The head of Michelin’s agricultural technical team in the UK and Ireland is advising farmers to focus more time on selecting the right tyres for the rear of their harvesters, rather than putting all the focus on the front axle – as traditionally happens.
Michelin and GM unveiled a prototype of the ‘Uptis’ (Unique Puncture-proof Tyre System), a Michelin-made tyre intended for passenger cars, at the Movin’On Summit earlier this week.
Sean McManus Tyres, an independent dealership in Drogheda Co. Louth, has become the 21st tyre retailer to join the Michelin Auto Professional (MAP) dealer network in Ireland and will now display Michelin Certified Centre signage across its site – to reflect Michelin’s seal of approval.
East Lothian-based J Haig Hamilton & Sons is reaping the rewards after becoming the first farm in Scotland to fit the latest size to join Michelin’s growing range of AxioBib 2 tyres.
Hanson UK has become one of the first businesses in the country to protect its heavy truck fleet with the latest Michelin tyre and wheel safety technology.
Michelin has expanded its popular X Multi T2 tyre range with the launch of four new 17.5” sizes for low platform trailers, such as step frames, car transporters and double-decks. The introduction of 215/75 R17.5, 235/75 R17.5, 245/70 R17.5 and 205/65 R17.5 tyres to the X Multi T2 range enables more fleets to benefit from
Florent Menegaux has succeeded Jean Dominique Senard as Michelin CEO and Managing Chairman.
Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service will move its heavy fire appliances to a 100 per cent Michelin tyre policy, after tests on a laden Scania P280 demonstrated the tyres maintained exceptional grip and stability, even with all safety devices deactivated.
Michelin has appointed Jonathan Layton as National Sales Manager, UK and Republic of Ireland, for the Services and Solutions business line.
Global Michelin licensee, Wheely-Safe secured the Transport Technology of the Year Award for its Michelin Wheel Security and Tyre Pressure Management System (TPMS) Heavy Fleet at the National Technology Awards in London on May 16.
French tyre manufacturer, Michelin has agreed to buy European telematics company Masternaut for an undisclosed amount, but will continue to operate under its own brand as a fully-owned subsidiary within Michelin.