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Michelin Rolls with Equity Stake in SmartDrive Systems

Michelin Rolls with Equity Stake in SmartDrive Systems

| October 23, 2017

SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video safety and transportation intelligence, has announced that Michelin North America has led a preferred-stock round of investment in the company. Michelin’s investment in SmartDrive continues the expansion of its strategy for fleet telematics and mobility services. For its part, SmartDrive says it “will leverage the investment to fuel its […]

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Total Fleet Tire from Michelin with $400 Guarantee

Total Fleet Tire from Michelin with $400 Guarantee

| September 28, 2017

Michelin is on a roll, announcing what it calls “a total solution for fleet products and services including the new MICHELIN XDA Energy +, a dual drive-position tire for line-haul applications.” Available immediately, the new XDAEnergy + is a dual drive-position tire designed for fleets and owner-operators who are focused on fuel savings to reduce […]

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Maxion and Michelin Try for Pothole Resistant Wheel and Tire

Maxion and Michelin Try for Pothole Resistant Wheel and Tire

| September 13, 2017

A new technology, developed by Michelin and Maxion Wheels for the passenger car wheel market, incorporates two flexible rubber flanges mounted on a special wheel body to create a flexible wheel that is designed to improve the ride and comfort and also absorbs impacts from potholes and curbs. The new wheel is compatible with all […]

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Wide Base 385 Steer Tires Now Available on Kenworth T370

Wide Base 385 Steer Tires Now Available on Kenworth T370

| January 20, 2017

The Kenworth T370 just became even more versatile thanks to the availability of wide base tires for applications requiring up to 20,000-pound front axle ratings. Available in 385/65R22.5 sizes, from Bridgestone, Goodyear and Michelin, the tires were previously available only on all-wheel drive T370 steer axles with ratings up to 16,000 pounds. “These tires can […]

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Uniroyal Adds New Long-Haul Drive Tire to Commercial Lineup

Uniroyal Adds New Long-Haul Drive Tire to Commercial Lineup

| October 5, 2016

Michelin North America’s Uniroyal® brand announced  the addition of the Uniroyal® LD10™ for commercial trucks, a long-lasting, SmartWay®-verified long-haul drive tire. The Uniroyal LD10 is available in two sizes, 275/80R22.5 with load range G and 11R22.5 with load range H. According to Darlene Shepherd, business segment manager, Uniroyal Commercial Truck Tires, “This addition allows Uniroyal […]

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New Tire from Michelin with EverGrip™ Technology Prolongs Grip When Worn

New Tire from Michelin with EverGrip™ Technology Prolongs Grip When Worn

| January 14, 2014

Michelin has introduced its new MICHELIN® Premier® A/S tire with EverGrip™ technology, designed to provide drivers with exceptional levels of safety even as their tires wear down. Here’s the secret:  The tire, available this spring,  combines hidden grooves that emerge as the tire wears down, expanding rain grooves that widen over time to continue to […]

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