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2020
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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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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24
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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01
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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20
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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15
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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08
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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27
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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17
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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05
March
2020
| 12:09 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has reaffirmed its commitment to international development organisation Transaid, the official charity of the transport and logistics industry, after renewing its corporate membership and pledging to fundraise a further £25,000 in cycle chal...
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25
February
2020
| 12:37 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin’s motorcycle partner dealers were given an in-depth market review and briefed on the business’s strategy for the year ahead at the annual Michelin Two-Wheel Conference. Twenty-four senior managers and business owners from independent deal...
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Car
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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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