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Irish tyre fitters first to complete Michelin course

Two Irish tyre fitters, David Potts from A One Tyres in Dromore, Co. Down and Matthew Frazer from Carryduff Tyre Centre, also in Co. Down, have become the first to complete Michelin’s new Licensed Retail Tyre Technician course. They were part of a group of 16 technicians from the UK and Ireland who undertook the two-day course

EPO awards two Michelin researchers

The European Patent Office (EPO) has awarded two Michelin researchers with the European inventor award 2018 in the industry category Agnès Poulbot and Jacques Barraud, who work for Michelin developed an auto-regenerating tyre that increases tyre durability and performance and significantly decreases fuel consumption and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. The design saves around 3 tonnes of

Technicians complete Michelin’s new Licensed Retail Tyre Technician course

Eight technicians representing Michelin Auto Professional dealers across the UK and Ireland have become the first to complete Michelin’s new Licensed Retail Tyre Technician course – with a further eight scheduled to take part in July. The group of 16 are undertaking the two-day course as part of Michelin’s Tyre Academy 2018 – a series

Michelin receives German Innovation Award

Michelin has received the coveted German Innovation Award from the German Design Council for its Long Lasting Performance Strategy. The award, in the Transportation category, is in recognition of Michelin’s clear stance against the principle of programmed obsolescence – the intentional reduction of product lifespan to the detriment of the climate, resources and consumer budgets.

Tipperary haulier chooses Michelin

Owner driver Daìre Maher has switched to Michelin’s X-Multi range of tyres on his truck after costly fuel bills prompted him to remove a competitor set with 13mm tread remaining. Tipperary-based Maher is reaping the money-saving benefits of his premium fitments following the expense of running his Scania R560 on competitor tyres that had added

Wheel-Safe launches ew easy-to-fit tyre pressure management system

UK technology company Wheely-Safe has launched a new easy-to-fit tyre pressure management system (TPMS) for car, van, minibus, plant and trailer operators designed to make it simple for both drivers and fleet managers to keep on top of tyre pressures. The company claims its first fleet-focused product, Wheely-Safe Light, is the industry’s answer to the

Andrew French appointed to lead Michelin solutions in the UK & Ireland

Michelin has appointed Andrew French, 38, as Director of Services and Solutions for the UK, Ireland and Nordics, giving him direct responsibility for Michelin solutions – which manages the tyres on more than 80,000 buses, coaches and trucks in these markets. As well as heading a team looking after some of Michelin’s biggest European customers,

Michelin launches first fuel saving tyre for regional transport

Michelin has launched a brand-new tyre range aimed at regional haulage operations where fleet bosses place a priority on fuel saving. The introduction of the Michelin X Multi Energy marks the first time the company has launched a dedicated fuel-saving tyre outside of the typical long-distance trunking sector. Its arrival is the next step in

New tyre and wheel driver alert safety systems from Michelin Fit2Go

Michelin Fit2Go & Michelin Wheely safe systems will be exhibiting their newly patented tyre and wheel, driver alert safety systems for wheel loss, brake / hub temperature and tyre pressure issues at the CV Show in Birmingham. With the “Search and Assign” Patent, there is now need for programming, as the sensors Auto Pair at

Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres for new Ferrari 488 Pista

All the new Ferrari 488 Pista supercars which  roll off the production line will be fitted with specially developed Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 K2 ultra-high-performance tyres;  245/35 ZR20 front and 305/30 ZR20 rear. Specifically designed for the Ferrari 488 Pista, which featured at the recent Geneva Motor Show, the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2

Michelin out performs competition in Hendrick European tyre test

Comprehensive tyre tests carried out by Irish haulier Hendrick European saw Michelin achieve double the mileage of three major competitors. The trial began when the Dublin-based company took delivery of four new Krone Euroliner trailers, each fitted with a different brand of 385/65 R22.5 original equipment tyres – including X Multi T tyres on the