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Michelin the obvious choice for DAF dealer’s demonstrator

Customers putting TBF Thompson’s new DAF XF 510 demonstrator through its paces are experiencing the top-spec tractor’s on-road performance at its very best, thanks to Michelin. The County Antrim-based DAF dealer selected 315/70 R 22.5 steer and drive tyres from Michelin’s X Multi ‘regional’ range as a factory-fitted option for its latest demonstrator. TBF Thompson

Fleet managers advised of benefits of premium tyre policy

Car and light commercial vehicle (LCV) fleet managers working towards the ICFM’s Intermediate and Advanced Diploma Certificates are learning more about the fuel- and cost-saving benefits of a premium tyre policy with help from Michelin. Michelin became one of the first companies to join ICFM’s recently launched Corporate Investor Programme, and the organisation – which is

Michelin introduces new wheeled excavator tyre

Tyre options for wheeled excavators have expanded with the introduction of the ‘Power Digger’ – described by Michelin as ‘the most robust dual-fitment excavator tyre we’ve ever manufactured’. Available both as original equipment and on the replacement market, the new tyre is said by the manufacturer to have been designed to address the main issues operators

Transport company reduces running costs with Michelin

Barnsley’s A Davies Transport has reduced its running costs across its heavy truck fleet after switching from traditional 295/80 tyres to 315/80 fitments that offer greater longevity, on the advice of Michelin’s technical team. The company has opted for the Michelin 315/80 R 22.5 X MultiWay 3D tyres, which offer them a higher mileage potential

Three Irish tyre fitters attend Michelin’s tyre academy

Three Irish tyre fitters assembled in Stoke-on-Trent for the first Michelin Tyre Academy programme of 2017, the aim of which is to improve the consumer experience at their home dealerships. Timothy Elwood of A One Tyres (Dromore, Co. Down), Pearse Trueman of Carryduff Tyres (Co. Down) and Damien Leonard of Ballinasloe Tyre Centre (Galway) joined

Michelin supports farmers with downloadable guide

Michelin is supporting farmers and agricultural contractors with a free downloadable guide; ‘What You Need to Know About Agricultural Tyre Repairs’. The easy-to-understand booklet details the essentials to be aware of before starting an agricultural tyre repair job; from when a repair should be considered, if a temporary repair is suitable and for how long,

Michelin stand at Goodwood Festival of Speed to feature supercar world debuts

Michelin’s main stand at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed features a number of exclusive supercar world debuts, racing car and superbike presentations and opportunities to experience racing simulators for the very first time. The stand, which overlooks the hill climb action at the Goodwood Estate for the Festival of Speed weekend, is the main

Michelin goes the distance for Fairport Containers

UK-based steel waste container specialist Fairport Containers has binned its budget tyre policy and switched to Michelin, after a set of Michelin fitments achieved almost three times the mileage of a budget competitor in a tyre trial. The Michelin 315/70 R 22.5 X MultiWay 3D XDE drive tyres clocked up 382,708 km – travelling more

Michelin unveils new agricultural tyre

Michelin has unveiled a new generation of agricultural tyre, the Michelin RoadBib, co-designed with agricultural contractors and which defines a brand new segment of the market. From launch it will become the first tyre for 200+hp agricultural tractors designed specifically to provide high performance, longevity and traction on machines used intensively on roads. The high-powered

Haulier switches to Michelin after Remix tyres go the distance

Morecambe haulier JM Gorry & Son has switched to a 100 per cent Michelin policy after a trial set of Michelin Remix retreaded tyres outperformed competing brands’ new tyres fitted to identical vehicles. The family run company previously fitted a mix of budget and premium brand tyres. However, they switched to Michelin after the Remix

Michelin solutions seals telematics package deal with DS Smith

Paper and corrugated packaging producer DS Smith is rolling out Michelin solutions’ trailer telematics programme across its entire 207 strong fleet, after reporting zero trailer tyre-related breakdowns during a 40 unit, six-month pilot project. The Effitrailer™ telematics units are being fitted to 207 single-deck SDC Trailers curtain siders as factory-fit original equipment, and delivered as