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Michelin warns on TPMS over reliance

By Padraic Deane Michelin’s Head of Fleet Dave Crinson is issuing a warning to drivers against becoming complacent with tyre pressures following the introduction of Tyre Pressure Monitorin...

Posted 8 years ago

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Proper pressure saves you money – Michelin says

In these tough times, it’s right that motorists would check out every means of saving money. According to Michelin, those who want to keep their cash in their pocket and not waste money need look...

Posted 7 years ago

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Fleet managers urged to take urgent action on tyre pressures

Michelin’s new Head of Fleet is calling on fleet managers to take urgent action over tyre pressures after figures revealed company car drivers are worse than private motorists at maintaining the cor...

Posted 7 years ago

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Michelin unveils new anti-landmine tyre

Michelin has unveiled a new anti-landmine tyre, a product designed to meet the needs of the French Army and the defense systems manufacturer MBDA. As a materials specialist with extensive experienc...

Posted 7 years ago

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A new record for Michelin and Renault

Germany’s Nürburgring racetrack, the international benchmark for demonstrating the performance of the world’s leading sports cars, now has a new world record in the FWD category. A lap time ...

Posted 7 years ago

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Michelin and Audi win the 82nd Le Mans 24 Hours

The 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours provided the 263,300 spectators with an action-packed weekend that included the return of Porsche to endurance racing and an early part of the race marked by changeable ...

Posted 7 years ago

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Michelin expands farm tyre range

Michelin, Ireland last remaining tyre manufacturer, has expanded its range of farm tyres with the unveiling of its CargoXBib high flotation unit for use on trailers and other items of farm machin...

Posted 7 years ago

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Michelin opens world’s first manufacturing plant to build revolutionary airless radial tyre

Michelin has opened its newest plant in North America, which will produce the innovative MICHELIN® X® TWEEL® Airless Radial Tyre™ for commercial applications. An idea first conceived by Michel...

Posted 6 years ago

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Michelin Xeobib tyres plough on

A set of Michelin XeoBib tractor tyres has clocked up more than 2,500 hours of demanding slurry work and the tyres still have two-thirds of their tread remaining. Paul Nixon, who runs Selkirk-based...

Posted 6 years ago

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Michelin to feature prominently in Detroit

Michelin is once again prominently featured on several high profile world premieres and other recently introduced automobiles during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The follo...

Posted 6 years ago

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Winners of Tire Technology International Awards announced

The winners of this year’s Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence have been crowned at a ceremony at Tire Technology Expo. Michelin picked up wins in tw...

Posted 6 years ago

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Michelin Pilot Super Sport for new BMW X5 M and X6 M

BMW has chosen the Michelin Pilot Super Sport as the sole 21-inch fitment for its new high-performance X5 M and X6 M models. From its market launch in early 2015, the BMW X5 M and X6 M fitted with ...

Posted 6 years ago

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Michelin latest new tyre set to be a game changer

“A turning point in tyre history” is the way that Michelin described the pending arrival of their all-new tyre In May of this year. Michelin will launch their CrossClimate in Europe, and it holds ...

Posted 6 years ago

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Michelin connects Ford Focus Electric to the road and digital world

The 2015 Ford Focus Electric will not only be connected to the road by its MichelinEnergy Saver tyres but also to the digital world by the Michelin guides that are pre-loaded onto its SYNC2 in-car con...

Posted 6 years ago

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Michelin unveils innovative concept tyre

Farmers of the future could be specifying tyres with original tread patterns, following the unveiling of what might become the next generation of agricultural tyres from Michelin. The LIFEBIB VF 71...

Posted 6 years ago

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New Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres available for new Audi R8

Michelin has developed a special version of its Pilot Sport Cup 2 ultra-high performance tyre for the new Audi R8. This tyre will be an optional fitment that can be specified by customers and it can b...

Posted 6 years ago

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Michelin tyres help Peugeot to set a new fuel economy record

The new Peugeot 208 1.6L Blue HDI has been equipped with Michelin Energy Saver + tyres as standard. The vehicle managed to cover a distance of 2,152 km with just 43 litres of fuel on the PSA Peugeot C...

Posted 6 years ago

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Dump the junk in your trunk - Michelin urges motorists

Things we carry around needlessly in the boot of our car are costing us dearly in terms of the added fuel consumption and tyre wear it takes to transport the extra weight involved. Latest UK resear...

Posted 6 years ago

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Michelin supports Citroen DS 60th anniversary

Michelin is standing alongside DS enthusiasts to celebrate the brand's 60th anniversary and pursuing this commitment by working with its teams and equipping all models of the DS sold in Europe. Mic...

