A family owned and run motorcycle racing team competing in the British Superbike Championship has replaced the Michelin steer tyres on its 1995 Mercedes-Benz 814 transporter after more than 300,000km in service.
Staffordshire-based N.S. Clarke Transport has specified Michelin tyres as original equipment across its 30 new Volvo FH 6×2 500hp tractor units, praising the tyre company for its impressive price per kilometre running costs.
The Michelin Alpin 6 has been designed to perform in the most extreme conditions. The tyre maker says the Alpin 6 is packed with technology that keeps it working effectively down to the 1.6mm minimum legal tread depth, whatever the weather.
The new Porsche Panamera, fitted with specially developed Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres, has set a new lap record for ‘executive cars’ on the 20.832-kilometre Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit in Germany, posting a time of 7 minutes 29.81 seconds.
Michelin has introduced its latest agricultural tyre technology in Northern Ireland, with the launch of ‘Zen@Terra’ for high-powered tractors – enabling farmers to easily adjust tyre pressures for heavy road and field work.
When Michelin introduced the first CrossClimate tyre a few years ago, it heralded a new all-season category, and I for one was won over. There followed the CrossClimate + and the CrossClimate SUV and now we have news that the CrossClimate 2 will be along soon. Rivals such as Bridgestone caught up in this category and Michelin is