NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Looking to underscore its evolution toward a mobility-solutions provider, Bridgestone Corp. plans to exhibit at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in 2020 with a range of new products and systems.
"CES presents Bridgestone with a unique opportunity to demonstrate how we are transforming to become the most trusted partner for mobility solutions," TJ Higgins, vice president, senior officer and global chief strategic officer for Bridgestone, said in a statement.
"As we look to the future, we are combining our core tire expertise with a wide range of digital solutions to deliver connected products and services that promote safe, sustainable mobility and continue contributing to society's advancement."
Among the "cutting-edge" mobility solutions Bridgestone plans to show at CES are airless tires for extended mobility, "smart" tire technology for enhanced safety and "Webfleet" solutions for more efficient transportation.
- Airless tires: Bridgestone will showcase its portfolio of advanced air-free tires, including concepts for personal mobility and commercial fleet applications, as well as the company's elastic tire/wheel solution for a lunar rover being developed for an international space exploration mission.
- Smart tire technology: Bridgestone will demonstrate how its "digital twin" and connected tire technology can be used to generate specific, actionable predictions that can enhance the precision of vehicle safety systems.
- Webfleet solutions: Bridgestone will show a simulation of the platform in motion to see how telematics power a connected vehicle ecosystem, transforming the way business will be done around the world by advancing safety and improving cost efficiency.
The 2020 CES will take place Jan. 7-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.