What country is Firestone tire company from?

Answer The Firestone tire company was purchased by the Bridgestone Corporation in 1988, according to Funding Universe. Bridgestone is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Firestone was originally founded in Nas... Read More »

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Who owns the Firestone tire company?

Firestone tire company is owned by Bridgestone Americas, Inc., a Japanese company. Firestone was purchased by Bridgestone in 1988 for $2.6 billion, and as of 2010, Bridgestone is the world's larges... Read More »

Where are Firestone tires made?

Firestone tires (made by the Bridgestone Corp.) are manufactured at 21 different production sites. Fourteen of the sites are located in the United States, with the remaining sites located in Costa ... Read More »

Are Firestone Tires made in America?

Firestone tires are no longer being made in America. With the introduction of Michelin radial tires in the late 1960s, Firestone lost market share. In 1988, Firestone was acquired by Bridgestone, a... Read More »

When did Bridgestone merge with Firestone?

The Bridgestone Corp. bought Firestone Tire and Rubber in 1988 for $2.6 billion or $80 a share. The deal between Chicago-based Firestone and Tokyo-based Bridgestone thwarted an effort by Italian ti... Read More »