Michelin is celebrating 25 years since it launched the first radial motorcycle tyres for use on the road.
Northallerton-based Prestons of Potto is seeing the direct benefits of a move from 295/80 R 22.5 drive axle tyres to 315/80 R 22.5 fitments, after the highest mileage tractor unit in an initial 20-vehicle trial clocked-up 524,137 km before its Michelin XDN2 Grip drive tyres needed replacing.
At a time when European tyre labelling legislation means that manufacturers have to display their tyre grades, Michelin is reaffirming its commitment to delivering the best performance balance in each of its tyre ranges.
As proud sponsor of the Goodwood Festival of Speed Supercar Paddock, Michelin has teamed up with British racing driver Tim Harvey to put on a show of high-velocity entertainment at the UK’s flagship automotive and motorsport event, which runs from 28 June to 1 July 2012.
Michelin’s innovative Active Wheel technology, along with other mobility-related innovations from the tyre manufacturer, will appear in the FoS Tech Pavilion at the Goodwood Festival of Speed next week.
Following more than six billion kilometres of testing involving 50,000 tyres over seven years, Michelin is taking the first steps to combine the introduction of a Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chips in tyres for large commercial vehicle fleets.
Farmers and contractors can access detailed tyre information online, following the launch of a dedicated Michelin farming website for the UK and Ireland.
Michelin is providing a rare glimpse into the behind-the-scenes action that goes into each 24 Hours of Le Mans race. Michelin has produced an exclusive video that provides insight into what the Audi team experiences in the run up to, during and after the iconic race, which takes place over the weekend of the 16-17
At a time when European tyre labelling legislation means that manufacturers have to display their tyre grades, Michelin is reaffirming its commitment to delivering the best performance balance in each of its tyre ranges. Michelin supports the introduction of the new European tyre label, which is designed to provide consumers with practical information about three
To celebrate its sponsorship of the Supercar Paddock at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, Michelin has been polling its Facebook fans on their favourite supercars of the 80s, 90s and 2000s.