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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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Michelin Japan Lines up February Launch for New Mining Tire

Nihon Michelin Tire Co. Ltd. is planning a Feb. 3 launch for the Michelin XDR3, a new tire for use with mining equipment. The tire will be offered in the size of 27.00R49. Since stopping mining equipment means putting a halt to work, the industry has a need for long-life tires that rarely break down. Companies are also calling for...

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Michelin, Continental, Smag Form JV for Rubberway Smartphone App

Michelin, Continental AG and agricultural software developer Smag are forming a joint venture for Rubberway, a smartphone application aimed at mapping the supply chain for natural rubber. The new JV is slated to begin operations by the end of 2019 and will focus on bolstering the app’s technological development and rollout. The Rubberway app has been designed to comply with...

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Michelin Japan to Launch New Circuit Racing Sports Tire Usable on Public Roads

Nihon Michelin Tire Co. Ltd. is set to launch the new Michelin Pilot Sport Cup2 R, marketing this as a circuit racing sports tire that can also be used on public roads. The tire will be available in two sizes, with the lineup consisting of one 20-inch and one 21-inch size. Incorporating the latest technologies that Michelin has cultivated throughout...

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Michelin Japan to Start up Free Replacement Service for Punctured Tires Purchased Online

Nihon Michelin Tire Co. Ltd. recently announced that it is set to start up a free replacement service for punctured tires from Aug. 8 onward, looking to give its customers even greater peace of mind when it comes to buying tires off the company’s direct-sales website. The service will be available to customers who buy four tires from Michelin Japan’s...

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Michelin, GM Work Together to Develop Prototype Airless Tire

Michelin Group and General Motors Co. (GM) recently announced that they have developed the Michelin Uptis Prototype, a new generation of airless wheel technology for passenger cars. The companies presented this prototype at the Movin’On Summit for 2019, a recent event aimed at achieving more sustainable mobility on a global level. Michelin and GM are continuing to conduct joint R&D...

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