Newsroom Michelin (truck)

2019
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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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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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24
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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19
June
2018
| 11:38 Europe/Amsterdam
Eight technicians representing Michelin Auto Professional dealers across the UK and Ireland have become the first to complete Michelin’s new Licensed Retail Tyre Technician course – with a further eight scheduled to take part in July. The group of...
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04
June
2018
| 13:13 Europe/Amsterdam
Bakers Dolphin Coach Travel – one of the longest established independent coach companies in the South West – is on target to make significant savings to its annual tyre bill, after a trial which pitched a full set of Michelin tyres against fitments f...
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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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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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April
2018
| 16:02 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin Tyre plc has announced key appointments to lead its B2B division covering the agricultural, bus/coach, earthmover, truck and van sectors. This sees Chris Smith, 34, appointed Sales Director B2B; and Helen Ratcliff, 38, named as Marketing Dir...
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11
April
2018
| 15:31 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has launched a brand-new tyre range aimed at regional haulage operations where fleet bosses place a priority on fuel saving. The introduction of the Michelin X Multi Energy marks the first time the company has launched a dedicated fuel-savin...
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28
February
2018
| 12:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin solutions has appointed Stewart Pooley as Sales Manager for its UK and Ireland bus and coach division. After more than two years as UK Original Equipment Manager for Michelin’s truck and bus arm, Pooley, 60, will be responsible for steeri...
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February
2018
| 13:02 Europe/Amsterdam
Comprehensive tyre tests carried out by Irish haulier Hendrick European saw Michelin achieve double the mileage of three major competitors. The trial began when the Dublin-based company took delivery of four new Krone Euroliner trailers, each fitt...
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2017
11
December
2017
| 15:43 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin solutions has launched four innovative digital services for the road transport industry designed to maximise efficiency by making easy work of laborious tasks and incentivising staff. The suite of apps – MyInspection, MyTraining, MyRoadCh...
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04
December
2017
| 12:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Longstanding Michelin user Stamp Transport could soon be achieving more than 500,000km from its drive tyres, after moving to Michelin’s latest generation 315/70 R22.5 X Multi D drive axle tyres. Michelin says its newest regional drive pattern tyre...
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November
2017
| 10:09 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin’s ONCall breakdown assistance service came to the rescue of Dungannon-based general and heavy haulage company Rice Continental, after one of its vehicles suffered a tyre failure and slow puncture while on a mammoth 3,800-mile journey to Baku...
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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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09
October
2017
| 16:53 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin solutions has been awarded a major contract with XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, to provide a tailored tyre management solution across nearly 80 per cent of its 17,000-strong European fleet. The...
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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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12
July
2017
| 16:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has invested more than £10m in a major upgrade of its Stoke-on-Trent based logistics operation, opening a new European Distribution Centre (EDC). The 53,500m² facility will also host a National Distribution Centre (NDC) for ATS Euromaster...
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