Michelin announces price increase in Africa, India and Middle East region

Michelin in the Africa, India & Middle East region will increase its tyre prices by 2 percent across the commercial light truck, truck and bus segments and by 2.5 percent in passenger car segment (with up to 4% increase in SUV segment). This price revision addresses an increase in the cost of raw materials, such […]

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Michelin, GM Show Off Uptis – an Airless Tire Prototype – at Movin’On Summit

Michelin and General Motors presented a new generation of airless wheel technology for passenger vehicles – the Michelin Uptis prototype (or “Unique Punctureproof Tire System”) – at the Movin’On Summit for sustainable mobility in Montréal, Quebec, Canada on June 4. Michelin and GM also announced a joint research agreement under which the companies intend to validate the […]

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Michelin to supply tyres to Gulf Air new aircraft fleet

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has chosen Michelin to equip its entire aircraft fleet including the brand-new fleet of Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner’s, Airbus 320neo’s and Airbus 321neo’s. Gulf Air has already experienced Michelin tyres on its Airbus fleet for the past decade. The island country in the Persian Gulf is […]

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Artificial Intelligence strategic priority for Michelin

Artificial intelligence (AI) is in full expansion right now. This field lies at the crossroads of various disciplines and seeks to enhance both business performance and workplace quality of life. We can define AI as a science that lets machines perform an action faster and often better than people can. Over the past several years, […]

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Ford to offer 2020 Explorer with Michelin selfseal tyres

Detroit based automaker Ford Motor Co. will offer 2020 Explorer sport utility vehicle (SUV) fitted with Michelin tyres having self-sealing technology to prevent flat tyre woes. Ford claims Michelin Selfseal tyres are designed to seal 90% of tread punctures up to a quarter-inch in diameter, slowing the loss of air pressure to less than 15 […]

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Michelin return to Geneva Motor Show

Michelin has not supported the Geneva Motor Show for the past few years but returned for this year’s event and when SA Treads spoke with Pierre Chaput – Tire Designer and Development Engineer along with Cyrille Roget – Group Technical and Scientific Communications Director on their stand they stated that Michelin had stayed away from […]

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Michelin concludes acquisition of Canadian firm Camso

Michelin has concluded the acquisition of Canadian OTR mobility solution provider Camso in the middle of December. Michelin acquired the Camso at a total consideration of US$1.36 billion as announced in July 2018. Camso, formerly known as Camoplast Solideal, is a privately-owned firm, manufacturer and service supplier of products for off-the-road vehicles since 1982. Regarded […]

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Michelin Zen@Terra hits the European fields

Following the announcement of Zen@terra in 2017 from Michelin. The French manufacturer has confirmed the introduction of a solution that takes the transition to being a full provider of a new innovation in tyre technical solutions following its acquisition of tyre pressure control systems specialist PTG and Teleflow. Michelin is offering Zen@Terra as a ‘complete […]

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Prestigious Michelin Award for VMI

Netherlands based tyre production equipment producer – VMI Group have been given a special ‘Supplier Award’ by Michelin at a recent special ceremony at the manufacturers headquarters in Clermont-Ferrand, France. The award is in recognition of VMI’s exceptional contribution to the Michelin Group over the past years and in particular meeting their challenging high standards. […]

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