The owners of a Chevrolet Corvette and a Chevrolet Sonic may soon have something in common beyond the “bow-tie” emblem on their vehicles: each can wait up to 50 miles to change a flat tire.
Bridgestone is introducing a line-up of replacement run-flat tires for a broader array of cars and trucks. Several other tire makers such as Michelin and Goodyear have run-flat tires for performance-oriented vehicles, such as the Chevrolet Corvette. Typically, they are original equipment on these vehicles.
However, Bridgestone is the first tire manufacturer to offer the run-flat as a replacement tire in more than 30 different sizes, which will fit on a broad array of vehicles. (more…)