BOC Boosts Safety with Michelin EFFITRAILER System

BOC, the largest supplier of industrial gases and medical gases in the UK, will fit its entire bulk tractor and trailer fleeting with Michelin’s EFFITRAILERTM system, as part of its ongoing commitment to improve safety. Before taking this decision, BOC trialled the system on ten assets. The programme offered an on-board datalink, tyre pressure monitoring […]

Shire Aggregates Switches to Michelin X Works Tyres

Following a trial set of Michelin X Works tyres that demonstrated it could save more than £26,000 a year in running costs, Shire Aggregates has specified Michelin tyres as original equipment across 12 new MAN 32-tonne 8×4 tippers and adopted a Michelin policy as standard for future tyre purchases. The results, based on each 8×4 […]

Isle of Man Government Reduces Tyre Bill

The Isle of Man Government have implemented a new tyre policy across all 78 buses and 104 trucks operated by the Island’s Department for Infrastructure. This now means that each vehicle is fitted with a mixture of both new and retread Michelin tyres, with a significant portion of retread tyres expected to grow with the inevitable […]

Grocontinental Signs New Tyre Management Contract

Grocontinental, a major logistics provider, and Michelin have signed a three-year EFFITIRES™ tyre management contract. The deal marks a commitment from the two-time Motor Transport Haulier of the Year to continue fitting Michelin tyres across its fleet of 180 truck and trailer assets until at least 2021, replacing a transactional agreement with Michelin and service […]

M&N Transport Goes for Michelin’s EFFITRAILER System

Following a successful three-month trial, Wiltshire-based M&N Transport has taken on 10 of Michelin’s EFFITRAILERTM telematics system. The bulk haulier, which specialises in grain and aggregates, is rolling out the system across 40 trailers – six of these are new builds and 34 are in the process of having it retrofitted. “The potential savings in terms […]

Michelin’s X Rugged Tyres Save Carnegie Fuels

Michelin Tyres Save Carnegie Fuels

The Scottish oil distributor Carnegie Fuels has chosen Michelin’s X Works rugged tyre range to help them deliver to farms, industrial areas, and residential properties that can only be accessed on rocky off-road terrain. After one of Michelin’s Technical Managers, Dan Lamb, visited the company, the owner Kevin Carnegie agreed to trial sets of Michelin […]

Michelin Launches Apps to Improve Haulier’s Admin

Michelin Launches Suite of Apps to Improve Haulier's Admin Efficiency

Michelin solutions has announced that they have launched four innovative digital services for the road transport industry designed in order to maximise efficiency by making more laborious tasks easier by incentivising staff. The tyre manufacturer has launched a suite of apps including MyInspection, MyTraining, MyRoadChallenge and MyBestRoute which have been designed to spur on drivers, […]

Alexanders Rescued by Michelin’s ONCall

Alexanders Rescued by Michelin's ONCall Breakdown Assistance Service

Michelin’s ONCall breakdown assistance service managed to rescue the Dungannon-based general and heavy haulage company Rice Continental following a tyre failure and slow puncture on one of their vehicles. The vehicle suffered this unexpected downtime part way through a mammoth 3,800-mile journey to Baku in Azerbaijan. The truck that suffered the tyre failure was a […]

Michelin X Line Energy Tyres Best for Fuel Efficiency

Michelin X Line Energy tyres have been called the best tyres to use for long distance fuel efficiency after the tests have revealed that a truck and a trailer running on the fuels-saving tyres managed to save on average 1.4 litres of fuel per 100km. This saving made by the vehicles equates to a saving […]

Michelin Comments on Tyre Management Solutions

Michelin Comments on Tyre Management Solutions

Michelin has released figures that suggests more than 42% of truck fleets in the UK, that operate 51 or more vehicles are still purchasing their tyres on a transactional basis as opposed to managing their tyres in-house. This process for purchasing and managing the tyre maintenance of their fleets could be more costly and damaging […]

New Tyres Fitted to Heavy Truck Fleet Cut Operational Costs

New Tyres Fitted to a Heavy Truck Fleet to Cut Operational Costs

New tyres have been fitted to a heavy truck fleet in order to cut operational costs. A Davies Transport, operating out of Barnsley in the north of England has managed to cut down their running costs after installing the new 315/80 fitments as opposed to the more traditionally used 295/80 fitments for their fleet of […]

Michelin Launches Driver CPC Courses

Michelin Launches Driver CPC Courses

Michelin is launching a series of interactive JAUPT-accredited Driver CPC training courses designed to improve tyre knowledge and the quality of vehicle walkaround checks. Held at the Michelin Training Centre in Stoke-on-Trent or onsite at customers’ premises, the four half-day workshops were created in collaboration with driver training specialist Junction 17 Defensive Driver Training, and offer […]

Michelin Adds RFID to Truck Tyres

Michelin Adds RFID to Truck Tyres

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. Its tyre maintenance programme is being upgraded to include new features for fleets. “Michelin is the first manufacturer to integrate RFID into its full […]