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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.

Michelin celebrates 25 years of the radial motorcycle tyre

A quarter of a century has passed since 1987 when Michelin launched the first radial motorcycle tyres for use on public roads – three years after they had made their competition debut.

Michelin truck and bus tyre appointment

Michelin has appointed Guy Heywood as Commercial Director of its truck and bus operations in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

New operational sales manager at Michelin

Michelin has appointed Jason Cooper to the position of UK & Republic of Ireland Operational Sales Manager for its truck and bus division.

Tyres account for one tank of fuel in five – Michelin claims

Michelin is pointing to the fuel savings that motorists can make by choosing the correct tyre, as the new tyre labelling regulations come into force. Noting the effect that ‘rolling resistance’ has in impeding a vehicle’s forward movement, Michelin claims that tyres can account for one tank of fuel consumed out of every five tanks

Sheffield chooses Michelin

Sheffield chooses Michelin Southwaite-based timber harvesting, marketing, and haulage company Sheffield & Co. Ltd. has reduced the frequency of annual tyre-related breakdowns from 35 to just two. Its tyres are also lasting longer after working for the last 18 months with Michelin Technical Manager Dan Lamb to adopt a bespoke tyre policy, with different pressures