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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

Gerry Jones Transport chooses Michelin

Gwent-based haulier Gerry Jones Transport, which has operated a Michelin policy for more than 15 years, has become one of the first fleets in the UK to fit Michelin’s newest X Multi D series tyres. The new generation of 315/70 R 22.5 drive tyres were unveiled at the CV Show and deliver up to a

South Western Ambulance Service chooses Michelin

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is completing a roll out of Michelin CrossClimate+ tyres across its 200-car ‘rapid response’ fleet, reducing the number of tyre changes required by its previous winter/summer tyre swap policy. By fitting CrossClimate+ tyres to the all-Škoda Octavia fleet, the Trust also cuts the cost of using a ‘tyre hotel’ for

Michelin BibLoad Hard Surface tyres double tyre life for Germany Farms

Germany Farms, an arable farm and broiler producer, has more than doubled tyre life on its two Claas Scorpion 7045 Varipower Plus telehandlers by switching to Michelin BibLoad Hard Surface tyres. The Nottinghamshire-based company, which farms more than 3,000 acres and produces more than seven million broilers each year, selected the robust fitments on the

Michelin warns fleets on cost of driving on under-inflated tyres

Michelin is warning businesses that the cost of driving on under-inflated tyres has risen over an 18-month period, in line with the cost of fuel.   Tyre pressures have a direct impact on a vehicle’s fuel economy, with under-inflation increasing both fuel usage and carbon emissions, whilst also posing serious safety risks to motorists and

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