Newsroom Michelin (Tyres)

2017
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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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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27
July
2017
| 14:04 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin is warning businesses that the cost of driving on under-inflated tyres has risen over an 18-month period, in line with the cost of fuel. In June 2017, average pump prices in the UK reached 116.4 pence per litre for unleaded and 117.4 pence p...
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26
July
2017
| 16:23 Europe/Amsterdam
Germany Farms, an arable farm and broiler producer, has more than doubled tyre life on its two Claas Scorpion 7045 Varipower Plus telehandlers by switching to Michelin BibLoad Hard Surface tyres. The Nottinghamshire-based company, which farms more...
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13
July
2017
| 16:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Customers putting TBF Thompson’s new DAF XF 510 demonstrator through its paces are experiencing the top-spec tractor’s on-road performance at its very best, thanks to Michelin. The County Antrim-based DAF dealer selected 315/70 R 22.5 steer and dr...
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05
July
2017
| 16:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has launched an innovative new cross ply tyre for wheeled excavators that improves productivity, damage resistance and site safety, and helps reduce costs. The Michelin Power Digger tyre joins Michelin’s Compact Line range and has been de...
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03
July
2017
| 12:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Barnsley’s A Davies Transport has reduced its running costs across its heavy truck fleet after switching from traditional 295/80 tyres to 315/80 fitments that offer greater longevity, on the advice of Michelin’s technical team. The company has opt...
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21
June
2017
| 11:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin is supporting farmers and agricultural contractors with a free downloadable guide; ‘What You Need to Know About Agricultural Tyre Repairs’. The easy-to-understand booklet details the essentials to be aware of before starting an agricultur...
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24
May
2017
| 12:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Every UK public sector ambulance service now fits Michelin tyres on a first-choice policy, with the premium tyres delivering long lasting performance and maximum safety for the lifesaving ‘blue light’ services, whilst helping to deliver better value ...
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09
May
2017
| 15:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Independent grocery retailer Heron Foods has cut its annual tyre bill by 18 per cent after adopting a full Michelin tyre policy across its 100-strong fleet of trucks and trailers, under a policy managed by ATS Euromaster. The Humberside firm uses ...
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01
March
2017
| 12:23 Europe/Amsterdam
Operators of military and civilian all-terrain trucks, including airport fire tenders, can enjoy a significant payload advantage thanks to Michelin’s new X Force ZL – off-road, deep tread tyres with the highest tyre load-carrying capacity on the mark...
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18
January
2017
| 13:56 Europe/Amsterdam
Stand G33, LAMMA Show, 18-19 January 2017 Michelin is using the occasion of this year’s LAMMA Show to host an exclusive UK preview of its all-new AxioBib 2 tyre range, allowing farmers and contractors to view the new agricultural tyre ahead of the...
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11
January
2017
| 16:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Leicester-based bulk aggregate haulier BMD Transport has cut its monthly tyre bill by 25 per cent after switching to a Michelin policy. The family-run company reported the savings soon after switching its entire fleet to the premium fitments, and ...
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2016
30
November
2016
| 16:13 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin’s accidental damage guarantee for its regional and construction tyre ranges is delivering on its promise of first class reliability and uptime for commercial vehicle fleets. Michelin has received just 98 claims for damage in the six months f...
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30
November
2016
| 13:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has been awarded the prestigious SIMA Innovation Gold Medal for its new ‘2 in 1’ tyre, which features a smart tread pattern that evolves to match the application. The ‘2 in 1’ tyre, which will be officially revealed at SIMA in March 2017,...
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08
July
2016
| 12:37 Europe/Amsterdam
Extensive trials carried out by the DEKRA Automobile Test Centre in Germany have shown Michelin summer car tyres last an average of nearly 5,000 miles longer than the average mileage for a group of well-known competitor brands. The data was collec...
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28
June
2016
| 13:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin’s CrossClimate tyres are helping County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service’s rapid response ‘flexi’ officers save lives, after the Service selected the unique summer tyre with winter capabilities for the specialist officers’ cars....
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17
June
2016
| 12:39 Europe/Amsterdam
Builders’ merchant Solent Building Supplies has replaced its Bobcat skid-steer loader’s Michelin Bibsteel Hard Surface tyres like-for-like, after reporting ‘impressive’ durability despite tough working conditions. The company, which operates withi...
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03
June
2016
| 11:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin is extending its accidental damage guarantee for regional tyres across the UK and Republic of Ireland (ROI), significantly increasing the range of fitments covered to offer customers even more protection against the financial costs of accide...
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13
May
2016
| 13:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Blaby District Council in Leicestershire has switched to a Michelin tyre policy across its commercial vehicle fleet, after a test set of Michelin X Works tyres demonstrated extraordinary longevity in a year-long trial. Impressed with the test resu...
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09
May
2016
| 13:51 Europe/Amsterdam
Online tyre shoppers can one-click-fit at Wales’ Huw Lewis Tyres, thanks to a new dual-language website part-funded by the Michelin Auto Professional programme’s business development fund. The revamped website showcases the Michelin Certified Cent...
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06
May
2016
| 15:31 Europe/Amsterdam
Marshalls, the UK’s leading supplier of hard landscaping products, has signed its 383 road transport assets up to Michelin solutions’ EFFITIRES™ tyre management programme. The price-per-kilometre deal covers 100 per cent of the company’s mixed fle...
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04
May
2016
| 12:23 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has reported that demand for truck tyres on the UK replacement market is continuing to show a steady shift to 315/70 R 22.5 fitments – driven by the growth of Euro VI registrations and operators realising the total cost of ownership benefits...
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19
April
2016
| 14:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin’s new CrossClimate tyre range has secured its second major fleet award in as many months, being named as winner of the Innovation Award at the Van Fleet World Honours 2016. The award was presented to Andy Fern, Michelin’s Head of Fleet, a...
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13
April
2016
| 13:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has extended its range of robust X Works tyres for the construction sector, adding five new tyres to the line-up of rugged fitments. Available with immediate effect, the X Works range now boasts 315/80 R 22.5 X Works Z (multi-position) ty...
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15
March
2016
| 12:08 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin solutions has appointed Kevin Lawton, 47, as UK and Republic of Ireland Bus and Coach Sales Manager. The veteran Michelin employee assumes the role after a nearly six-year stint as UK Operations Manager, firstly at Michelin Fleet Solution...
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11
March
2016
| 13:09 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin’s new CrossClimate tyre range for cars and small vans – the world’s first summer tyre with winter capabilities – has won the prestigious Fleet News Award for Best New Product 2016. The award was presented last night (Thursday, 10 March) a...
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03
March
2016
| 14:36 Europe/Amsterdam
Cornwall-based Hart’s Haulage has switched to a 100 per cent Michelin policy, after a trial revealed the premium tyres deliver “cost-efficiency, reliability and longevity”. The family-run company, which operates from a depot near the picturesque t...
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11
February
2016
| 15:17 Europe/Amsterdam
TW Services is using a new online portal from Michelin to unlock additional value from its tyres and reduce operating costs. TW Services is an independently owned waste and recycling company in Kent, which registered for the free service – Micheli...
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02
February
2016
| 12:24 Europe/Amsterdam
Executive fleet car drivers can get a grip on their high-end company vehicles’ on-road performance with Michelin’s new Pilot Sport 4 tyres, which are inspired by the company’s motorsport pedigree. Andy Fern, Michelin’s Head of Fleet, says: “Pilot ...
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