Michelin Urges Motorists To Get A Grip This Winter

Now is the time to prepare your car for the Winter conditions that lie ahead, tyre manufacturer Michelin advises.   In winter, as temperatures head into single figures, the advice is that motorists would fit tyres designed specifically for winter conditions with compounds that remain flexible to improve grip and braking.   In this respect, the launch […]

Cost Of Driving On Under-inflated Tyres Rising – Michelin Says

The cost of driving on under-inflated tyres has risen over an 18-month period, in line with the cost of fuel – according to tyre manufacturer Michelin. In a statement, the Company says tyre pressures have a direct impact on a vehicle’s fuel economy, with under-inflation increasing both fuel usage and carbon emissions, whilst also posing […]

Michelin Unveils Crossclimate+ Tyres

Timely news for Irish motorists is the announcement by Michelin of its plans to expand its range of summer tyres with winter capabilities with the introduction of CrossClimate+ fitments, built to offer improved traction on snow-covered roads. Soon to be launched in 15 to 18-inch sizes initially, the CrossClimate+ tyres are designed to counter the […]

Prepare Now For Winter Motoring Conditions – Mitchelin Advises

Now is the time to prepare your car for the Winter conditions that lie ahead, tyre manufacturer Michelin advises.   Against the backdrop of survey results conducted by them showing that sixty per cent of motorists drive with tyres that are underinflated, it is noted that, with normal tyres, low temperatures can harden the tread, […]

RSA Study Gets Michelin Support

Tyre manufacturer Michelin is supporting the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and its efforts to raise public awareness of the importance of tyre safety. In an analysis by RSA of fatal road accidents occurring in Ireland between 2008 and 2012 just published, defective tyres were identified as the largest single ‘vehicle factor’ involved. As part of […]

Michelin Tyre Sealant Launched

Michelin has introduced its own Michelin-branded Tyre Sealant – an emergency tyre repair product that they claim is quick, easy to use and doesn’t require any tools. The only tyre repair product approved by them, it can be used to repair a puncture and re-inflate the tyre to a safe pressure so that all may […]

Michelin Introduces New CrossClimate Tyre

A tyre that performs equally well on sun-baked roads in Summer and on snow-covered roads in Winter has been invented by Michelin. Appropriately named Michelin CrossClimate, it is a world-first and a boon to Irish motorists throughout the year – even during those infrequent severe winter spells. Where it was advisable previously to keep two sets of tyres– one for […]