IRTE Events

Bridgestone Tyres - Developing new innovations and technologies

21st Jun 2018
Venue address:
One Canal Parade
Cardiff and Vale College (CAVC)
New City Centre Campus
Dumballs Road
CF10 5BF
Ian Davis, Bridgestone Tyres
South Wales Regional Group

This Bridgestone lecture is something different we will go one step into the future to look at what new innovations and technologies Bridgestone are working on including:

  • The Bridgestone Group's “CAIS™ (Contact Area Information Sensing *1)”, a technology to classify road conditions in real time
  • The “Air Free Concept”, a technology that eliminates the need for tyres to be inflated with air to support the weight
  • Hydrogen next generation of Clean Fuel?
  • The Bridgestone group has also been developing various tyres for safer, more comfortable, and more economical automobile use. They will cover the tyre development process and their technologies involved including run-flat tyres and retread technology as well as new tyres in 2018 for cars and bikes, DriveGuard tyres and commercial tyres - Greatic.

Guest Speaker: Ian Davis, Bridgestone Tyres

This event is free of charge, please acknowledge attendance for catering purposes by emailing

Buffet and refreshments provided

Open to all members and non-members. This is a joint CPD event with IMI South Wales MA.

6.45pm registration and start – finish approximately 9.00pm

Telephone number: (02920) 250350 (for enquiries)

One Canal Parade is the new building next door and is before the main building if you come down Dumballs Road from the Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) end

Download a pdf map and directions to City Centre Campus