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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Out 'n' about with Mazda

13 March 2015

Post-Geneva, there was no shortage of auto industry happenings this week.


Management briefing: Paris show preview

22 September 2014

The 2014 Paris Mondial de l'Automobile opens to the press in early October. This month's Management Briefing offers a preview of the likely main new models, with a round up of the highlights to follow later next month.


THE WEEK THAT WAS: Advanced tech drives the news

11 July 2014

The boffins at Jaguar Land Rover revealed this week that they have come up with something akin to an on-board assistant built into your car.


COMMENT: Electric avenue fires Formula E to life

9 July 2014

Michelin's quite fond of using the phrase "track to street" - it's a nifty way to neatly encapsulate what the tyre manufacturer is trying to do with its move into, well, if not quite Formula 1, then its electric cousin, Formula E.

Latest interviews


INTERVIEW: Michelin winter tyres Europe

7 April 2014

Pierre-Edouard Sorel joined Michelin in 2005. He started as a sales representative in France in trade marketing. At the end of 2007, he headed the market intelligence department of Michelin's Earthmover tyres product line and has been marketing manager for winter tyres in Europe since 2011. Sorel talked to Simon Warburton about legislation, labelling and the dealer benefits of winter tyre usage.


INTERVIEW: Falken Tyres MD, Isamu Ishida

4 July 2012

Falken Tyres Europe is owned by Sumitomo Rubber Industries, the sixth largest manufacturer in terms of global tyre ranking, with facilities across Asia including four plants in Japan and further factories in Thailand, Indonesia and China. Falken Tyres managing director, Isamu Ishida, talked to Simon Warburton from the company's headquarters near Frankfurt in Germany.


INTERVIEW: Michelin car/LCV marketing Gary Guthrie

4 July 2012

Michelin recently completed gruelling and independently verified testing of its Energy Saver + tyre and Agilis + [LCVs] with a marathon 30,000 km road trip starting in its home town of Clermont-Ferrrand and ending in Stockholm.


INTERVIEW: Shell downstream director Mark Williams

6 June 2011

Shell has just announced it is to build the world's first floating liquefied natural gas facility (FLNG) 200km off North-West Australia's coast. As well as that mammoth project, the energy giant is also heavily involved with the huge gas potential in Qatar with the Pearl Gas to Liquids (GTL) project - the world's largest GTL plant. Shell downstream director Mark Williams outlined some of his alternative fuels and transport thinking at the recent Challenge Bibendum sustainable mobility event in Berlin.

Latest news


just-auto Plus only Maxion wheel with Acorus Tech launched at IAA

14 September 2017

Innovation has always been part of Michelin’s genetic code – driving mobility and tyre developments for more than 100 years. Now with Michelin Acorus Technology, in partnership with Maxion Wheels, Michelin is reinventing the wheel to help eliminate...


just-auto Plus only Michelin settles lawsuit with Tyre Recappers

13 September 2017

Michelin North America, has settled its lawsuit against Tyre Recappers of Nashville, which focused on design patent infringements for the popular BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM2 and Michelin LTX M/S2 tyres produced by Michelin in the US. The companies have...


Michelin posts H1 net income up 12% to EUR863m

26 July 2017

Michelin has unveiled half-year net income up 12% to EUR863m (US$1bn) , while volume rose 4.1%, dampened in Q2 by heavy buying in Q1 ahead of price increases.


GM collaborates with suppliers over rubber supply

16 May 2017

General Motors says it is commited to sourcing sustainable natural rubber in its tyres to drive the industry towards net-zero deforestation and uphold human and labour rights.


just-auto Plus only Michelin Pilot tyres selected for Alpine A110

24 March 2017

At the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, Alpine presented its new A110 First Edition fitted with Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tyres in 205/40 ZR 18 front and 235/40 ZR 18 rear sizes and following this, all 1,955 production models will also be exclusively equipped with these...


