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2020
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November
2020
| 11:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Farrall’s Group is moving its entire fleet of 65 trucks and 100 trailers onto a Michelin tyre policy. The decision follows a trial organised by local Michelin advocate dealer Quinton Tyres, which demonstrated the sustainability advantages of the Mich...
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10
November
2020
| 11:15 Europe/Amsterdam
An arable farm in Ireland has seen significant improvements to its soil health since moving its tractor fleet onto Michelin Ultraflex technology tyres.Coolcroo Farm, in Tipperary, used to run a mix of competitor brands but switched to Michelin follow...
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22
October
2020
| 13:06 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin says tyres from its X Line Energy range – designed for fleets seeking the lowest possible carbon footprint – were fitted to two Volvo trucks which have set new fuel efficiency records on demanding press road tests in the UK. Earlier this ...
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October
2020
| 13:10 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has launched a new web portal giving commercial vehicle customers quick and direct access to expert online tyre advice, the latest promotions, services and news about its tyre range. Michelin MyPortal replaces Michelin MyAccount, launched...
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October
2020
| 10:08 Europe/Amsterdam
Lee Hulme has been appointed Michelin’s UK Distribution Channel and Programme Manager, in a significant new role overseeing the manufacturer’s four accredited dealer networks for the motorcycle, car, agricultural and commercial vehicle sectors. Th...
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September
2020
| 11:40 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has extended its X Multi truck tyre range, popular for regional haulage, with the addition of 315/80 R22.5 X Multi Z (multi-position) and X Multi D (drive) fitments. It is also introducing two new 385/65 R22.5 high load carrying capacity tyr...
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September
2020
| 13:05 Europe/Amsterdam
John Sutch Cranes has confirmed it will specify Michelin tyres across its fleet of mobile cranes, tractor units, trailers and rigid trucks, after a trial set of Michelins covered more than twice the distance normally seen from the firm’s previous tyr...
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10
September
2020
| 12:08 Europe/Amsterdam
A family owned and run motorcycle racing team competing in the British Superbike Championship has replaced the Michelin steer tyres on its 1995 Mercedes-Benz 814 transporter after more than 300,000km in service. The truck is used to carry the team an...
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03
September
2020
| 12:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Staffordshire-based N.S. Clarke Transport has specified Michelin tyres as original equipment across 30 new Volvo FH 6x2 500hp tractors joining its fleet, praising the tyre company for its impressive pence per kilometre running costs. The new vehic...
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18
August
2020
| 10:49 Europe/Amsterdam
Mid Beds Tyres is benefiting from improved traction and an increased range of up to 40 miles per tank of fuel, since replacing the original equipment tyres on its MAN TGE 4x4 van, with a set of Michelin Agilis CrossClimates. The mobile tyre fittin...
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12
August
2020
| 13:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin is introducing its latest agricultural tyre technology into the UK with the launch of Zen@Terra for high-powered tractors – enabling farmers to easily adjust tyre pressures for heavy road and field work. Designed specifically for fitment ...
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21
July
2020
| 16:25 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has introduced a next generation version of its popular MachXBib agricultural tyres, with a revised tread pattern that improves endurance, traction and resistance to stubble damage – amongst a host of other performance benefits. Ideal for...
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14
July
2020
| 10:59 Europe/Amsterdam
FG Pryor & Son has chosen an identical set of VF 380/85 R34 149A8/B TL Michelin YieldBib tyres for its Bateman RB35 sprayer, after being hugely impressed with the performance of the original equipment rubber. The sprayer is primarily used to suppo...
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07
July
2020
| 15:10 Europe/Amsterdam
In the 12 months ending 30 June 2020, Michelin received just 769 eligible claims for damage under its free accidental damage guarantee – from nearly 120,000 entitled truck and bus tyres sold in the UK and Ireland. Michelin says the claim rate of j...
