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Michelin develops tyre for first electric Harley-Davidson

Harley-Davidson’s first all-electric motorcycle, the LiveWire, will use the newly custom-designed Michelin Scorcher Sport tyre as OE.

S&J Transport rocks up with new BFGoodrich policy

Family run bulk haulage firm S&J Transport is adopting a 100 per cent BFGoodrich tyre policy across its fleet of rigid and articulated tippers – replacing a practice of fitting budget tyres, which was resulting in frequent tyre damage.

Michelin ventures beyond 300mph with Bugatti

Last month, the Bugatti Chiron became the first near production car to break the 300mph barrier after reaching a speed of slightly over 304mph (490km/h).

Michelin launches Road 5 GT

Michelin has launched the Road 5 GT, a higher performance version of the Road 5. The new tyre is best suited for long distance touring motorcycles,

Michelin Alpin 6 for extreme conditions

The Michelin Alpin 6, available in 58 sizes from 15-17 inches, is packed with technology that keeps the tyre working effectively down to the 1.6mm minimum legal tread depth – whatever the weather.

Suffolk fire service returns to Michelin

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service has returned to fitting Michelin tyres on its heavy fire appliances after receiving positive feedback from other stations across the UK praising the tyres’ exceptional grip and stability in all weather conditions.

GKN develops new Michelin X Tweel wheel

Unveiled in July, the new Michelin X Tweel SSL 2 – the airless tyre solution for skid steers – features a completely new wheel developed and manufactured by GKN Wheels.

Michelin partners with Gran Turismo

Sony has selected Michelin as official tyre technology partner for its Playstation game, Gran Turismo.

High-performance Pilot Sport 4 from Michelin

The award-winning Michelin Pilot Sport 4 is the ideal tyre for drivers of powerful saloons and sports cars – with the perfect balance between pleasure and performance.

Michelin predicts drop in tyre demand this year

French tyre manufacturer, Michelin is predicting that the passenger car and light truck tyre markets will decline by one per cent year-on-year for the full year 2019.

First set of new Michelin CrossGrip tyres fitted

Buckinghamshire-based Energy Generator Hire has become the first customer in the UK to specify Michelin’s CrossGrip tyre, fitting nine JCB telehandlers with the new multi-purpose fitment that is designed for operation on roads, grass and in the snow.