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June 15, 2017

Michelin's Movin' On Conference [Photos]

HDT Executive Editor David Cullen brings you inside the inaugural Michelin Movin' On Conference on sustainable mobilility. The creative and highly fluid event was held indoors and out at an industrial property reclaimed as a gallery and meeting space near downtown Montreal June 13-15, 2017. Read more about the conference in "Michelin Taking Long View of Sustainable Transportation."

June 14, 2017

Michelin Reveals ‘Wheel with No Air’ Tire Concept

Looking not unlike a lushly blue life form on James Cameron’s cinematic world of Pandora, the prototype of Michelin’s Visionary concept tire glowingly held center stage at the tire maker’s Movin’ On global conference on sustainable transportation.

June 13, 2017

Michelin Taking Long View of Sustainable Transportation

As Ralph Dimenna, chief operating officer of Michelin Americas Truck Tires, sees it, the Movin’ On sustainability conference that the global tire maker is hosting this week aims “to promote free thinking” to help address the various issues now impacting transport mobility.

March 17, 2017

On the Spot: Michelin Tire Care 2.0 [Video]

Michelin has launched its new Tire Care 2.0, offering RFID tags to help fleets better manage assets. HDT's Jim Park caught up with Michelin at TMC and has this video report.

February 1, 2017

Michelin and Bridgestone Also Increase Tire Prices

Michelin North America and Bridgestone Americas Tires have both announced price increases for their tire lines as a result of rising material costs and other market conditions.

February 29, 2016

Michelin Launches X Line Energy Z Steer Tire

Michelin X Line Energy Z guarantees 20 percent more mileage than leading competitors with guarantees to back up the claim.

February 5, 2016

How Truck Tires Have Evolved

The tread designs of medium- and heavy-duty truck tires have become more sophisticated and tailor-made for specific applications and wheel positions.

November 26, 2015

Michelin Launches Thank You Campaign for Drivers on Social Media

Michelin North America will mark the holiday season with a #KeepThanksMoving conversation in social and digital media that will celebrate these millions of unsung and often unseen heroes and encourage people everywhere to share their own appreciation via Twitter or Facebook.

October 19, 2015

Volvo Honors Ruan, Searcy with 2015 Safety Awards

Based in the American Midwest and Canadian Prairies, the two winners were picked for their low accident rates and the quality of their safety programs.

August 27, 2015

Michelin Rolls Out Regional Drive SmartWay-Verified Retread

The new Michelin X Multi Energy D Pre-Mold retread provides high mileage, fuel efficiency and scrub resistance for regional and super-regional applications, according to the tire maker.

July 14, 2015

Michelin Expands X One Tire and Retread Offering

Michelin has expanded its X One Multi Energy offering by adding in new sizes to the wide-base single trailer tire and retread lines.

April 29, 2015

Finding Replacement Tires for Medium-Duty Trucks

Fleet managers opting for new replacement tires instead of retreads for their medium-duty trucks must tailor the tire to not only the specific gross vehicle weight, but also to the application and specific conditions in which the vehicle will operate.

April 19, 2015

Michelin Shows Uniroyal-Branded Truck Tires in Canada

Michelin is reinvigorating the Uniroyal brand for a line of lower-cost intermediate market truck tires to meet the growing demand for low-cost tires now served by budget-priced imports.

December 23, 2014

Michelin Updates Dealer Locator App

Michelin Americas Truck Tires upgraded its dealer locator app, offering drag and drop capability, type ahead functionality, more search options and one-click access to all key dealer information.

December 5, 2014

Michelin Developing Airless Tire/Wheel Called 'Tweel'

The Michelin X Tweel Airless Radial Tire is a non-pneumatic tire for commercial vehicles that connects the tire and wheel with a rigid hub connected to a shear beam made of flexible, deformable polyurethane spokes.

October 14, 2014

NHTSA Investigating Possible Failure of Michelin Auto-Hauler Tires

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating six complaints it has received alleging steer tire failure involving Michelin’s 2014 XZA 295/60/R22.5 tires used on auto-haulers.

March 28, 2014

Michelin X One Hits Two Million Tire Milestone

MATS, LOUISVILLE, KY -- It took nearly a decade to get 1 million X One tires in service across North America, but less than four years later, Michelin has topped the 2 million tire mark. Michelin celebrates the milestone with its most fuel efficient trailer tire ever.

March 12, 2014

Top 3 Ways to Preserve Tire Life (And Value)

Still waiting for the million-mile tire? Don’t hold your breath, but we’ll probably see such a tire in our lifetime. For now, you’ll have to settle for half a million miles.

February 18, 2014

Michelin Adds XMulti Energy Z Tire for ‘Super Regional’ Applications

Low-rolling-resistance steer-axle tire joins a drive-axle version introduced last year.

December 16, 2013

Michelin Issues Recall for Commercial Light Truck Tires

Michelin North America has announced a safety recall of approximately 1.3 million of its Michelin LTX M/S commercial light truck tires, sold in both the U.S. and Canada.

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