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Michelin Group Company Receives President’s Award From Toyota Industries

Camso Japan Co. Ltd., the Japanese arm of Michelin Group company Camso Inc., has received the President’s Award from Toyota Industries Corp. (TYO:6201). Given out only to Toyota Industries’ most outstanding suppliers, the President’s Award is based on an evaluation of all suppliers across the company’s automotive, materials-handling equipment and textile machinery businesses. The award follows on from one given...

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Michelin Japan to Reissue 4×4 Classic Car Tire

Nihon Michelin Tire Co. Ltd. has announced a July 15 relaunch for the X M+S 244, an all-wheel drive tire for classic cars. In addition to its off-road performance, the X M+S 244 offers excellent handling, stability and wear resistance on regular roads. It was first launched in 1990. The reissued tire retains its original appearance, but comes with improved...

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Michelin Japan to Launch Two New Tires for Modern Classic Cars

Nihon Michelin Tire Co. Ltd. is set to launch the Pilot Exalto PE2 car tire in April followed by the Primacy 3 in July, targeting both of these toward use in modern classic cars. Also referred to as “young-timers,” modern classic cars produced in the 1980s and 1990s are becoming increasingly popular in recent years both in Japan and abroad...

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Michelin Moves to Build First Tire Recycling Plant

The Michelin Group is set to build its first tire recycling plant, locating this in the Antofagasta region of Chile as a joint venture with Swedish-based Scandinavian Enviro Systems AB (Enviro). Construction on the plant is slated to begin this year, with production then beginning in 2023. The project is expected to require an investment of around $30 million. Enviro...

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Michelin Seals Deal With Air France to Become Exclusive Tire Supplier for Next 10 Years

The Michelin Group recently announced that it has been chosen to serve as Societe Air France SA’s exclusive tire supplier for the next 10 years. Beyond just covering tire supply, a new agreement between the two companies will see them bolster their collaborative efforts with regard to the sustainable development of the aviation sector, including CO2 emissions reduction and the...

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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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