Michelin Group has acquired truck tyre supplier Tructyre Fleet Management in a bid to expand its regional presence in the commercial business sector. The acquisition will see the Tructyre service brand run as part of a strategic alliance with Michelin’s tyre distributor ATS Euromaster, which has 335 service centres across the UK. Tructyre, which has 26 service centres across the country, said that the deal was part of a business plan aimed at providing a strategic partner to enable further […]
It is now five years since the credit crunch plunged Europe into deep recession. MT editor Steve Hobson went to Michelin HQ in Clermont-Ferrand to find out how the super-premium tyre maker is weathering the storm.
County Dublin family-run haulier Dixon International has switched to Michelin X Line Energy tyres across its 110-strong truck fleet after a trial revealed significant fuel savings. Us of the X Line tyres in a six month trial involving six tractive units on international work demonstrated an average 5.2% fuel saving.