Michelin tops fuel efficiency charts after Volvo tyre trial


 

Michelin said its tyres have set new fuel efficiency records in the UK after its X Line Energy range was fitted to two Volvo trucks. The next generation 4×2 Volvo FM 420, operating with a tri-axle trailer at 40-tonnes, averaged 10.31mpg around Commercial Motor’s 760km road test route earlier this month. This followed less than a year after a 6×2 Volvo FH 460 with I-Save set a new record of 9.49mpg at 44-tonnes. Michelin said the FM used 355/50 R22.5 […]