Tag: Michelin North America

Michelin invests in SmartDrive Systems

23rd October 2017 | 0 Comments

Video safety and transportation intelligence firm SmartDrive Systems shares 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. SmartDrive says it will leverage the investment to “fuel its continued growth in video analytics and transportation intelligence, with a particular emphasis in the areas of R&D, sales and marketing, and expansion in North America and international markets.”

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Michelin releases Tweel for commercial mowers

Michelin releases Tweel for commercial mowers

17th July 2017 | 0 Comments

The airless Tweel solution has been a part of the Michelin portfolio in North America for several years now, and Michelin Tweel Technologies has now announced the commercial launch of a new extension to the range, the Michelin X Tweel Turf Caster for zero-turn commercial lawnmowers.

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Michelin acquires telematics provider NexTraq

15th June 2017 | 0 Comments

The fleet management package Michelin offers in North America is set to benefit from the company’s acquisition of NexTraq, a US provider of commercial fleet telematics. Yesterday the tyre maker reported its purchase of the Fleetcor Technologies subsidiary in an all-cash transaction.

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Golf buggies to benefit from Michelin’s Tweel technology

Golf buggies to benefit from Michelin’s Tweel technology

30th January 2017 | 0 Comments

A Michelin Tweel airless radial tyre-wheel combination is now available for golf buggies, initially in North American markets. Michelin North America has announced the launch of the Michelin X Tweel Turf, a replacement for the standard 18X8.5N10 front and rear golf buggy fitment. The X Tweel Turf has a maximum speed of 25 mph and a maximum load of 705 pounds/320 kilogrammes.

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Michelin suing Atturo over alleged patent infringement

18th May 2016 | 0 Comments

On 13 May Michelin North America, Inc. filed suit against Atturo Tire Corporation and Svizz-One Corporation Ltd. alleging the companies infringed a design patent covering the Michelin Latitude tyre tread design.

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Uniroyal truck tyres launch in USA

Uniroyal truck tyres launch in USA

14th January 2016 | 0 Comments

While the Uniroyal tyre brand is owned by Continental in Europe, in North America the name belongs to the Michelin fold and has been present in the consumer market there for more than 50 years. The existing North American market Uniroyal portfolio of passenger car, SUV and light commercial vehicle tyres is now being joined for the first time by a heavy commercial vehicle tyre range; six new truck tyres have been launched in the US market.

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US tyre makers urge climate change action

US tyre makers urge climate change action

4th January 2016 | 0 Comments

In a statement issued on 29 December 2015, the heads of five major North American tyre manufacturers called for the US government to not only meet the commitments it made in the recent Paris climate change talks, but to “use its economic might to drive strengthened commitments over time and follow through from other countries around the globe.”

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