Newsroom Michelin

2019
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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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17
June
2019
| 11:45 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin is introducing a completely new generation of tyre for the earthmover market which has been designed to extend tyre life, improve traction and deliver better comfort and stability versus the generation of products they replace. Optimised ...
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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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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...
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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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30
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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15
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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27
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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26
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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14
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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11
March
2019
| 11:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Commercial Vehicle Show, NEC, Birmingham, Stand 5D20 (c/o RHA), Hall 5 (30 April – 2 May 2019) Michelin is joining forces with the Road Haulage Association (RHA) to exhibit its latest generation connected tyre technologies from a dedicated Micheli...
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01
March
2019
| 12:07 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin is looking to attract the stars of the future as it opens applications for its annual apprenticeship programme at its Stoke-on-Trent site. The company has five places available for trainees in its 2019 intake, with roles in engineering an...
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28
February
2019
| 11:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has launched its new RoadBib tyres onto the original equipment and replacement markets, following nearly two years of extensive end-user testing with agricultural contractors across Europe. The tyres stand out for being the first fitments...
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25
February
2019
| 11:07 Europe/Amsterdam
Family-owned haulier Ronnie S Evans has signed its entire fleet of trailers up to Michelin’s Effitrailer programme, after a successful eight-month trial projected savings of £45,000. After being fitted to an initial 15 assets, Michelin’s dedicated...
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13
February
2019
| 14:14 Europe/Amsterdam
Employees at Michelin in Stoke-on-Trent are joining forces to raise funds for their selected 2019 charity partner, the Dougie Mac. Michelin staff carry out extensive fundraising activities each year and comfortably exceeded the £10,000 target for ...
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13
February
2019
| 14:06 Europe/Amsterdam
A year of fundraising by Michelin, Stoke, has raised a phenomenal £75,535 for the children and young people, and their families, who rely on The Donna Louise Hospice. The Stoke site chose The Donna Louise as its charity of the year for 2018 and em...
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30
January
2019
| 12:13 Europe/Amsterdam
Armstrong Richardson, along with its sister company C&C Horse Transport, is moving its 50-strong truck fleet to a 100 per cent Michelin new and Remix tyre policy, after a side-by-side comparison projected savings of more than £60,000 a year. The a...
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22
January
2019
| 15:21 Europe/Amsterdam
Hinckford Farming has praised Michelin’s “excellent support” after replacing a rubber tracked crawler with a Claas Xerion 5000 fitted with a set of the manufacturer’s Ultraflex high volume AxioBib tyres. The arable farm had been using tracks for m...
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10
January
2019
| 10:38 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin today announces Silverfish as the new distributor of their bicycle ranges throughout the UK and the Republic of Ireland in an exciting new partnership deal. This agreement marks a consolidation to a single exclusive distributor arrangement, ...
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2018
18
December
2018
| 10:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin will headline sponsor the ACU British Enduro Championship next year, and as such the event will be known as the 2019 ACU Michelin British Enduro Championship. Partnering with the ACU Trials and Enduro committee, Michelin is ready to build...
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14
December
2018
| 15:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Scottish Borders Council is readying itself for the winter with a move to fitting Michelin’s specialist XDW Ice Grip tyres across its fleet of gritters – after trial sets proved their worth during the Beast from the East. During the challenging co...
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