Michelin posts 2016 profit up 42% to EUR1.7bn

9 March 2017

Michelin has announced 2016 net income up 42% to EUR1.7bn (US$1.8bn) while volumes rose 2.1%.


just-auto Plus only Michelin tyres selected for Aston Martin Valkyrie

8 March 2017

Tyre manufacturer Michelin has been confirmed as the latest technical partner to join the Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar programme. Founded in 1889, Michelin - one of the largest tyre companies in the world - has been at the forefront of tyre development for...


just-auto Plus only Symbio reveals hydrogen FCell integrated Nissan EV

1 March 2017

European hydrogen mobility solutions leader Symbio has revealed a fuel cell integration plan for 5-7 seat Nissan electric vehicles for ultimate freedom at zero emissions to beat air pollution in urban areas, and with hopes to take the vehicle to the European...


Michelin adds RFID to truck tyres

28 February 2017

Michelin Americas Truck Tires said Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology is being added to commercial truck tyres and retreads, enabling fleets to better manage their tyres throughout the full life cycle.


just-auto Plus only Michelin sales up 12.9% in 2016

14 February 2017

Michelin has posted EUR2,692m (US$2,856m) in operating income for the year ended 31 December 2016, from recurring activities, up EUR235m at constant exchange rates. Volumes up 2.1%, outperforming the markets, passenger car and light truck tyres up 3%, truck...


just-auto Plus only Michelin tyres selected for Mercedes-AMG GT R

14 December 2016

Specially developed versions of the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres will be the sole track-focused original equipment fitment on the new Mercedes-AMG GT R. These road-legal Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres feature an optimised profile and asymmetric tread...


BFGoodrich supplies Ford F-150 Raptor tyres

13 December 2016

BFGoodrich Tires has announced it is supplying its All-Terrain T/A off-road standard tyres for the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor, billed as the most capable factory-available off-road pickup truck.


Michelin posts Q3 net sales down 2.5% to EUR5.2bn

24 October 2016

Michelin has posted third quarter net sales down 2.5%to EUR5.2bn (US$5.7bn), while nine-month net sales dropped 2.1% to EUR15.5bn.


Michelin mounts robust case for 1.6mm tyre tread

7 October 2016

Michelin has issued a stirring defence of its insistence a tyre tread depth of 1.6mm is consistent with safety and performance, insisting it sees "no reason" to move to 3mm or 4mm being pushed by some other manufacturers.


Michelin to form part of mobility solution - COO

3 October 2016

Michelin says it it's business goal is 'not only' to manufacture tyres, but rather be part of solutions to increasingly complex mobility challenges.


just-auto Plus only Michelin plans Spartanburg distribution centre

27 September 2016

Michelin North America is advancing its plans to establish a distribution centre near Spartanburg, South Carolina, representing a combined investment of more than US$270m and approximately 350 jobs, the company announced on 26 September 2016. Construction...


just-auto Plus only BFGoodrich steps in for its global growth

1 September 2016

BFGoodrich Tyres, the company that created the first all-terrain tyre in 1976, on 31 August 2016, announced the launch of its tyre product line for trucks and buses in the Middle East and Africa. The BFGoodrich Truck Tyres portfolio will feature commercial...


just-auto Plus only Michelin wins Florida rollover accident lawsuit

30 August 2016

A Florida jury has ruled unanimously in favour of Michelin North America, in a high-profile product liability case that included claims filed by three plaintiffs who were involved in a 2009 rollover accident. The crash resulted in catastrophic brain injuries...


Michelin breaks ground for 69th global plant

23 August 2016

Michelin Group began construction of its 69th global plant this week with an official ground-breaking and traditional first stone ceremony at the new site in León, Guanajuato, in central Mexico.


just-auto Plus only Michelin agrees settlement on patent infringement

16 August 2016

Michelin North America said, it has reached favourable settlement agreements with Atturo Tyre Corporation and Svizz-One Corporation, regarding its patent infringement suit it filed on 13 May 2016 in US district court for the district of South Carolina in...


just-auto Plus only Michelin H1 2016 operating income up 13.7% at EUR1405m

27 July 2016

Michelin posted first-half 2016 operating income rose from recurring activities, to EUR1,405m (US$1,546.40m), or 13.7% of net sales. Volumes up 2.5%, outpacing the markets Passenger car and light truck tyre markets rose over the period, with replacement...


just-auto Plus only Michelin to expand BFGoodrich's Tuscaloosa warehouse

13 July 2016

Michelin North America, on 8 July, 2016, announced that it will significantly increase the warehouse capacity of its BFGoodrich plant in Tuscaloosa by building onto the current storage facility. Construction on this project begins next month. BFGoodrich is...


