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Five steps to bring retread savings to vocational truck tire applications

Rolling through rugged construction sites, cornering in cramped city streets, or tackling rough-and-tumble, stop-and-go refuse tasks, you demand performance from your vocational tires above all. While the ROI that their long-haul brethren reap from retreads is well documented, that same value prop can be true for vocational tires. And you don’t have to just take

Michelin begins shutdown of U.S., Canadian plants due to Coronavirus

Michelin North America, Inc., will begin a temporary, phased shutdown of some of its tire production facilities in the United States and Canada due to the broad effects of the COVID-19 strain of the Coronavirus. The company said the phased suspension of some manufacturing will begin immediately and, based on the current outlook, will last

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Michelin continues North Americas operations, but monitoring Coronavirus

Michelin said March 19 that the company is monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely and making plans for short-, mid- and long-term contingencies; however, to date, all of the company’s activities in North America are operating normally. The company says at this time its immediate priority is the health and safety of its employees and communities,

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TMC 2020: All the news from the show (Updated)

Fleet Equipment is live covering the 2020 TMC Annual Meeting and Exhibition, the industry’s annual gathering where rules and regulations are set, issues are discussed, and news is made. You can find all that news below, and this post will be updated throughout the week as more news breaks. You can also find the rest

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Michelin introduces light maintenance program for trailers

Michelin Mechanical Care, a new program that outsources scheduled light mechanical maintenance for trailers, was introduced by the company’s Services Division at TMC 2020. Michelin Mechanical Care is powered by Decisiv’s Service Relationship Management (SRM) technology. Leveraging the Michelin Commercial Service Network, the offer coordinates trailer light mechanical service needs through a network of technicians who, according

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Truck tire experts on regional application solutions

Fleet Equipment brought together seven tire manufacturers to talk about getting the best tire solution for regional applications.

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Michelin enhances Small Commercial Fleets Advantage Program

Michelin North America has announced application and billing enhancements to its Michelin Advantage program.

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Advances in tire-monitoring technology help mitigate premature wear

The well-known benefits of tire pressure monitoring and automatic tire inflation systems have lead to their steady adoption by fleets.

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Michelin rolls out all-season, heavy-duty tire for light-duty truck applications

Michelin North America Inc. unveiled its new Michelin Agilis CrossClimate tire for small-business owners and commercial fleets. This tire was designed specifically for ¾- and 1-ton pick-up trucks and vans used in commercial applications, as well as for European van platforms that have become increasingly popular in the North American market. These vehicles are seen

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Making effective drive tire choices for everything from linehaul to severe service vehicles

“Fleets want the best of both worlds, so the latest features and technologies being designed in new drive tires are providing industry-leading mileage and even wear,” says Sharon Cowart, director of product marketing at Michelin North America Inc. “Construction features such as dual compound treads allow the tire to be built with a top layer

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What can tire dealer survey data tell us about commercial tires?

With tires making up a significant portion of a fleet’s cost, a bit of outside advice can mean a great deal of savings in the long run. One great place to start looking for advice is with a commercial tire dealer. “Commercial servicing dealers are experts at commercial tires and are a valuable resource for

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Michelin North America announces tire price increase

Michelin North America, Inc. will increase U.S. national account prices up to 8% for all commercial brands, products and services, effective Dec. 1. Separately, effective Jan. 1, Michelin North America’s passenger tire business will increase prices up to 5% for passenger and light truck tires under the Michelin, BFGoodrich, and Uniroyal brands, as well as Michelin tires in the