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07
July
2020
| 11:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin is urging farmers to pay close attention to the health and condition of their tyres as they head into the harvest season. Gordon Brookes, Customer Engineering Support Manager at Michelin, explains: “We would always recommend a thorough in...
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June
2020
| 15:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin is now supplying tyres for BNP Paribas Rental Solutions’ UK fleet, as part of a new agreement with one of Europe’s largest asset finance, leasing and rental specialists. The deal sees Michelin’s Services & Solutions division supplying all...
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19
June
2020
| 11:54 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin is supplying more than 2,000 tyre dealerships across the UK and Ireland with COVID-19 safety kits to help implement standardised hygiene practices for employees and customers, as the demand for tyres in all sectors begins to increase. The...
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17
June
2020
| 10:23 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin is launching the TrailXBib – a brand new range of agricultural tyres for trailers, spreaders and slurry tankers. Designed with a robust VF (Very High Flexion) casing and a deep tread for greater endurance and longevity, the TrailXBib uses...
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16
June
2020
| 13:02 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin staff have produced thousands of protective face masks to help keep colleagues, customers and the community safe in the Covid-19 pandemic. The tyre manufacturer set up a temporary manufacturing centre at the Michelin Athletic Club, close ...
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02
June
2020
| 11:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has named two National Sales Managers to look after its car tyre business in the retail, wholesale and fleet markets across the UK and Ireland. The move sees Andrew Evans appointed to the new role of National Sales Manager B2C – Key Accou...
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June
2020
| 13:43 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has launched its new Agilis 3 summer tyre for light commercial vehicles, bringing peace of mind to operators looking to optimise their costs and reduce their environmental footprint, without compromising on safety. Featuring technology no...
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28
May
2020
| 12:06 Europe/Amsterdam
FreshLinc Group is now running exclusively on Michelin tyres after moving its entire bulk transport fleet onto its existing Effitires tyre management contract with the manufacturer’s Services & Solutions team. Established in 1996, the FreshLinc Gr...
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15
May
2020
| 15:29 Europe/Amsterdam
A farmer in Northern Ireland has been hugely impressed with Michelin’s X Tweel SSL airless tyre and wheel combination – after becoming the first person in the country to put them into operation. William Smyth, who runs a dairy and beef farm in Cou...
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29
April
2020
| 12:37 Europe/Amsterdam
Saracens Tyres has put any plans to celebrate its 50th anniversary on hold to focus its efforts on helping its customers stay fully operational throughout the coronavirus pandemic. The Michelin Quality Centre-approved dealer is keeping its doors o...
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April
2020
| 15:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Independent parcel carrier Yodel is rolling out a new generation of tyres designed to maximise the safety and mobility of its delivery vans in all weathers, including on dry, wet, icy and snow-covered roads. Michelin Agilis CrossClimate tyres will...
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20
April
2020
| 13:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has issued special guidance for construction plant operators laying up machines for extended periods during the COVID-19 pandemic, with work at many construction sites and infrastructure projects now either halted or operating at significant...
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April
2020
| 17:36 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has issued special guidance for firms parking fleets of cars and vans for extended periods during the COVID-19 pandemic. Brian Porteous, Michelin’s Technical Manager - Car, Van, 4x4 and Government Contracts, has detailed steps to follow b...
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April
2020
| 16:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has issued special guidance for haulage companies and own-account operators parking fleets for extended periods during the COVID-19 pandemic. This follows a survey by the Road Haulage Association which revealed 46 per cent of the UK’s trucks...
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March
2020
| 10:02 Europe/Amsterdam
The Fleet Engineer for transport and storage specialist TP Niven has praised Michelin for its role in ensuring his vehicles can operate at maximum utilisation during these unprecedented times. In an email to Michelin Account Manager Gary Scott, Du...
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March
2020
| 10:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Newton Abbot-based heating oil and fuel specialist Heltor has returned to a full Michelin tyre policy across its fleet of more than 50 commercial vehicles, less than two years after switching to a competing premium brand. Following the move, Helto...
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