Michelin is, and will be, the exclusive worldwide supplier of tyres for the new Ferrari 458 Speciale. In developing the alliance between the new Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 and the new Ferrari sports car, both companies pooled their cutting-edge engineering resources, wheel assembly expertise, passion for performance, measuring technology and the skills and analytical
Michelin has introduced a new size in its classic TB5 range of tyres – which are road legal race tyres. The 17/58-14 or 185/60VR14 is perfect for the Peugeot 205GTi, Volkswagen Golf GTi, Toyota Corolla Gti, Alfa Romeo Alfasud Ti and Ford Escort XR3i, and will offer the ultimate in performance for both track and
Michelin has developed a new version of the Pilot Super Sport for the Porsche Carrera GT, which noticeably enhances the handling of the 1,270 versions of the super sports car built between 2003 and 2006. This new version of the Pilot Super Sport, which replaces the current Pilot Sport PS2 fitment, brings together 10 years
Michelin has launched the new ‘B’ version of its popular Pilot Road 3 sport touring tyre designed specifically large touring bikes including the BMW K1600GT.
Michelin is warning drivers not to become complacent when using new tyre pressure monitoring systems. Welcoming the new electronic safety device – which will be required as a standard fitment on all newly manufactured cars from November 2014 – Michelin’s Head of Fleet Dave Crinson said: “Although it is an excellent tool, there is the
Michelin solutions has launched EFFIFUEL™, an initiative that pledges to reduce fuel consumption for truck fleet managers in Europe.
International logistics specialist Davies Turner estimates it has saved more than £20,000 over two years following a significant decrease in tyre failures after switching to a full Michelin policy for its trailer fleet in July 2011.
Reliable identification of tyres with embedded RFID technology has already shown how it can improve tyre tracking throughout its life cycle.
Following the announcement earlier this month of a strategic partnership between Drayson Racing Technologies and Michelin, Lord Drayson was successful in his bid to break the World Electric Land Speed Record for a car under 1,000kg by posting an average of 204.185mph over two runs completed within one hour.
Michelin’s Head of Fleet Dave Crinson is issuing a warning to drivers against becoming complacent with tyre pressures following the introduction of Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS).
International logistics company Hoyer has extended its Michelin tyre contract across its 400-strong UK tanker fleet following a competitive tender Hoyer, which specialises in bulk liquid distribution of petroleum, food, gas and chemicals across Europe, America and Asia, offered its UK business to three premium manufacturers to ensure it had the safest and most cost-effective