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New Michelin Road 5 – next-generation safety and enjoyment

Michelin has taken the performance of its sport radial tyre range to an even higher level with the new Michelin Road 5. This exciting newcomer builds on the reputation of the Michelin Pilot Road 4, the European sport touring tyre market’s undisputed benchmark. Wet-weather grip is exceptional throughout the tyre’s life. In fact, the Michelin

Michelin Pilot Sport 4 – perfect balance of pleasure and safety

The Michelin Pilot Sport 4 is the ideal tyre for drivers of powerful saloons and sports cars – with the perfect balance between pleasure and performance. Michelin Pilot Sport 4 highlights Michelin’s track to street philosophy, using motorsport as a laboratory and transferring competition innovations to road cars for the benefit of drivers across the

4 in 10 motorists using “dangerous” or “very dangerous” tyres

Almost 40 per cent of cars in the UK are running on at least one tyre that is “dangerously” or “very dangerously” under-inflated. In addition to the serious safety issue that is, Irish used car buyers need to add this to their checklist. The figures come after Michelin and Kwik Fit inspected more than 500

Micheclin launches restructure plans

Michelin has launched a previously announced restructuring that will reform the business into 10 newly created regions worldwide. The set-up will deliver a stronger focus on customers’ needs, simplified procedures and expanded digital services and processes, the French tire maker said. The new structure also is intended to reflect the similar needs of customers within

Michelin’s X Tweel SSL airless tyre and wheel combination makes UK debut

Michelin’s X Tweel SSL airless tyre and wheel combination will be making its UK public debut at this year’s LAMMA Show. For several years, Michelin has sold its range of Tweel products for mowing, agricultural and industrial applications in North America – but the tyre giant’s fitment for skid steer loaders will be the first

Michelin solutions launches four digital services for the road transport industry

Michelin solutions has launched four innovative digital services for the road transport industry designed to maximise efficiency by making easy work of laborious tasks and incentivising staff. The suite of apps – MyInspection, MyTraining, MyRoadChallenge and MyBestRoute – will spur on drivers, driver trainers and engineering staff to reach higher levels of performance, reduce operating

Michelin ONCall comes to aid of Dungannon haulier

Michelin’s ONCall breakdown assistance service came to the rescue of Dungannon-based general and heavy haulage company Rice Continental, after one of its vehicles suffered a tyre failure and slow puncture while on a mammoth 3,800-mile journey to Baku in Azerbaijan. The truck was part of a three-vehicle convoy transporting two rescue vessels and two davits

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 motorists would fit tyres designed specifically for winter conditions with compounds that remain flexible to improve grip and braking. In this respect, the launch recently of

Michelin X Line Energy tyres best for fuel efficiency

Michelin X Line Energy tyres have been hailed the best for long distance fuel efficiency after tests revealed a truck and trailer running on the fuel-saving tyres will save an average 1.4 litres per 100km. That equates to an annual saving of up to £1,670 and a reduction of 5 tonnes of CO2 emissions based

Anglian Water reaps benefits of Michelin’s ‘Fill Up With Air’ tyre safety campaign

Anglian Water is reaping the benefits of Michelin’s ‘Fill Up With Air’ tyre safety campaign, registering its best ever performance at the annual pressure check event. Since 2011, staff at the utilities company have undergone voluntary tyre inflation tests at various business premises – and, most notably this year, 63 per cent are driving cars

Michelin X Line Energy tyres best for fuel efficiency

Michelin X Line Energy tyres have been hailed the best for long distance fuel efficiency after tests revealed a truck and trailer running on the fuel-saving tyres will save an average 1.4 litres per 100km. That equates to an annual saving of up to £1,670 and a reduction of 5 tonnes of CO2 emissions based on