Tag: Taurus

Taurus goes to KRT

26th October 2004 | 0 Comments

Michelin has appointed Kings Road Tyres as the sole supplier of its Taurus agricultural tyres to the UK. The manufacturer describes KRT as having a “long-standing relationship with Michelin's Taurus brand,” and accredits the company’s nationwide distribution network as the reason for its choice. The UK wholesaler is already the sole supplier of the Stomil-Olsztyn / Kormoran range of products, another Michelin Group brand.

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More Bad News For Ford

30th November 2001 | 0 Comments

Ford has agreed to settle lawsuits alleging that faulty ignition switches cause vehicles to stall without warning while in use. The problem is said to affect millions of vehicles manufactured between 1983 and 1995. Press and analyst figures vary from 5 to 22 million vehicles. Some months ago, a Californian judge ordered a recall of up to 1.7 million vehicles in the state because of the problem. Ford denies any defect but has already settled a number of cases and the latest offer of settlement will mean replacing ignition switches on vehicles which have travelled less than 160,000 kilometres. The proposal will be reviewed by the judge and, if approved, analysts estimate that the cost to Ford could be up to $1 bn; a figure which Ford says is "substantially overstated." Among the models affected are the Escort, Explorer and Taurus.

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Michelin Introduces New Truck Tyre Brand

7th December 2000 | 0 Comments

Michelin is introducing its "Riken" brand into the truck tyre market. The newly-developed tyres will be produced by subsidiary company Taurus in Hungary.

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Service Centre For Michelin’s Agricultural Tyres

7th December 2000 | 0 Comments

In Karlsruhe Michelin has introduced an "Agricultural Service Centre" for the three agricultural tyre brands Michelin, Kleber and Taurus. All questions from German customers regarding use and sale of tyres as well as mounted wheel and tyre systems will be answered.

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Opening Of New Michelin Agricultural Service Centre

7th December 2000 | 0 Comments

The Michelin Group has officially opened a new agricultural service centre in Germany, handling the Michelin, Kléber, Taurus and Stomil brands. In Germany, the group controls more than one third of the agricultural tyre market.

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