In 1900, Harvey Samuel Firestone founded the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio. He was a close friend of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison and soon every Ford was fitted with Firestone tires. Henry Ford is considered a pioneer of mass production. It should come as no surprise that Firestone adopted this method. In this way, Firestone created very large volumes, which would ultimately lead to Firestone becoming the largest rubber producer in the world. Firestone tires have a rich history, up to and including Graham Hill, who drove in Formula 1 and won on Firestone tires. Harvey S. Firestone found it his greatest challenge as a leader to support the development and growth of the people who worked for him. "Growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership".
In 1988 the car tire brand was bought by the Japanese Bridgestone. It is often thought that Bridgestone and Firestone both end in "stone" because they belong to the same group and have chosen it intentionally. That is not true. The reality is that both in Japan and in the United States, independent tire manufacturers developed independently, both with founders with "stone" in their name: stone bridge and flint. That Bridgestone is the premium brand of the group and Firestone the quality brand is therefore purely a management choice. If you choose Firestone, you buy your tires from the Bridgestone group, the largest tire manufacturer in the world.
These are the most important Firestone car tires
Firestone summer tires:
Firestone roadhawk: This tire is classified as EU “A” top class for wet grip and is the best in class for dry braking, in tests that have decreased after 20,000 km of use.
Firestone Multihawk 2: This tire can handle the most intense cornering. It drives smoothly, comfortably and has a low noise level.
Firestone Destination HP: This HP (High Performance) car tire is a sturdy SUV tire that lasts a long time and offers low rolling resistance, thus reducing the consumption of your car.
Firestone TZ300a: At URBAN TIRE we have a critical attitude. This tire is advertised by Firestone as "the legend lives on". Let's just say it's an all-round tire.
Firestone SZ90u: Runflat car tire with excellent steering response and good precision on dry surfaces and reliable on wet surfaces.
Firestone Vanhawk2: The Firestone van tire that focuses on low consumption through reduced rolling resistance and improved comfort.
Firestone winter tires:
Firestone Destination Winter: Thanks to the rubber mixture developed by Firestone NanoPro-Tech (TM), this Firestone winter tire maintains excellent control of your vehicle in the snow. The wet braking performance is above average.
Firestone Winterhawk 3: This renewed winter tire from Firestone guarantees good driving performance in winter conditions, in loose snow and on ice.
Firestone Winterhawk C: This is a durable and reliable winter tire for small to medium-sized vans. It ensures that you remain in control, even when winter is in the country.
Firestone Vanhawk Winter: This van tire with superior snow traction helps larger vans maintain efficiency even in winter conditions.
Firestone all-season tires:
Firestone Multiseason: the name of this tire already gives it away. This tire gives you the assurance of not having to change tires between the seasons. It is suitable if you live in the city or in regions with a moderate climate, or if you do not drive many kilometers per year. In that case, all-season tires can mean cost savings, while always driving with suitable tires.
Choosing Firestone tires is a good choice if you want to be somewhere between performance and budget. It is not without reason that Firestone is a very popular tire brand.
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