drive is ideal...
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Chassis / Suspension / Steering

Bridgestone R250 ED

June 25, 2007
New Bridgestone R250 ED extra-duty all-position radials use extra-durable tread compounds for long tread life and performance in a variety of demanding P'D and high-scrub regional...
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Chassis / Suspension / Steering

Bridgestone M726 EL

June 25, 2007
New 32/32 in. mega-deep Bridgestone M726 EL drive radials use the high-grip shoulder notches and aggressive blocks to bite into soft surfaces for excellent traction. Center groove...
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Chassis / Suspension / Steering

Firestone FD690 PLUS

June 25, 2007
Ultra-deep 29/32 in. Firestone FD690 PLUS drive radials are specially designed to perform on tractors with single or tandem drive axles. Extra-deep solid shoulder design promotes...
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Chassis / Suspension / Steering

National Preferred

June 25, 2007
Bridgestone Firestone's National Preferred program offers guaranteed, published prices on tires and emergency road service through America's largest network of truckstops and ...
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Training Products and Tools

Longer Mileage Program Videos DVD

June 25, 2007
Bridgestone's popular "Longer Mileage Program" Videos DVD helps technicians and maintenance personnel inspect, diagnose and maintain truck tires to increase tread life, improve...
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Chassis / Suspension / Steering

Bridgestone M850

June 25, 2007
Bridgestone/Firestone North America announces the new M850 n/Off-Highway Radial tire, which is engineered to promote long tread life for flatbed haulers, dumps and other demanding...
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Chassis / Suspension / Steering

Free Brochure

June 25, 2007
Free Brochure from Bridgestone offers tire maintenance and care tips for mid-size trucks, including those used by ambulance and emergency medical service fleets.