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Wide-base fleet in U.S. wins EPA award

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON — The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently honored Contract Freighters Inc. (CFI) with the 2006 SmartWay Excellence Award for its use of fuel-saving Michelin X One single-wide tires.

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ON/OFF-ROAD RETREAD

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Michelin’s XZY3 all-position Pre-Mold retread now available

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NS plant produces first Canadian-made single tire

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WATERVILLE, N.S. — Michelin’s revolutionary wide-base single tire started rolling out of the company’s Waterville, N.S. manufacturing plan ahead of schedule. It’s just too bad, though, that truckers in the province they’re made still can’t use them.

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WHEEL-END SAFETY

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Free video now available for download on TIA, Michelin websites

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TIRE-PRESSURE MONITORING

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WABCO says its system helps save up to 2% on fuel, increases tire life

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New president will lead Michelin North America in 3Q

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Jim Micali, chairman and president of Michelin North America, has decided to retire effective Aug. 15, when Dick Wilkerson will take over his post.

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MICHELIN RETREAD

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

New X One retread aimed at refuse and other high-scrub trucks

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DRIVE TIRE & RETREAD

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

New Michelin regional drive tire and X One retread now available

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Michelin prepares for wider tire use

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — The green light for Canadian jurisdictions to increase weight limits for wide single tires is a development Michelin has been eagerly awaiting.

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TIRE TRACKING

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Michelin subsidiary TCi offers ‘Track My Tread’ online tracking tool

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HUB/AXLE FOR WIDE-BASED TIRES

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ArvinMeritor’s new wide-based tire hubs for drive and trailer axles are said to offer improved fuel economy & better handling.

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Michelin widens service network

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

FLORENCE, Ky. — Michelin entered into an agreement with InterStar North America, which will add 237 additional service locations across the U.S.

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MICHELIN X ONE XDA

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

After 10 years of X Ones comes a new version that promises even better fuel efficiency

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TIRE ‘REGENERATES’ TREAD

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

The first self-regenerating retread is the new Michelin XDA Hypersipe

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Gov’t test confirms enviro benefits of single-wide rubber

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

GREENVILLE, S.C. — It isn’t just boasting anymore. Single wide-based truck tires are as much as 10 percent more fuel efficient that a set of duals, confirms the U.S. Dept. of Energy.