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Bridgestone Enters Joint Research Project to Help People Board Buses Easier

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) said it is entering a joint-research project with Yokohama National University and the Japan Transportation Planning Association aimed at improving curb docking. By making it possible for bus tires to more closely approach curbs, the gaps between boarding entrances and bus stops can be minimized. A concept for a next-generation curb docking system and road edge design...

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Yokohama Rubber Offers Saplings for Kakegawa Tree-planting Festival

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) recently provided 775 saplings for the Kakegawa Shiosai Tree-planting Festival, held on June 11 in the city of Kakegawa, Shizuoka Prefecture. Fifty-eight employees of the company also volunteered their time to help out. This is the second year in a row that Yokohama Rubber has offered saplings as a form of reforestation assistance to prevent...

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