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Michelin renews long-standing CEVA Logistics contract

21st November 2019 | 0 Comments

CEVA Logistics will continue to handle warehousing services and inventory management for Michelin at its Valladolid facility in north western Spain for another three years. Using around 55,000sqm within its facility, CEVA Logistics handles warehousing services, inventory management, and picking and loading of transport bound for Michelin customers, automotive manufacturers and spare parts and maintenance companies. CEVA also handles a range of tires for luxury touring vehicles, agricultural vehicles and trucks. Together these comprise some five million items per year.

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Michelin and Faurecia invest 140 million euros in Symbio hydrogen mobility JV

Michelin and Faurecia invest 140 million euros in Symbio hydrogen mobility JV

21st November 2019 | 0 Comments

Following the establishment of their hydrogen mobility joint venture in March 2019, Michelin and Faurecia have reported that they have formalized the establishment of “Symbio, A Faurecia Michelin Hydrogen Company”. According to the two companies “Symbio, A Faurecia Michelin Hydrogen Company” combines all their hydrogen fuel cell dedicated activities, with the aim of becoming a world leader in hydrogen mobility.

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Free & easy: Agritechnica launch for AgroPressure by Michelin

Free & easy: Agritechnica launch for AgroPressure by Michelin

14th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Michelin has presented a free of charge tyre pressure calculation aid for farmers at this year’s Agritechnica show. The AgroPressure by Michelin service aims to alleviate the tedium of having to manually estimate load and then refer to tables outlining the manufacturer’s recommendation. Michelin says its solution is “connected” and “smooth”.

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Halfords and Mobivia forge long term sourcing alliance

Halfords and Mobivia forge long term sourcing alliance

13th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Halfords and Mobivia have forged a joint purchasing alliance relating to own-brand products. The idea is to offer “more effective joint product development and greater innovation in both companies' motoring and cycling ranges”.

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Thoresby Farming fits Michelin AxioBib tyres on 500hp tractor

Thoresby Farming fits Michelin AxioBib tyres on 500hp tractor

11th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Thoresby Farming has more than doubled the productivity of its main cultivating tractor after upgrading to a Fendt 1050 featuring VarioGrip technology. The flagship Fendt was specified from the factory on a set of AxioBib IF 710/60 R38 and IF 900/65 R46 fitments – Michelin’s largest agricultural tyres.

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Michelin: 9 new two-wheeler tyre lines in 2020

Michelin: 9 new two-wheeler tyre lines in 2020

7th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Sales of Michelin motorcycle tyres have doubled within the past five years. The tyre maker also aims to double sales again in the coming five, and will be aided here by a comprehensive renewal within its two-wheeler tyre portfolio in 2020. No less than nine new products will be introduced next year, a line-up expected to represent a quarter of Michelin’s sales within this segment. The new additions are currently on display at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, Italy

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New Michelin X Multi Z sizes offer ‘increased mileage’ in all weathers

New Michelin X Multi Z sizes offer ‘increased mileage’ in all weathers

5th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Michelin has expanded its popular X Multi range of regional truck tyres, with the introduction of two new multi-position sizes, intended primarily for fitment on the front steer axle.

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Michelin named official tyre supplier to WEC Hypercar class

Michelin named official tyre supplier to WEC Hypercar class

1st November 2019 | 0 Comments

The Automobile Club de l’Ouest has announced a three-season deal with Michelin for the supply of tyres to the new top class of endurance racing, poised to take to the track in the 2020-21 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

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WJ&J Green signs 5-year Michelin tyre management, telematics contract

WJ&J Green signs 5-year Michelin tyre management, telematics contract

31st October 2019 | 0 Comments

Moray-based bulk haulier WJ&J Green has signed a five-year Michelin EffiTires tyre management contract. The deal, which includes the roll-out of Michelin’s EffiTrailer telematics system, marks a return to a 100 per cent Michelin policy across the truck and trailer fleet, after a decade of fitting a variety of tyre brands.

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Michelin presents higher-load tyre for electric buses

Michelin presents higher-load tyre for electric buses

17th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Although numerous manufacturers are currently engaged in testing with major customers, electrification hasn’t yet come to the commercial vehicle segment in a significant way. The exception to this is bus transport. China has taken the lead here, with some 400,000 electric buses – at least a tenth of China’s bus parc and 98 per cent of the world total – plying the country’s urban areas. And while (according to Wood Mackenzie) just 3,700 electric buses were in service across Europe last year, just 0.5 per cent of the region’s total bus fleet, this figure is rising. Tyre makers are following this trend closely.

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Michelin to purchase additional SIPH shareholding

16th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Michelin intends to acquire all shares in Société Internationale de Plantations d’Hévéas (SIPH) not already owned by itself or Ivory Coast-based company SIFCA. It is launching a public buyout offer on 7 November, offering 85 euros per share. This buyout offer is being made exclusively in France and will be followed by a squeeze out.

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Michelin opens regional office in Dubai

Michelin opens regional office in Dubai

15th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Michelin has opened new Africa, India and the Middle East (AIM) operations headquarters at the Dubai Airport Freezone in Dubai. The official opening ceremony took place at the new headquarters in the presence of dignitaries including Dr Mohammed Al Zarooni, director general of Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA); Marc Pasquet, president for Michelin, Africa, India and the Middle East (AIM); and Raja Rabia, Consul General of France. The new facility will be managing 87 offices across the region.

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Cooper Brothers choose Michelin Agilis CrossClimate for vans

Cooper Brothers choose Michelin Agilis CrossClimate for vans

14th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Brothers has moved its wholesale delivery fleet to a Michelin Agilis CrossClimate policy. The family-owned business has been selling and fitting tyres across Lanarkshire for more than 40 years. Keen to get the best policy for its fleet of 20 Ford Transit vans, the company ran a tyre test over several months – fitting five of the vehicles with different brands of tyre.

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Michelin to close truck tyre factory in France

Michelin to close truck tyre factory in France

10th October 2019 | 0 Comments

The Michelin Group informed the 619 employees at its tyre production facility in La Roche-sur-Yon, France this morning that it will close the site by the end of next year. In addition, 74 people at Michelin’s Cholet plant, employees working in roles related to the supply of rubber mixed to the La Roche-sur-Yon site, are also affected by the closure.

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Stars aplenty: Michelin unveils Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2020

Stars aplenty: Michelin unveils Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2020

8th October 2019 | 0 Comments

The Michelin Great Britain & Ireland Stars for 2020 was unveiled yesterday at a special launch event at The Hurlingham Club in Fulham, London. One hundred and eighty-seven Michelin-Starred Restaurants are featured for 2020, including one new Three Star, four new Two Stars and 23 new One Stars.

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