Newsroom Michelin

2019
05
November
2019
| 11:07 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has expanded its popular X Multi range of regional truck tyres, with the introduction of two new multi-position sizes, intended primarily for fitment on the front steer axle. The 315/60 R22.5 X Multi Z is ideal for vehicles requiring maxi...
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October
2019
| 12:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Moray-based bulk haulier WJ&J Green has eliminated all instances of trailer tyre failures after signing a five-year Michelin EffiTires tyre management contract, which includes the roll-out of Michelin’s EffiTrailer telematics system. It marks a re...
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23
October
2019
| 13:29 Europe/Amsterdam
Thoresby Farming has more than doubled the productivity of its main cultivating tractor after upgrading to a Fendt 1050 featuring VarioGrip technology. The flagship Fendt was specified from the factory on a set of AxioBib IF 710/60 R38 and IF 900/65 ...
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22
October
2019
| 17:59 Europe/Amsterdam
A Staffordshire contract cleaning company is moving into new markets following a £50,000 cash injection from Michelin Development. Cheadle-based Moorland Contract Cleaning is using the funding to launch a new division, providing janitorial supplie...
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16
October
2019
| 11:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has launched the next-generation version of its popular 315/70 R22.5 X Line Energy multi-position tyre, commonly specified on the steer axles of Euro VI tractor units. The new 315/70 R22.5 X Line Energy Z2 – ‘Z’ meaning multi-position, an...
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14
October
2019
| 15:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Cooper Brothers has moved its wholesale delivery fleet to a Michelin Agilis CrossClimate policy after a trial discovered the tyres outlasted rival fitments by more than 15,000 miles. The family-owned business has been selling and fitting tyres acr...
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10
October
2019
| 10:59 Europe/Amsterdam
An Antrim-based manufacturer is expanding following a £40,000 cash injection from Michelin Development. In the last 12 months, Macpac Refuse Bodies has seen its order book increase by 50 per cent – and is on target to repeat the same double-digit ...
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07
October
2019
| 19:46 Europe/Amsterdam
The full list of Michelin-Starred restaurants, including all additions and deletions, as well as details of Bib Gourmands, is in the "Downloads" section on this page   The Michelin Great Britain & Ireland Stars for 2020 have been unveiled t...
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04
October
2019
| 16:13 Europe/Amsterdam
Flintshire-based Buckley Tyre Service has been named the best tyre dealer in the UK after picking up the hotly contested Tyre Retailer of the Year Award at last night’s National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA) Awards. The independent dealersh...
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03
October
2019
| 11:50 Europe/Amsterdam
RG Contracting plans to move its entire fleet onto Michelin XeoBib agricultural tyres after being hugely impressed with the fitments specified on nine new John Deere tractors. The Scottish farming business spends a lot of time transferring heavy s...
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19
September
2019
| 15:54 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has won a five-year tyre management contract with Wincanton, the largest British logistics firm, in a deal believed to be one of the most significant commercial vehicle tyre contracts signed this year. The agreement was secured following ...
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12
September
2019
| 13:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has expanded its network of accredited dealers in Scotland with the addition of three new Michelin Auto Professional (MAP) centres north of the border. Abbotsinch Tyres & Exhausts, in Kilmarnock, Skidz, in Falkirk, and Stewartry Tyres New...
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30
July
2019
| 11:12 Europe/Amsterdam
Buckinghamshire-based Energy Generator Hire has become the first customer in the UK to specify Michelin’s CrossGrip tyre, fitting nine JCB telehandlers with the new multi-purpose fitment that is designed for operation on roads, grass and in the snow....
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18
July
2019
| 11:36 Europe/Amsterdam
Businesses could be extending their tyre replacement intervals and taking advantage of greater efficiency savings if company car and van drivers were encouraged to take greater care of their tyres, advises Michelin’s fleet team. The tyre manufactu...
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27
June
2019
| 16:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Boughey Distribution, part of NWF Group, is rolling out Michelin’s EffiTrailer telematics system across all 236 trailers in its fleet. The move follows a trial organised by local Michelin advocate dealer Quinton Tyres, which demonstrated the potentia...
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27
June
2019
| 15:39 Europe/Amsterdam
Members of the Michelin Fleet Panel have requested Transport Select Committee member and MP for Stoke-On-Trent South, Jack Brereton, to seek clarity from the government on tax changes in preparation for the introduction of the Worldwide harmonised Li...
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21
June
2019
| 01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
A Staffordshire-based chartered surveyors’ practice is expanding following a £35,000 cash injection from Michelin Development. Stoke-on-Trent-based Mounsey Chartered Surveyors has already taken on three new employees, with further job creation exp...
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18
June
2019
| 01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
                      Pupils from across Ballymena sampled the world of enterprise at an event that brought the education and business communities together to inspire a culture of entrepreneurship for young people...
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13
June
2019
| 10:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin is launching a new CargoXBib High Flotation trailer tyre, with four VF-rated sizes designed to keep soil compaction to an absolute minimum. The VF 650/55 R26.5, VF 600/55 R26.5, VF 710/50 R26.5 and VF 750/60 R30.5 utilise the latest Miche...
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29
May
2019
| 15:14 Europe/Amsterdam
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...
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May
2019
| 11:55 Europe/Amsterdam
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. Haig Hamilton, who oversees more than 3,000 acres of land, inves...
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08
May
2019
| 12:33 Europe/Amsterdam
South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is upgrading its fleet of more than 350 ambulances to a Michelin Agilis CrossClimate tyre policy, in a move to ensure it operates on tyres delivering the best possible performance throughout the...
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08
May
2019
| 12:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Spalding-based RP Worth & Son, which farms just under 1,000 acres of wheat and potatoes, has unlocked a major improvement in tyre performance after acting on the recommendations of its local Michelin Account Manager. Ian Whitwell visited the custo...
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April
2019
| 13:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin is expanding its X Multi family of truck tyres, with the launch of the new X Multi HD (heavy-duty) D (drive) tyre in 315/80 R22.5 and 315/70 R22.5 sizes. Targeted towards solid bulk, agricultural and specialist transport operators – inclu...
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April
2019
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Soltyre has gained Michelin’s agricultural seal of approval for its new Airdrie dealership, marking a major achievement for the tyre specialist with all three branches now members of the pan-European Michelin Exelagri network. Soltyre’s Airdrie br...
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12
April
2019
| 11:47 Europe/Amsterdam
DB Distribution has rolled out a full Michelin policy across its 15-strong light commercial vehicle fleet after it was won over by improved tyre life and reduced downtime during a trial. The fleet supports a contract with FedEx, delivering parcels...
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09
April
2019
| 17:13 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin Auto Professional (MAP) UK dealers have been told improving the overall experience of their customers is more important than ever, in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Business owners and senior managers from 16 independent dealer ...
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March
2019
| 12:30 Europe/Amsterdam
North Wales Fire and Rescue Service is to fit Michelin tyres across its 100 heavy fire appliances, mirroring a policy operated by the two other Fire and Rescue Authorities in Wales. The move marks the service’s first major change in tyre policy fo...
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March
2019
| 10:05 Europe/Amsterdam
Aberystwyth-based Huw Lewis Tyres has become the first Michelin Auto Professional (MAP) dealer to benefit from bespoke new training being made available to the network. This sees Michelin delivering custom on-site coaching in a ‘real-world’ environme...
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March
2019
| 15:19 Europe/Amsterdam
Cockburnspath-based R&C Crichton has become the first farmer in Scotland to specify Michelin’s new RoadBib tyres – designed to provide high performance, longevity and traction on machines used intensively on the road. Jamie Crichton specified the ...
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