Bridgestone retains top spot in tire sales

Davis, Bruce
September 2010
Rubber & Plastics News;9/6/2010, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p14
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The article reports that Bridgestone Corp. remained the world's largest tire maker based on sales in 2009, followed by Michelin Tire Co. for the second straight year. However, Bridgestone's tire-related sales of 20.5 billion declined roughly 18 percent from 2008. New tire manufacturers included in the ranking this year include Chaoyang Long March Tyre Co. Ltd., Beijing Shouchuang Tyre Co. Ltd., and Ralson (India) Ltd.


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