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Nov 20, 2015, 15:30 ET
Michelin North America To Sponsor Free Rides on The People Mover For Thanksgiving Day

Detroit People Mover Rides Sponsored by Michelin to Ease Traffic Downtown

 Riding on the Detroit People Mover on Thanksgiving Day is easy and this year it will be free. For the second consecutive year, Detroit People...

Oct 16, 2015, 08:10 ET
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Katie Couric, Michelin Encourage Drivers To Share Best Advice On Safe Driving

Michelin North America and Katie Couric, Yahoo global news anchor and New York Times bestselling author of The Best Advice I Ever Got, are inviting...

Oct 12, 2015, 10:30 ET
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Michelin's Annual Charity Golf Tournament Raises Record $682,000 For Eight Local Charities

Michelin North America today announced that it raised a record $682,000 from its annual charity golf tournament. The event, which is held every...

Aug 10, 2015, 14:00 ET
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BFGoodrich® Tires Announces Safety Recall For Certain Commercial Light Truck Tire Sizes

 BFGoodrich® Tires announced today it is recalling approximately 129,000 tires that were sold in the U.S., Canada and Mexico....

Aug 03, 2015, 14:00 ET
Michelin Defender LTX M/S Delivers Strong, Long-Lasting Tire For Light Trucks and SUVs

MICHELIN DEFENDER LTX M/S Delivers Strong, Long-Lasting Tire For Light Trucks And SUVs

 Michelin announced today that it is extending the well-known DEFENDER® promise of outstanding durable tread life to light trucks, SUVs...

Jun 16, 2015, 14:57 ET
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Who Could Ever Forget His Or Her First Car?--Not Many Of Us According To A Survey By Michelin

Getting the keys to your first car is a moment that people never forget. For most of us, that car – old, new or somewhere in between –...

Jun 15, 2015, 14:06 ET
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Michelin To Invest $22 Million To Increase Capacity At Dothan, Ala., Manufacturing Plant

Michelin North America today announced it is investing $22 million in its Dothan facility in order to increase the production of its...

May 21, 2015, 16:17 ET
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Michelin and The Weather Channel Team Up for a S.A.F.E.R. Summer Driving Season

 As National Tire Safety Week (May 24-30) kicks off the summer travel season, Michelin and The Weather Channel (Weather) have teamed up to...

Apr 01, 2015, 11:00 ET
Michelin's Innovative Premier Tires To Come On New 2016 Lexus RX

Michelin's Innovative Premier Tires To Come On New 2016 Lexus RX

 The exciting new 2016 Lexus RX, introduced at the New York International Auto Show, arrives with Michelin's latest advancement in tire safety...

Nov 21, 2014, 12:12 ET
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Michelin Provides Free Rides on Detroit People Mover for Thanksgiving

For the first time, on Thanksgiving, Detroit People Mover patrons will enjoy free rides as they attend downtown Detroit activities. Thousands of...

Nov 20, 2014, 17:14 ET

Michelin Opens World's First Manufacturing Plant To Build Revolutionary Airless Radial Tire

 Michelin today marked the opening of its newest plant in North America, which will produce the innovative MICHELIN® X® TWEEL®...

Jun 03, 2014, 08:10 ET
Michelin Reminds Everyone to Check Their Tires During National Tire Safety Week (PRNewsFoto/Michelin North America and ...)

Michelin and Present Tire Safety Tips During National Tire Safety Week

 National Tire Safety Week is an industry-wide initiative that educates drivers about the importance of proper tire care. Summer is the season...

Apr 02, 2014, 10:30 ET

Michelin Launches Revolutionary Premier® All-Season Tire This Spring In North America

 Michelin announced today the MICHELIN® Premier® A/S tire with revolutionary new EverGrip™ Technology is now available to...

Jan 15, 2014, 11:01 ET
At the Detroit Auto Show, Michelin introduced the Premier(R) A/S with EverGrip(TM).  (PRNewsFoto/Michelin North America)

Michelin Sets New Standard In Automotive Safety With Michelin(R) Premier(R) A/S Tire

Michelin Sets New Standard In Automotive Safety With Michelin(R) Premier(R) A/S Tire /* Style Definitions...

Dec 13, 2013, 14:00 ET
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Michelin Issues Safety Recall For Commercial Light Truck Tires

 Michelin North America, Inc. today announced a safety recall of approximately 1.3 million of its Michelin LTX M/S commercial light truck...

Oct 16, 2013, 11:00 ET
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Michelin Reveals Bay Area's 2014 Bib Gourmands Ahead Of MICHELIN Guide Debut

Michelin revealed its coveted list of Bib Gourmand restaurants in the greater San Francisco area, exactly one week prior to the release of the...

Jul 12, 2013, 11:59 ET
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Michelin Issues Voluntary Safety Recall For Some Of Its Light Truck Replacement Tires

 Michelin North America, Inc. today announced a voluntary safety recall of approximately 100,000 tires in order to retrieve an estimated 2,500...

Jul 01, 2013, 14:25 ET
New MICHELIN(R) Pilot(R) Sport A/S 3 Driven by Michelin Test Driver, Sarah Robinson.  (PRNewsFoto/Michelin North America)

The MICHELIN® Pilot® Sport A/S 3 Tire Now Available

 Today, the all-new MICHELIN® Pilot® Sport A/S 3 tire hits the market in time for the summer driving season. The latest tire in the...

Jun 17, 2013, 11:00 ET
Michelin survey confirms GPS is clearly not foolproof.  (PRNewsFoto/Michelin North America)

Survey: Most Drivers Using GPS Say It Has Led Them Astray

 GPS has changed the way people travel, but 63 percent of U.S. drivers who have used GPS say the technology has led them astray at least once...

Jan 15, 2013, 06:00 ET
Michelin Challenge Design(TM) Announces 2014 Theme.  (PRNewsFoto/Michelin)

Michelin Challenge Design™ Announces 2014 Theme

 Michelin today announced the theme for its 2014 Michelin Challenge Design™ competition; Driven/Undriven: The Duality of Tomorrow's...