Category Archives: Michelin Resources

Airless Tires To Go On Sale Soon As Punctures Become A Thing of The Past

Tire manufacturers are currently testing airless wheels and tires that could bring an end to punctures for millions of drivers. For example, Goodyear is using reinforced rubber and plastic spokes to make an airless tire that could replace the traditional air-filled wheels. Michael Rachita, Goodyear’s senior program manager for non-pneumatic tires, told the BBC: “There […]

Michelin Gets The New BEE Accreditation In India

Michelin recently announced that it has become the first tire maker to receive the BEE accreditation in India. The new star labeling program is aimed at improving sustainability and introducing performance tire standards. The award by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) went to the Michelin X Multi Energy Z tire. The tire received a […]

Michelin’s Subsidiary to Develop Class 8 Fuel-Cell Trucks

California plans to become carbon neutral by 2045. One of its viable options is the development of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) that provide fast fueling and range similar to that of diesel trucks.  The California Energy Commission (CEC) is looking into the technology and plans to provide a 2-million dollar grant to Symbio. Symbio […]

Why Michelin Changed MotoGP Tire in Indonesian Grand Prix

Michelin came under fire last weekend for switching the standard construction rear tire with an older design used in 2019. The decision was made due to the challenges the manufacturer faced at the Mandalika Bay circuit. The main challenge was extremely high track temperatures during a three-day test at the venue. Piero Taramasso said that […]

Michelin To Role Out RFID Tags for All Vehicles Starting 2024

Michelin has developed new RFID modules that will be embedded into tires in partnership with Murata Manufacturing. The tags are robust and require no external power supply. They’ll operate passively even for extremely high mileages. The development provides easy and low-cost traceability for the tire throughout its lifespan. This will boost inventory logistics, recycling operations, […]

Michelin Aims for 100% Sustainable Tires

At its first Media Day, Michelin highlighted some of the challenges associated with attaining 100% sustainable tires. The event took place this month at the company’s global Research and Development center in Clermont-Ferrand in France. To tackle some of the challenges, the group is working to improve its innovatory ability and its capacity to come […]

Michelin Releases New Sizes for the X Tweel Turf Airless Radial Tire

Michelin North America recently added new Turf products to its line of commercial zero-turn radius (ZTR) tires. This will help expand the Tweel airless product lineup. Starting today, operators of John Deere ZTrak 900 Series ZTR mowers with 48-inch mower decks can get the Michelin X Tweel Turf airless tire as an aftermarket fitment or as […]