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Success on all fronts for Michelin

Michelin triumphed on all fronts in the 2013 Dakar to celebrate its official comeback to the event in the ‘cars’ category, following its last appearance – and victory – in 2001.

Michelin launches new motorcycle tyre range

Michelin has welcomed 2013 with a new range of motorcycle tyres now available in Ireland. First up is the new Michelin Pilot Power 3 which is a sports tyre that replaces the Michelin Power Pure.

Kit-Kats roll on Michelin’s X One tyres MaxiTrailer tyres

Four years after trialling its first Montracon trailer with Michelin’s new X One MaxiTrailer tyres, Nestlé Customer Logistics reports that 25 per cent of its 200-strong tri-axle ‘Cooliner’ fleet is operating on the uniquely sized 445/45 R 22.5 tyres.

Kinkead gets OBE

Paul Kinkead, Head of Environment and Protection at Michelin’s truck tyre plant in Ballymena, has been awarded an OBE in The New Year’s Honours List for services to environmental protection in Northern Ireland.

New Michelin Motorcycle Tyres

Michelin has released some details of its new motorcycle tyres for 2013 Michelin Power SuperSport: a hypersport tyre which replaces the Michelin Power One Track – available from January 2013.

Michelin training instructor tackles tyre safety in Tanzania

Michelin Training Instructor Carl Williams swapped the Michelin Training Centre in Stoke-on-Trent for the sweltering humidity of Dar es Salaam earlier this month, as part of a two week secondment in Tanzania, with road transport charity Transaid.

Michelin’s contribution to road safety recognised

Michelin’s contribution to raising awareness of road safety has been recognised at a prestigious lunch held in London, to celebrate the Company winning the Prince Michael International Road Safety Award.

Michelin Power CL tops comparative tests

A Market Harborough-based plant hire company is convinced of the value of specifying Michelin Power CL tyres after running a comparative test with a rival brand.

SITA UK chooses Michelin

Recycling and resource management company SITA UK is switching to Michelin tyres across its fleet of 1,400 vehicles thanks to an innovative shared-risk pricing model developed by Michelin.

Michelin Xeobibs last 9,000 hours

A Dorset-based agricultural contractor has finally replaced a set of Michelin XeoBib tyres after almost 9,000 hours in service. Blandford-based Pro-Ag Services specified a set of 600/60 R30 and 710/60 R42 XeoBib tyres as original equipment on a Fendt 820 tractor back in 2007.

Travelstar European chooses Michelin

Walsall-based coach operator Travelstar European expects to save thousands of pounds in running costs after becoming one of the first coach fleets to fit Michelin’s new 295/80 R 22.5 X MultiWay 3D tyres, following their UK launch in September 2012.