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April 11, 2018

The Truck Tire Trade War

Low cost Chinese tires and other changes to the commercial tire market are forcing top-Tier OEMs and dealers to rethink the services they offer fleets today.

March 4, 2018

Michelin Unveils Energy Guard Tractor-Trailer Aerodynamic Solution

Michelin is getting into the trailer aero business. Its all-in-one Energy Guard aerodynamic system includes a patent-pending rear-facing Wake Reducer tab.

January 3, 2018

Michelin, Sumitomo Strike Commercial Tire Deal

Michelin North America Inc. and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA) have agreed to combine their respective North American replacement tire distribution and related service operations in a 50-50 joint venture.

December 28, 2017

Michelin Sells TCi Stores, Retread Shop to Independent Dealers

Michelin North America Inc. has sold four Tire Centers stores and a TCi retread plant to two independent commercial tire dealers.

December 19, 2017

Michelin Taps Clark to Head North America Unit

Michelin Group has named Scott Clark as the new chairman and president of Michelin North America, effective Jan. 1, 2018.

September 29, 2017

Michelin Selling More TCi Locations

Three months after selling 27 Tire Centers stores to an independent tire dealer in the southeastern U.S. Michelin North America is planning to sell more of its TCi locations.

September 27, 2017

Michelin Unveils New Dual-Position Drive Tire

Michelin Truck Tires unveiled its newest dual-position drive tire for line-haul operations today at the North American Commerical Vehicle Show. Michelin will offer a limited $400 per-truck fuel savings guarantee in support of the new XDA Energy + tire.

June 27, 2017

Michelin Offers New Regional Drive-Position Tire

Michelin Americas Truck Tires has introduced the Michelin X Multi D, a regional position tire, for use in less-than-truckload, pick-up and delivery, food and beverage, and other demanding vocational segments.

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 14, 2017

Michelin Moves into Telematics with NexTraq Acquisition

Michelin has announced its pending acquisition of NexTraq, an Atlanta-based provider of commercial fleet communications systems.

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.

April 11, 2017

Snider Fleet Solutions Opens Major Tire Retread Facility

Snider Fleet Solutions' new North Carolina retread facility is one of the largest in the Michelin retread network and is capable of producing 600 finished retreads daily.

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 27, 2017

Michelin Adds RFID to Commercial Tires, Upgrades Tire Care program

Michelin Americas Truck Tires is now embedding radio frequency identification (RFID) chips inside commercial truck tires and retreads, enabling fleets to better manage their tire assets throughout the full life cycle.

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.

July 1, 2016

Michelin Offers Durable Drive Tire for Medium-Duty

Michelin Americas Truck Tires has introduced a new drive-position retread designed for longer wear life, durability and traction called the Michelin MD XDN 2 Pre-Mold retread.

June 8, 2016

Michelin Tire Designed for Demanding Environments

Michelin Americas Truck Tires is offering the Michelin X Works Z all-position tire designed for mixed on/off road applications in demanding environments.

May 10, 2016

Michelin Opens El Paso Retread Facility

Michelin Americas Truck Tires has opened a new Oliver Rubber retread facility in El Paso, Texas, called Border Recapping.

April 29, 2016

Pre-Mold Retread Designed for Urban Applications

Michelin Americas Truck Tires has introduced the Michelin X One XZU S+ Pre-Mold retread designed for all position, wide-base single tires in waste and refuse truck applications.

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