Business, Technology, Fuel

Michelin Reinforces Bet on Hydrogen to Move Beyond Tires

Michelin logo. (Bloomberg News) Bloomberg News

Michelin is intensifying efforts to make fuel cells as the French company bets that growing demand for hydrogen vehicles will help reduce its dependence on tires.

Tara Patel | Bloomberg News
April 8, 2021
Business, Equipment

BFGoodrich Unveils Tires Designed for LTL, Last-Mile Use

BFGoodrich Route Control S and Route Control D tires BFGoodrich Route Control S (left) and Route Control D tires. (BFGoodrich)

BFGoodrich introduced two tires designed for less-than-truckload and last-mile delivery applications in the package and delivery, food and beverage, and other same-day and next-day segments.

June 11, 2020
Business, Equipment

Michelin Upgrades Advantage Program

Michelin North America has announced application and billing enhancements to its Michelin Advantage program, introduced in 2007 to help support the needs of owner-operators and fleets.

September 6, 2019
Business, Equipment

Michelin Taps Alexis Garcin to Lead North American Operation

Michelin Group promoted Alexis Garcin, a 17-year company veteran, to chairman and president of Michelin North America Inc.

June 12, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Michelin Plans to Deploy Einride’s T-Pod

Einride Einride’s Head of Operations, Niklas Reinedahl, (left) with Michelin Group’s CEO Florent Menegaux in front of the T-pod during the Movin’On Summit 2019 in Montreal. (Einride)

Tire maker Michelin Group announced it will deploy an autonomous electric transport system, called T-Pod, from Einride beginning in 2020.

June 10, 2019
Business, Equipment

Michelin Offers Aerodynamic Trailer Kit

Mesilla Valley Transportation truck Mesilla Valley Transportation

Michelin North America Inc. has launched Michelin Energy Guard, an aerodynamic trailer kit for use on 53-foot dry-van or refrigerated trailers.

March 25, 2019

Renault Reshapes Executive Team After Carlos Ghosn’s Resignation

Renault Jean-Dominique Senard, CEO of Michelin & Cie., left, makes a statement after being named chairman of Renault SA as Thierry Bollore, CEO of Renault SA, looks on during a news conference. (Marlene Awaad/Bloomberg News)

Renault SA named a new leadership team hours after Carlos Ghosn resigned as chairman and CEO from a prison cell in Japan, where he has been held for more than two months.

Ania Nussbaum | Bloomberg News
January 24, 2019
Government, Business

Michelin CEO Jean-Dominique Senard Clears Hurdle on Path to Replacing Carlos Ghosn at Renault

Jean-Dominique Senard Jean-Dominique Senard. (Balint Porneczi/Bloomberg)

Michelin CEO Jean-Dominique Senard, a frontrunner to replace Carlos Ghosn atop Renault SA, has passed one of the tests required for the job: support of the French state.

January 18, 2019
Business, Equipment

Michelin to Acquire Tiremaker Camso for $1.45 Billion

Michelin man Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg News

French tiremaker Michelin is bolstering its specialty business with a $1.45 billion deal to buy Camso, a Canadian producer of rubber tracks for farm equipment and snowmobiles.

Ania Nussbaum | Bloomberg News
July 13, 2018
Business, Equipment

Michelin Plans Summer Launch of Drive-Axle Tire for Off-Road Use

Michelin man (Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg News)

Michelin North America Inc. is launching this summer what it described as its most aggressive drive-axle tire made for energy sector and logging fleets operating in extreme conditions.

June 21, 2018