Posted 6 years ago

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Motor racing-Pirelli, Michelin only bidders for F1 tyre contract

Current suppliers Pirelli have tendered for the next three-year Formula One tyre contract from 2017 with Michelin their only rivals, Pirelli's motorsport head Paul Hembery said on Friday. "We did t...

Posted 6 years ago

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Michelin knows it must win Bernie Ecclestone over in F1 return bid

Michelin motorsport director Pascal Couasnon appreciates winning over a sceptical Bernie Ecclestone is key to the French tyre manufacturer's return to Formula 1. The battle for F1's next tyre-suppl...

Posted 6 years ago

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Michelin introduces new Cross Climate tyre for summer and winter use

A tyre that performs equally well on sun-baked roads in Summer and on snow-covered roads in Winter has been invented by Michelin. Appropriately named Michelin CrossClimate, it is a world-first...

Posted 6 years ago

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Michelin India rolls out tubeless truck tyres

The need for speed and safety will drive the demand for Michelin's tubeless radial tyres among commercial vehicles, according to Nour Bouhassoun, Chairman and President - Africa, India and Middle East...

Posted 6 years ago

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Michelin Unearths Earthmover Management System

Michelin North America has introduced a new generation of earthmover management system - the MEMS Evolution3. The MEMS Evolution3 features the latest TPMS sensor and improved system software that h...

Posted 5 years ago

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Formula One: Tyre spat may prompt switch to Michelin

As Sebastian Vettel lambasted Pirelli after the penultimate-lap failure of his right rear medium-compound tyre cost him a podium finish, and Ferrari defended their gamble in trying to venture into unc...

Posted 5 years ago

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New Michelin Pilot Sport 4 – perfect balance of pleasure and safety

The brand new Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tyre is the ideal tyre for drivers of powerful saloons and sports cars – with the perfect balance between pleasure and performance. The Michelin Pilot Sport 4...

Posted 5 years ago

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Michelin CrossClimate tyres win Van Fleet World Innovation Award

Michelin’s new CrossClimate tyre range has secured its second major fleet award in as many months, being named as winner of the Innovation Award at the Van Fleet World Honours 2016. The award was...

Posted 5 years ago

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Michelin Pilot Sport 4 - Total Performance

The brand new Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tyre is the ideal tyre for drivers of powerful saloons and sports cars – with the perfect balance between pleasure and performance. Michelin Pilot Sport 4 is ...

Posted 5 years ago

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A short history of the Michelin Guide

The Michelin Guide, that red Bible prized by gourmands the world over, is due to offer its take on Singapore's food offerings in July. Singapore is the first Southeast Asian country to get its own ...

Posted 5 years ago

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Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres OE on new Porsche 911 GT3

At the launch of the latest version of the Porsche 911 GT3, eight out of ten cars rolling off the production line will be fitted with specially-developed Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 N1 ultra-high-perfo...

Posted 4 years ago

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Michelin launches new ‘ultra-high performance’ tyre

Michelin, a global leader in manufacturing tyres, has launched the new Pilot Sport 4 S, an ultra-high performance tyre which replaces the Michelin Pilot Super Sport, an industry-leading ultra-high-per...

Posted 4 years ago

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Michelin rejects call to increase minimum worn tyre depth

French tyre giant Michelin has rejected calls from some sections of the tyre industry to increase the legal tread depth of tyres in Europe from 1.6mm to 3mm, citing no direct link between a minimum ty...

Posted 4 years ago

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The case for and against running your tyres to minimum legal depth

It is not every day a company wants to reduce sales of a new product, but that is exactly what Michelin is doing by claiming we are wasting money and fuel by replacing tyres too frequently Fren...

Posted 4 years ago

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Michelin CrossClimate tyres offer new safety benefits and sizes to suit 4x4s and SUVs

With an increasing demand for all-season tyres, combined with the sustained growth in the 4×4 segment, Michelin has updated its award-winning CrossClimate range to offer even more benefits ...

Posted 3 years ago

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Michelin warns fleets on cost of driving on under-inflated tyres

Michelin is warning businesses that the cost of driving on under-inflated tyres has risen over an 18-month period, in line with the cost of fuel. Tyre pressures have a direct impact on a vehicle’...

Posted 3 years ago

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Michelin urges motorists to get a grip this winter

Now is the time to prepare your car for the Winter conditions that lie ahead, tyre manufacturer Michelin advises. In winter, as temperatures head into single figures, the advice is that m...

Posted 3 years ago