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2020
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...
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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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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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2018
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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30
November
2018
| 11:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Since moving its National Express route fleet to Michelin tyres, Bruce’s Coaches has seen its drive axle tyres last up to an extra 130,000 km each compared to a competitor brand, before needing to be replaced. The 14 vehicles collectively cover mo...
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26
November
2018
| 15:59 Europe/Amsterdam
A UK car transporter company has rolled out Michelin’s Effitrailer package across its 150-strong fleet following a triumphant trial period. Carlson Vehicle Transfer – a Groupe CAT company which operates throughout the UK and Europe delivering cars...
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14
November
2018
| 12:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Bibby’s of Ingleton is to fit its entire 38-strong coach fleet with the latest generation Michelin X Coach Z tyres, after the fitments proved their worth just six months into a year-long trial. As one of the first in the UK to test the new range, ...
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28
September
2018
| 12:33 Europe/Amsterdam
The Isle of Man Government has unlocked tyre bill savings of more than £20,000 within the first 12 months after taking a decision to fit Michelin Remix tyres – extending the Michelin ‘new’ policy it adopted in 2015. This means worn Michelin bus an...
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06
September
2018
| 15:45 Europe/Amsterdam
Bedfordshire-based HE Payne has switched to a three-year all-Michelin price-per-kilometre (PPK) tyre contract for its 158-strong fleet of heavy trucks and trailers. The haulier wanted to streamline its previous policy which saw competitor rubber b...
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29
August
2018
| 11:35 Europe/Amsterdam
Wiltshire-based M&N Transport has taken on Michelin’s EFFITRAILERTM telematics system following a successful three-month trial on 10 assets. The bulk haulier, which specialises in grain and aggregates, is rolling out the system across 40 trailers ...
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July
2018
| 12:31 Europe/Amsterdam
Galway-based Callinan Coaches is driving down running costs after adopting a regrooving policy for its Michelin-shod fleet of coaches. The move sees the firm’s in-house technicians regroove tyres once they reach 3-4mm of remaining tread, pushing b...
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