Apanese tyre major Bridgestone Corporation today presented America's fabulous tire brand Firestone with the Firestone FR500 for autos and Firestone Destination LE02 for SUVs.
Firestone, a 116-year-old brand, will concentrate on the traveler auto and SUV fragments in the underlying stage with the new brand, the organization said here.
The new brand of tyres will be fabricated at its plants in Chakan, Pune and Kheda close Indore. The organization did not offer the estimating points of interest, however.
Dispatching the Firestone brand, Bridgestone India Managing Director Kazuhiko Mimura said, in the course of recent years, India has risen as one of the quickest developing car markets on the planet. Firestone will concentrate on the traveler auto and SUV sections at first and thusly grow the size extent.
"We plan to earn what's coming to us of the business sector through a wide system of dealerships and predominant quality and administration," Mimura said.
Firestone was originator in 1900 at Akron, Ohio, by Harvey Firestone and in 1988, Bridgestone Corporation of Japan gained all operations of Firestone, changing Bridgestone into one of the world's biggest tire and elastic organizations.
Bridgestone entered the nation in 1996 and in March 1998 it set up its first assembling office at Kheda in Madhya Pradesh, and extended to Chakan, Pune in 2013.
Aside from tyres, the Tokyo-based firm additionally makes a wide scope of differentiated items including mechanical elastic, compound items and brandishing products sold in more than 150 markets.