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Michelin first-choice for every UK public sector ambulance service

Every UK public sector ambulance service now fits Michelin tyres on a first-choice policy, with the premium tyres delivering long lasting performance and maximum safety for the lifesaving ‘blue light’ services, whilst helping to deliver better value for the taxpayer. All 10 NHS ambulance services in England have signed a first-choice policy, alongside those of Wales,

Michelin launches tyre pressure management system

Michelin is set to unveil its wireless tyre pressure management system at Automechanika Birmingham from June 6-8. The user-friendly accessory, which is being distributed by Fit2Go, can be installed in under three minutes – helping to give motorists maximum performance, safety and fuel efficiency with the minimum of fuss. The valve-mounted part of the MICHELIN

Massive reduction in tyre bill

Yorkshire-based Coast to Coast Recycling is benefitting from a 75 per cent reduction in its tyre puncture and repair bill after adopting a Michelin CargoXBib High Flotation tyre policy across its fleet of agricultural slurry tankers. The recycling company, whose tankers are on 24/7 emergency call-out, decided to trial the premium fitments on two of

Michelin says no to changing tyres at 3mm tread depth

Michelin says that changing tyres at 3mm is not necessary, is costly and harmful to the environment. The global French tyre brand is rejecting calls from other parts of the tyre industry to increase the minimum legal tread depth from 1.6mm to 3mm. read depths at 1.6mm and increasing accident rates. In addition, changing tyres

Food retailer cuts fuel bill with Michelin

Independent grocery retailer Heron Foods has cut its annual tyre bill by 18 per cent after adopting a full Michelin tyre policy across its 100-strong fleet of trucks and trailers, under a policy managed by ATS Euromaster. The Humberside firm uses its delivery fleet to complete two rounds of multi-drop deliveries to stores each day,

EffiTrailer pilot lights the way for Flogas

Flogas Britain has commenced a six-month pilot project to trial Michelin solutions’ EffiTrailer programme, in a move designed to maximise trailer safety, compliance, and boost efficiency through increased trailer fleet optimisation. Michelin solutions has retrofitted the programme’s telematics to 21 trailers divided across Flogas’ liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker trailer

New Alpine A110 shod with new Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tyres

At the 2017 Geneva Motor Show last month, Alpine presented its new A110 First Edition fitted with Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tyres in 205/40 ZR 18 front and 235/40 ZR 18 rear sizes and following this, all 1,955 production models will also be exclusively equipped with these tyres. When designing the tyres, Michelin’s engineers had to ensure that the

Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres for 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-performance tyres, in 245/35 ZR20 front and 305/30 ZR20 rear sizes. Designed specifically for the Porsche 911 GT3, the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 N1 tyre is the latest

Michelin gives CV Show debut to all-new X Multi tyre

Michelin has commenced replacement of its most popular heavy truck tyre range in the UK and Ireland, with the international show debut of the all-new X Multi tyre line-up. Official testing has shown the next-generation fitments deliver 15-20 per cent more mileage than the current Michelin X MultiWay 3D series, at no extra cost. Designed

Michelin launches Driver CPC training courses

Michelin is launching a series of highly interactive JAUPT accredited Driver CPC training courses designed to significantly improve HGV and PSV drivers’ tyre knowledge and the quality of vehicle walkaround checks. Held at the Michelin Training Centre in Stoke-on-Trent or onsite at customers’ premises, the four half-day workshops were created in collaboration with driver training

Michelin strengthens operations truck and bus tyre team

Michelin’s truck and bus division has strengthened operations in northern Europe, with the heads of its commercial and marketing teams in the UK and Ireland taking on responsibility for Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. The creation of a larger ‘North Europe’ team brings wider expertise and greater resources to staff across all seven countries,