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Bridgestone invests in Toyota-backed U.S. self-driving startup

May Mobility's autonomous cars will feature tire monitoring service

Bridgestone will add its expertise in the monitoring of tire health on the venture.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Top Japanese tire maker Bridgestone will take a minority stake in May Mobility, a U.S. startup that develops technology for self-driving cars and is also backed by Toyota Motor.

Through the partnership, May Mobility will use Bridgestone algorithms that track tire health and predict tread wear.

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