Michelin plans Mexico plant

5 July 2016

Michelin plans to build a factory in central Mexico to manufacture high-end tyres for passenger cars and light trucks.


just-auto Plus only Michelin North America invests in sustainable growth strategies

28 June 2016

Michelin North America has invested more than US$3.1bn on manufacturing capacity and infrastructure and other developments since 2011 in support of its sustainable growth strategies, the company announced on 27 June, 2016. Michelin North America currently...


just-auto Plus only Michelin US introduces all-position heavy truck tyre X Works Z

8 June 2016

Michelin Americas Truck Tyres, a division of Michelin North America, has introduced the Michelin X Works Z, an all-position tyre, for mixed on/off road applications that operate in demanding environments. The Michelin X Works Z is designed to improve uptime....


Michelin extends cost savings plans

7 June 2016

Michelin said it was scaling up its competitiveness plan, targeting cost savings of EUR1.2bn (US$1.36bn) between 2017 and 2020 following expected annual savings of EUR200m to EUR250m in the period 2012-2016.


just-auto Plus only PSA Group honours 15 companies with best supplier award

26 May 2016

At the Supplier Day event on 24 May 2016, Carlos Tavares, chairman of the managing board of PSA Group, and Yannick Bezard, executive vice-president, purchasing, honoured 15 suppliers for their commitment and the quality of their response to PSA Group...


just-auto Plus only Michelin France shareholders approve all submitted resolutions

17 May 2016

The annual meeting of Michelin shareholders was held on 13 May 2016, in Clermont-Ferrand under the chairmanship of chief executive officer Jean-Dominique Senard. Shareholders adopted all of the resolutions submitted for their approval. These concerned, in...


just-auto Plus only Michelin North America sues two companies over design patent infringement

16 May 2016

On 13 May 2016, Michelin North America, filed suit against Atturo Tyre Corporation and Svizz-One Corporation, alleging they infringed a design patent covering the Michelin Latitude tyre tread design. Michelin filed the lawsuit in US district court for the...


just-auto Plus only Michelin Pilot Sport tyre launched in the Middle East and Africa

4 May 2016

Michelin, the world’s tyre technology leader, on 3 May 2016, announced the launch of Michelin Pilot Sport tyres for the Middle East and African markets. The new Michelin Pilot Sport, developed in partnership with some of the world's most demanding...

Michelin SCA news

just-auto Plus only Maxion wheel with Acorus Tech launched at IAA

14 September 2017

Innovation has always been part of Michelin’s genetic code – driving mobility and tyr...


just-auto Plus only Michelin settles lawsuit with Tyre Recappers

13 September 2017

Michelin North America, has settled its lawsuit against Tyre Recappers of Nashville, which focuse...


Michelin posts H1 net income up 12% to EUR863m

26 July 2017

Michelin has unveiled half-year net income up 12% to EUR863m (US$1bn) , while volume rose 4.1%, d...


GM collaborates with suppliers over rubber supply

16 May 2017

General Motors says it is commited to sourcing sustainable natural rubber in its tyres to drive t...


just-auto Plus only Michelin Pilot tyres selected for Alpine A110

24 March 2017

At the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, Alpine presented its new A110 First Edition fitted with Michelin P...


Michelin posts 2016 profit up 42% to EUR1.7bn

9 March 2017

Michelin has announced 2016 net income up 42% to EUR1.7bn (US$1.8bn) while volumes rose 2.1%....



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