Category Archives: Michelin Resources

Eight-Year Partnership Between Michelin and Formula E Ends

The FIA World Formula E Championships is parting ways with Michelin Group after eight years. The French tire manufacturer announced on 18 Aug that they were withdrawing from the event. The announcement came from the founding partner and investor who took it on in 2013. It follows the end of the 2021/2022 campaign that ended […]

Michelin Tire Set To Leave Russia

Michelin is the latest foreign company that has decided to leave Russia following Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. The company said on Tuesday that it plans to transfer its activities to local management. Other companies that have left Russia since the war erupted in February include Ikea, McDonald’s, and Nike. Michelin said that the main reason […]

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 scrutiny 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 […]