Founded in 1931, Bridgestone is one of the world's best-known tyre brands. In 1988, Bridgestone acquired Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, making it the largest tyre manufacturer globally. Today, Bridgestone produces a wide range of tyres for cars, motorcycles, lorries and agricultural vehicles. Bridgestone's commitment to safety and efficiency is reflected in its partnerships with major car manufacturers, and is the Original Equipment supplier and performance tyre of choice for the likes of Mercedes, Porsche and Volvo. Bridgestone tyres are subject to rigorous testing, to ensure that every product meets the company's exceptionally high safety standards.