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Michelin Expands Clientele, Capacity

Michelin Expands Clientele, Capacity

By APA Bureau: Buoyed by its increasing aftermarket penetration and expanding client base in the OE segment, the French automotive tyre major Michelin is doubling the production capacity of its Indian facility near Chennai. Work has been progressing and the company that produces 15,000 tonnes of tyres a year now will produce 30,000 tonnes a

Michelin X Guard range to be fitted on Ashok Leyland CVs

Michelin has signed a commercial agreement with Ashok Leyland to supply Michelin X Guard range of radial truck tyres for its Captain 3718 PLUS long and medium distance commercial vehicles. The performance of this tyre range is expected to enable Ashok Leyland to pass benefits of fuel efficiency and optimised payload to their customers. To

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). 

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