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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,

New Alpine A110 equipped with Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tyres

At the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, 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

Michelin unveils wireless Tyre Detection System

Michelin has unveiled its wireless Tyre Detection System ahead of the MotoGP season opener in Doha. The wireless Tyre Detection System operate using wireless technology and will assist in identifying which tyre each rider is using. The system will operate through every wheel having a Tyre Air Pressure Sensor (TAPS) fitted to it with a

Michelin ready for MotoGP opener

Michelin has completed the three pre-season MotoGP™ tests and now the French tyre company has its sights firmly set on the first race of the year at Losail in Qatar later this month where several rule changes and new technologies will be introduced. Following Michelin’s 2016 re-introduction into MotoGP after a seven-year absence, the Clermont-Ferrand

Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres OE on 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

Michelin OE on Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar

Aston Martin has announced at the Geneva Motor Show that it will equip all of its Valkyrie hypercars with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 ultra-high performance tyres in 265/35 ZR20 front and 325/30 ZR21 rear sizes. Blurring the line between motorsport and road tyres, the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 is the latest generation of

Michelin is embedding RFID microchips in its truck tyres

Smart and connected truck tyres can now easily be identified and provide information on tyre pressure, temperature, wear, etc. For distributors, connected Michlein tyres are an effective way to promote product performance and gain the trust of fleet managers. Information such as temperature, pressure, ID number, and location on the vehicle is all necessary to

Michelin Auto Professional dealerships boost net results with digital training sessions

Tyre dealerships have crowned their new ‘Online Champions’ at two free digital training sessions hosted by Michelin, which is helping retailers boost sales and profits through internet optimisation. Representatives of 20 Michelin Auto Professional dealerships attended one of two training events, held jointly in Stoke-on-Trent and Dublin. They mark the first of several initiatives planned

New Michelin X Force ZL off road tyre

Operators of military and civilian all-terrain trucks, including airport fire tenders, can enjoy a significant payload advantage thanks to Michelin’s new X Force ZL – off-road, deep tread tyres with the highest tyre load-carrying capacity on the market. Designed for commercial vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 7-13 tonnes, the new X Force ZL

Ambulance Service get to grips with Michelin CrossClimate+ tyres

Michelin CrossClimate+ tyres are helping the North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust save money and boost mobility, after selecting the unique summer tyre with winter capabilities for its 160-strong ‘rapid response’ paramedic fleet. By rolling-out CrossClimate+ tyres on its mixed fleet of Škoda Octavia and Volkswagen Passat rapid response vehicles, the service is benefitting from