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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 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

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

GoBus.ie achieves exceptional mileage on Michelin tyres

GoBus.ie, Ireland’s first non-stop motorway coach service between Galway and Dublin City, has achieved exceptional mileage on a set of Michelin X MultiWay 3D Z tyres fitted to the drive axle, reaching an impressive 542,000km on one of its Volvo 9700 coaches.   The customer specifies Michelin tyres as original equipment across the fleet, with tyres on

Michelin’s new Primacy 4 tyre cut costs

Michelin’s new Primacy 4 tyre range could dramatically cut costs for fleet owners, lasting an average 11,000 miles longer than those manufactured by direct competitors. Furthermore, the Primacy 4 provides a high level of performance on dry and wet roads, from the first use until worn to the 1.6mm legal wear indicator. Jonathan Layton, Head

Michelin solutions wins pan-European tyre management contract

Michelin solutions has been awarded a major contract with XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, to provide a tailored tyre management solution across nearly 80 per cent of its 17,000-strong European fleet. The three-year agreement marks one of the largest and most complex commercial vehicle tyre contracts in the sector

New Michelin Pilot Sport 4

Michelin Pilot Sport 4 is an excellent example of Michelin Total Performance – the manufacturer’s no compromise ethos that leads to continual improvement across every performance criteria. It also 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 world.

Addison Lee reduces tyre bill with Michelin

Business class car service Addison Lee, which operates the UK’s largest passenger car fleet, has reduced its annual tyre bill by 20 per cent after adopting a Michelin CrossClimate+ policy, managed by Universal Tyre and Autocentres. Addison Lee began specifying CrossClimate tyres – the world’s first summer tyre with full winter certification – shortly after

New Michelin Stars to be revealed

Restaurants in Great Britain and Ireland receiving prestigious new Michelin Stars will be revealed at a live event on Monday, October 2. The unveiling of the new Stars will coincide with the publication of the Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland 2018 and it is expected to attract top chefs and key food industry figures