No blowout for Britney

August 2000
Automotive News;8/21/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5889, p2
Trade Publication
Presents developments related to the automobile industry in the United States as of August 21, 2000. Popularity of Firestone's Web site; Ranking of teen popular singer Britney Spears' site; Visit of U.S. President Bill Clinton at the DaimlerChrysler-United Auto Workers exhibits at the Petersen Automotive Museum; Allen Samuels Auto Group's contribution for a community tennis complex in Texas.


Related Articles

  • The Yuckster. Miller, John J. // National Review;4/30/2001, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p24 

    The article focuses on the life of former presidential candidate Bob Dole after his career in politics ended. There has been criticism of a Pepsi commercial featuring Dole and pop singer Britney Spears. During his presidential candidacy in 1996 against then-U.S. President Bill Clinton he...

  • Ford should collect from Firestone. Stoffer, Harry // Automotive News;4/21/2003, Vol. 77 Issue 6034, p14 

    This article reports on ending of a 97-year business relationship between Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. and U.S.-based automobile manufacturer Ford Motor Co. Ford spent nearly $3 billion replacing almost 13 million Firestone tires that Ford said it could not trust, a reasonable argument can be...

  • Are We Getting Ahead of Ourselves? Winter, Drew // Ward's Auto World;Sep2000, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p7 

    Editorial. Comments on the condition of automobile industry and on some innovations in the industry. Details on the product recall of several tire products from Bridgestone/Firestone company; Views on telematics system; Criminal charges faced by Mitsubishi Motors company.

  • Tire recall may pave way to new safety standards. Scherer, Ron // Christian Science Monitor;9/5/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 199, p2 

    Reports on the possible development of safety standards for automobile tires. Recall of tires by Firestone; Alleged role of some Firestone tires in numerous accidents in the Ford Explorer; Relations between the automobile industry and the United States government.

  • BFS sponsors media center.  // Tire Business;8/18/2003, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p4 

    For the second year in a row, Bridgestone/Firestone Corp. will sponsor the media center at the 2003 SEMA/ITE show from November 4-7, 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The center offers workspace for reporters, writers, publishers, photographers and other journalists covering the huge automotive...

  • First place in Second City. McCarron, Kathy // Tire Business;2/27/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 25, p3 

    This article reports that Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. (BFS) was the only tire company at the Chicago, Illinois, Auto Show held on February 8, 2006, with a booth and a press conference. The company took advantage of the spotlight to not only unveil six new tires, but also to promote its public...

  • Bridgestone US appoints new VP global digital enablement centre.  // Aroq - Just-Auto.com (Global News);4/21/2016, p13 

    The article announces that Giacomo Bertaina was appointed vice president of global digital enablement centre at Bridgestone Americas.

  • AUTO NEWS briefly.  // Automotive News;6/28/2004, Vol. 78 Issue 6100, p6 

    The article presents news briefs related to the automobile industry. The new-car smell was still fresh inside singer Britney Spears' recently purchased Scion xB when it got into its first accident. More than a month after Jaguar Formula One driver Christian Klien crashed his car at the Grand...

  • BFS Quebec plant grows. Davis, Bruce // Tire Business;12/19/2005, Vol. 23 Issue 20, p4 

    The article reports that Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. is investing $42.2 million through January 2007 to expand capacity for high-performance and larger diameter tires at its car and light truck tire plant in Joliette, Quebec. The project will result in a change to the manufacturing flow at the...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics