Truck News


  • Michelin and Denray Tire expand services in Western Canada

    December 5, 2019 8:03PM by Truck News-West

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Denray Tire is joining Michelin Retread Technologies as a franchisee manufacturing commercial truck retreads, servicing Manitoba and Saskatchewan. A family-owned and operated company in Western Canada, Denray Tire has been in business since the early ‘70s and

  • Michelin taking the air out of tires

    June 5, 2019 8:35AM by John G Smith

    MONTREAL, Que. — Michelin has unveiled plans for an airless tire known as Uptis (Unique Puncture-Proof Tire System), developed in conjunction with General Motors and to enter production as early as 2024. Initially designed with cars in mind, there are

  • Michelin celebrates spirit of travel with painted rock contest

    September 25, 2018 1:52PM by Truck West

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Michelin North America has launched a nationwide painted rock contest to celebrate the spirit of exploration and mobility. Starting yesterday, Michelin distributed 100 yellow painted rocks in California, Florida, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee,

  • Michelin’s Movin’ On to return to Montreal next year

    June 4, 2018 8:22AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Michelin has announced its Movin’ On conference on sustainable mobility will return to Montreal in 2019, from June 4-6. Movin’ On, says Michelin, has emerged as the “leading international event in sustainable mobility.” The summit is initiated

  • Michelin outlines plans for sustainable tire development

    May 31, 2018 10:07AM by James Menzies

    MONTREAL, Que. – By 2048, Michelin is aiming to make its tires fully recyclable, and will construct them from 80% renewable and recycled materials. The company made the announcement at its Movin’ On conference on sustainable mobility here. Michelin says

  • News Equipment

    Michelin introduces new X One, trailer aero kit

    March 4, 2018 5:29PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Michelin has introduced a new X One Grip D wide-base single tire, for improved traction, and an aerodynamic kit for trailers. The products were announced at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s (TMC) Spring meetings. The X One

  • News Equipment

    Michelin guarantees performance of new drive tire

    September 27, 2017 2:51PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Michelin is promising its new XDA Energy + drive tire will save fleets $400 a year in fuel, and is backing that promise up with a guarantee. The company’s newest drive tire was designed for fuel economy,

  • News Equipment

    Michelin launches new regional haul drive tire

    June 27, 2017 1:38PM by James Menzies

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Michelin has a new drive tire for the growing regional haul segment, which it says offers 65% better removal mileage compared to its predecessor. The new X Multi D is a regional drive tire for LTL, pickup

  • In conversation with Michelin COO Ralph Dimenna

    June 16, 2017 10:29AM by James Menzies

    On market conditions, the success of the Uniroyal brand, and how fleet demands are evolving with technology

  • Michelin buys telematics provider

    June 14, 2017 3:57PM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Michelin has announced it has acquired telematics provider NexTraq. NexTraq is a subsidiary of Fleetcor Technologies, and provides tools for driver safety, management, and for enhancing fleet productivity. It also provides GPS fleet management tools for fleets

  • News Equipment

    Michelin reveals airless, rechargeable concept tire

    June 14, 2017 3:43PM by James Menzies

    MONTREAL, Que. – Michelin has revealed a futuristic airless concept tire constructed of biosourced materials, which can change tread designs on demand. The tire, which the company says could be viable within 10-15 years, would completely change how fleets use

  • Federal government has role to play in facilitating autonomous vehicles: Garneau

    June 13, 2017 11:40AM by James Menzies

    MONTREAL, Que. – Canada is on the brink of an automotive revolution, the likes of which hasn’t been seen since the introduction of the automobile. That was the opinion of Marc Garneau, Canada’s transportation minister, when speaking this morning at

  • News Equipment

    Oliver Rubber tire plant turns 50

    October 18, 2016 8:09AM by Truck News

    ASHEBORO, N.C. – Oliver Rubber is celebrating 50 years of production at its Asheboro, N.C. tire plant. The company marked the occasion by inviting employees and their families, community leaders and other guests to the plant for a day of

  • News Equipment

    Michelin backs new on/off-road tire with first road hazard guarantee

    June 7, 2016 2:03PM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. — Michelin has announced an upgrade to its XZY3 on/off-road tire, which it says will offer longer life and the company’s first “worry-free” road hazard guarantee. The new Michelin X Works Z all-position tire was developed for mixed

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    Michelin introduces new wide-base retread for refuse applications

    April 28, 2016 10:24AM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. — Michelin has introduced a new X One XZUS+ Pre-Mold retread it says delivers 50% greater wear life, enhanced durability and scrub resistance for refuse operations compared to its previous XZUS retread. The retread features a special winged