Newsroom Michelin (Michelin)

2019
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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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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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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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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2018
22
November
2018
| 11:10 Europe/Amsterdam
Construction and property maintenance specialist Princebuild is rolling out Michelin’s CrossClimate+ and Agilis CrossClimate tyres across its entire 180 cars and vans. The move will ensure its fleet benefits from traction all year round thanks to Mic...
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15
October
2018
| 11:34 Europe/Amsterdam
Shire Aggregates has specified Michelin tyres as original equipment across 12 new MAN 32-tonne 8x4 tippers and adopted a Michelin policy as standard for future tyre purchases after a trial set of Michelin X Works tyres demonstrated it could save more...
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01
October
2018
| 19:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Three new Michelin two-star restaurants and 21 new one-star restaurants unveiled at the launch of the Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland 2019 ...
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28
September
2018
| 11:13 Europe/Amsterdam
A list of all Bib Gourmands, broken down geographically, is avaialble in the "downloads" section of this page Michelin is delighted to announce this year’s Bib Gourmand awards, ahead of the launch of the MICHELIN Guide Great Britain & Ireland ...
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14
September
2018
| 12:40 Europe/Amsterdam
Major logistics provider Grocontinental, an AGRO Merchants Group company, has signed a three-year EFFITIRES™ tyre management contract with Michelin. The deal marks a commitment from the two-time Motor Transport Haulier of the Year to continue fitt...
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07
September
2018
| 11:29 Europe/Amsterdam
Brechin-based Soltyre has become the latest tyre dealer to secure Michelin’s agricultural seal of approval, earning its place within the pan-European Exelagri network. Soltyre’s first centre in Dumfries gained Exelagri accreditation in 2013, and f...
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18
May
2018
| 12:36 Europe/Amsterdam
Owner driver Daìre Maher has switched to Michelin’s X-Multi range of tyres on his truck after costly fuel bills prompted him to remove a competitor set with 13mm tread remaining. Tipperary-based Maher is reaping the money-saving benefits of his pr...
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15
May
2018
| 13:04 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has appointed Andrew French, 38, as Director of Services and Solutions for the UK, Ireland and Nordics, giving him direct responsibility for Michelin solutions – which manages the tyres on more than 80,000 buses, coaches and trucks in these ...
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10
May
2018
| 12:38 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin’s highly-acclaimed CrossClimate+ tyres have helped boost the efficiency of a key Ogilvie Fleet customer that was losing too much time on the road switching between summer and winter fitments. Following the success of a CrossClimate trial ...
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03
May
2018
| 16:04 Europe/Amsterdam
Europe’s leading cardboard and paper recycler, DS Smith, has turned to Michelin solutions to supply, fit and manage the tyres across its 191-strong commercial vehicle recycling fleet, on a three-year contract. The new EFFITIRES™ agreement sees Mic...
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15
February
2018
| 16:32 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin’s X Works rugged tyre range has transformed the fortunes of Scottish oil distributor Carnegie Fuels. The Brechin-based company typically delivers to farms, industrial areas and residential properties that can often only be accessed on roc...
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12
January
2018
| 15:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Almost 40 per cent of cars in the UK are running on at least one tyre that is “dangerously” or “very dangerously” underinflated. The figures come after Michelin and Kwik Fit inspected more than 500 vehicles in Tesco car parks around the UK. Mic...
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09
January
2018
| 16:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin’s X Tweel SSL airless tyre and wheel combination will be making its UK public debut at this year’s LAMMA Show. For several years, Michelin has sold its range of Tweel products for mowing, agricultural and industrial applications in North ...
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2017
30
November
2017
| 12:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Courtney Buses has switched to an all-Michelin policy on a price-per-vehicle (PPV) contract as it strives to further increase the efficiency of its fleet and reduce fuel costs. The Bracknell, Berkshire-based operator has adopted the EFFITIRES™ sol...
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November
2017
| 12:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has been unveiled as the official tyre partner for the Goodwood Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival for a further five years. The deal confirms Michelin as the official tyre brand at the estate’s flagship international motoring events ...
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14
November
2017
| 10:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has announced the acquisition of PTG and Téléflow, both industry leaders in tyre pressure control systems which allow users to monitor and adapt tyre pressures according to the terrain and conditions of use. These acquisitions signal Micheli...
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26
October
2017
| 12:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin X Line Energy tyres have been hailed the best for long distance fuel efficiency after tests revealed a truck and trailer running on the fuel-saving tyres will save an average 1.4 litres per 100km. That equates to an annual saving of up to...
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18
October
2017
| 12:38 Europe/Amsterdam
GoBus.ie, Ireland’s first non-stop motorway coach service between Galway and Dublin City, has achieved exceptional mileage on a set of Michelin X MultiWay 3D Z tyres fitted to the drive axle, reaching an impressive 542,000km on one of its Volvo 9700 ...
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13
October
2017
| 13:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Malton-based independent tyre dealership Ian Brown Tyres is celebrating after being named the best in the business – picking up the prestigious Retail Centre of the Year prize at last night’s National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA) Awards. T...
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25
September
2017
| 13:38 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin’s fleet division has extended its relationship with the UK Armed Forces Rally Team (AFRT) – the Ministry of Defence’s only tri-service motor sport squad. The deal will see Michelin continue to supply Latitude Cross and XZL tyres for the team...
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18
September
2017
| 11:34 Europe/Amsterdam
Business class car service Addison Lee, which operates the UK’s largest passenger car fleet, has reduced its annual tyre bill by 20 per cent after adopting a Michelin CrossClimate+ policy, managed by Universal Tyre and Autocentres. Addison Lee beg...
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01
September
2017
| 11:40 Europe/Amsterdam
An estimated 42 per cent of truck fleets in the UK operating 51 or more vehicles are still purchasing tyres on a transactional basis and managing them in-house – a process which Michelin solutions says is likely increasing their costs and environment...
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31
August
2017
| 13:36 Europe/Amsterdam
Gwent-based haulier Gerry Jones Transport, which has operated a Michelin policy for more than 15 years, has become one of the first fleets in the UK to fit Michelin’s newest X Multi D series tyres. The new generation of 315/70 R 22.5 drive tyres w...
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24
August
2017
| 12:31 Europe/Amsterdam
South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is completing a roll out of Michelin CrossClimate+ tyres across its 200-car ‘rapid response’ fleet, reducing the number of tyre changes required by its previous winter/summer tyre swap policy. B...
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