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Michelin Japan to Hold First Virtual Exhibition for Motorcycle Tires This Month

Nihon Michelin Tire Co. Ltd. is all set to hold the Michelin Motorcycle Tire Virtual Exhibition, the company’s first online-hosted virtual exhibition for motorcycle tires. The exhibition is mostly targeted toward the Asia–Oceania region, and beyond just introducing products will show guests a wide range of content. This will include explaining the technologies used by the company; exhibiting motorcycles with...

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Michelin Partners With Canadian Startup Pyrowave to Work on Plastic Waste Recycling

The Michelin Group recently announced that it has formed a partnership with Canadian startup company Pyrowave Inc. Through this partnership, Michelin will look to make a speedy entry into the market for plastic waste recycling technology. A total of more than 20 million euros ($24.53 million) is set to be invested into joint development here, with an industrial demonstrator slated...

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Toyota Adopts Michelin’s Run-Flat Tires as OE for New Lexus LC500 Convertible

Toyota Motor Corp. (TYO:7203) has selected the Michelin Pilot Sport Super ZP as OE for its new-model Lexus LC500 Convertible. Offering impressive sporty performance, the high-performance run-flat tire was developed to help realize the world-leading sports car technology and performance of the Lexus LC line. By employing technology developed for endurance races, the Pilot Sport Super ZP exhibits excellent wear...

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Michelin Japan Targets August Launch for New Studless Winter Tires With Better Braking on Ice

Nihon Michelin Tire Co. Ltd. is looking to begin sales of the X-Ice Snow, a new studless winter tire, as part of a sequential launch starting on Aug. 11. The tire will be available in a total of 84 sizes. Compared to the existing X-Ice 3+, the X-Ice Snow brings a 9 percent improvement to braking performance on ice, as...

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Michelin Japan Supplies High-Performance Tires as OE for New Toyota GR Yaris

Nihon Michelin Tire Co. Ltd. recently revealed that the Michelin Pilot Sport 4S, a tire designed for use in high-performance cars, has been adopted as OE for Toyota Motor Corp.’s (TYO:7203) new GR Yaris. A flagship model in Michelin’s lineup of sports tires, the Pilot Sport 4S serves to fully draw out the capabilities of the cars it is fitted...

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Michelin Partners With Swedish Company to Develop Recycling Technology for Used Tires

The Michelin Group is partnering with Scandinavian Enviro Systems AB (Enviro), a Swedish-based tire recycling company, on a large-scale project to develop and commercialize pyrolysis technology for the recycling of used tires. Pyrolysis is a method of chemically breaking down organic compounds through rapid heating. This then allows for the formation of new products which the treated organic compound did...

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