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Michelin launches new tyres for construction sector vehicles in India

Michelin launches new tyres for construction sector vehicles in India

Michelin has launched new MICHELIN 10.00R20 X WORKS HD range radial tyres in India. Made in India, Michelin X WORKS HD D (drive axle) and Michelin X WORKS HD Z (all positions) are designed to provide an optimum productivity solution for commercial vehicles operating in extremely demanding on and offroad usage environments. “Our 125 years

Ambassador of France to India inaugurates Michelin India R&D

H.E. Mr Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France to India, today formally inaugurated Michelin India’s Research and Development Laboratory in Manesar, Haryana. This new state-of-the-art facility expands Michelin India’s research and innovation capacity and strengthens its commitment to the mobility industry in the region. During the inauguration, Ambassador Alexandre Ziegler said: “Our vibrant economic partnership with

Michelin Group Recognized by Forbes as America’s Best Employer

Michelin Group, a global leader in sustainable mobility and innovation, today announced it has been selected by Forbes magazine as one of “America’s Best Employers” for 2017. On this year’s list, Michelin Group ranks No. 1 in the Automotive Industry and 34th overall out of 500 large employers. This recognition highlights Michelin’s commitment to building

Nine Michelin Plants in U.S. Recognized for Achievements in Worker Safety

The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) has presented nine of its 16 safety awards this year to Michelin manufacturing plants in the United States. RMA recognized four Michelin sites with Excellence Awards for worker health and safety the only facilities to receive this top distinction. The Michelin plants include: light truck and passenger plants in Lexington,

Michelin Group Breaks Ground on Passenger-Tire Plant in Central Mexico

Michelin Group began construction of its 69th global plant today with an official ground-breaking and traditional first stone ceremony held with honored government dignitaries, key customers and company leaders at the new site in León, Guanajuato, in central Mexico. “Our actions here today demonstrate our confidence in Mexico’s manufacturing environment, the skilled and talented workforce here

Michelin Unveils Three New Ultraflex Tires for the Largest Sprayers and Harvesters

Faced with finding tires to support today’s heavier farm equipment, farmers are also looking to protect the integrity of the soil, improve productivity and enhance crop performance on their farms. One of the most effective ways to improve yield is to minimize soil compaction by using tires that are designed to operate at lower air

Michelin AG Launches CerexBib Tire for Harvesting Equipment

At the 2016 Commodity Classic, Michelin Agricultural Tires introduced the new Michelin VF520/85R42 CFO 177A8 CerexBib™ tire. Michelin’s Very High Flexion (VF) tires include a class of agricultural tires designed to handle bigger and heavier farm equipment that has a greater ability to flex under increased loads than standard radials. Designed expressly for large combines and grain

Michelin Launches Latest Version of Line-Haul Steer Tire

Michelin Americas Truck Tires, a division of Michelin North America, Inc., is launching the MICHELIN® X® Line™ Energy Z for line-haul steer applications. The SmartWay®-verified tire is guaranteed to deliver 20 percent more mileage than leading competitor line-haul steer tires(1), while also delivering 5 percent better rolling resistance than the MICHELIN® XZA3®+ tire it replaces(2). 

New Michelin Loader Tire Beefs Up Productivity in Heavy-Duty Applications

Michelin Earthmover has introduced a loader tire designed with improved casing protection, a reinforced casing ply and Michelin’s patented reinforced bead zone. The new XTXL® E4/L4 tire offers operators several key performance benefits: 10 percent improved tire life(1) 15 percent increase in load-carrying capacity up to 20 percent more torque from the wheel to the

Michelin to Bring Two of the World’s Rarest Autos to Monterey Car Week

Michelin is coming to the famed Monterey Car Week with a vehicle that blazed a path in automotive history that didn’t involve powerful engines or fancy sheet metal but quite simply air. The L’Eclair automobile commissioned by the Michelin brothers in 1895 rode on four skinny, white rubber inflated tires that proved once and for