All 50 States Get on Board with Tire Safety in Driver’s Ed | News | Car and Driver

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More than two years ahead of their target date, Michelin and the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) have secured commitments from all 50 U.S. states to include consistent tire-maintenance and safety information in their driver education programs. Michelin North America chairman and president Pete Selleck told C/D that it had once seemed like a daunting feat for the tire maker and the FIA, which partnered on a Beyond the Driving Test initiative with the goal of having all 50 states on board by 2020.

“We thought that was aggressive, and then we went to work and discovered some interesting allies in the fight,” Selleck said. Not only was support found in the traffic-safety community, but the states themselves also proved to be key partners, he said. 

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Michelin signs synthetic rubber supply deal with Nizhnekamskneftekhim

Russian rubber and petrochemicals manufacturer Nizhnekamskneftekhim signed an agreement to provide synthetic rubber to Michelin during a meeting held in late June.

A delegation from the Russian company, including Vladimir Busygin, chairman of the board of directors and other senior officials, visited Michelin’s R&D center in Clermont-Ferrand, France to discuss the supply of new brands of synthetic rubber to the tyre maker.

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Global Automotive Winter Tires Market 2017 – Bridgestone, Continental, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

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The worldwide Automotive Winter Tires Market report is an in-depth research on the current situation of the Automotive Winter Tires industry. The research study of Global Automotive Winter Tires Market 2017 offers a strategic assessment of Automotive Winter Tires market. The industry report focuses on the growth opportunities, which will help the Automotive Winter Tires industry to expand operations in the existing markets globally.

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Global Automotive Aftermarket – Automotive

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LONDONJuly 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Automotive Aftermarket in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Mechanical Products, Electrical Products, Electronic Products, Exterior and Structural Products, Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives, and Appearance Chemicals. 

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, CanadaJapanEuropeAsia-PacificMiddle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. 

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Michelin Files Suit Against Tire Recappers

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Michelin North America has filed a lawsuit against Tire Recappers of Nashville, alleging the company infringed design patents for the BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM2 and Michelin LTX M/S2 tires.

The lawsuit alleges that two Tire Recappers tire models — the Cross Grip M/T and the All Position Highway 2 — infringe Michelin’s U.S. Patent Nos. D530,266 and D639,235. Michelin filed the suit in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee in Nashville.

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Tire & Rubber Industry Rundown: European Rubber Journal

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Asia BD price drop… Nike sales… Clariant-Huntsman link-up… Michelin buys wine reviewer… Conti acquires… Eversafe Rubber… SKF sued ?… Firestone leak… UK down… Kumho limbo… Thai NR…

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Michelin extends tire building project in Nova Scotia, Canada

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Michelin North America announced an additional two years of tire building at its Michelin Pictou County site in Nova Scotia to meet consumer demand for winter products. Initially, the MICHELIN Latitude X-Ice Xi2 winter tire project was announced in March 2016 for a period of two years; it has now been extended until May 2020.

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Farm Tire Market – North America Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 – 2025

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This report is on North America farm tire market provides analysis for the period 2015–2025, wherein 2016 is the base year and the period from 2017 to 2025 is the forecast period. Data for 2015 has been included as historical information. The report covers market dynamics including drivers, restraints opportunities, and trends expected to influence the North America farm tire market growth during the said period. Factors that are playing a major role in driving the North America farm tire market have also been covered in the study.

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Michelin acquires share in Robert Parker Wine Advocate

With the signing of a contract, and possibly the clinking of glasses, Michelin sealed its acquisition of a 40 per cent stake in Robert Parker Wine Advocate and RobertParker.com, the world’s most widely read independent consumers’ guide to fine wine. The tyre maker views this equity investment as a measure that strengthens and broadens its “experience in the area of gourmet dining.”

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Michelin Applauds Saskatchewan Law

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Michelin North America (Canada) is applauding the Government of Saskatchewan, Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure, and the Saskatchewan Trucking Association, who worked collaboratively for the province to become Canada’s fourth to enact regulations that permit the trucking industry to increase hauling and payload capacity.

The total payload increase from 7,700 kg per axle to 8,500 kg allows the industry to adopt wide-base single heavy-truck tires while decreasing fuel consumption and green-house gas emissions.

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