Archive | Michelin

Newsroom Michelin

2020
18
February
2020
| 10:36 Europe/Amsterdam
Flawborough Farms is getting the best from its next-generation Horsch sprayer after switching the original equipment fitments for a set of Michelin high-technology agricultural tyres. The family-run business, in Nottinghamshire, took delivery of t...
Read more
10
February
2020
| 13:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin’s accredited dealer network continues to grow, with new Michelin Quality Centres (MQC) – the new name for members of the Michelin Auto Professional programme – appointed in the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. St Martins Tyre Company,...
Read more
Tags
Car
05
February
2020
| 15:07 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has renewed a five-year tyre contract with Preston-based Huntapac Produce – one of the largest vegetable and salad producers in the UK – following a competitive tender which pitched the manufacturer against rival brands. The Effitires agr...
Read more
Tags
06
January
2020
| 13:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Agricultural contractor RM Simpson is to fit Michelin XeoBib tyres across all its tractors having been hugely impressed by the longevity of the product. The Bradford-based farming company specified VF 710/60 R38 and VF 600/60 R28 Michelin XeoBib t...
Read more
2019
16
December
2019
| 11:47 Europe/Amsterdam
DJ Coaches is to adopt a 100 per cent Michelin policy after in-house tyre data showed that its Michelin tyres typically last up to 140,000 km longer than a premium competitor brand fitted as original equipment to newer vehicles in the fleet. The K...
Read more
Tags
11
December
2019
| 10:56 Europe/Amsterdam
Sonic Rail Services (SRS) is one of the first operators in the country to enjoy the benefits of Michelin’s latest X Multi HD D tyres. The rail infrastructure business is trialling the 315/80 R22.5 fitments on its flagship Volvo FH16 750 tractor un...
Read more
Tags
04
December
2019
| 12:40 Europe/Amsterdam
Midland Tyre Services (MTS) can now offer its customers the best truck tyre management solutions in the market, after its frontline team benefited from a series of in-depth Michelin training courses tailored to its business. MTS, based in Borris-i...
Read more
Tags
02
December
2019
| 13:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Sonic Rail Services (SRS) is moving its entire van fleet to a Michelin Agilis CrossClimate policy after a successful trial highlighted the tyre’s safety benefits and savings potential. The rail infrastructure business – which works on a variety of...
Read more
Tags
Car
28
November
2019
| 11:24 Europe/Amsterdam
York-based Wharram and Kay has hailed Michelin’s latest generation CerexBib 2 tyres for helping it through a rain-soaked harvest. The crop farming operation has been hugely impressed with the performance of the VF 900/60 R38 CFO+ 193A8/B and VF 62...
Read more
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...
Read more
Tags
30
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...
Read more
Tags
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 ...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
Tags
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 ...
Read more
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
Tags
Car
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...
Read more
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 ...
Read more
Tags
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...
Read more
Tags
Car
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....
Read more
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...
Read more
Tags
Car
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...
Read more
Tags
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...
Read more
Tags
Car
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...
Read more
Tags
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...
Read more
Tags
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...
Read more
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...
Read more
Tags
29
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...
Read more