A car driving in the rain

Grip on wet surfaces or the eternal struggle between tire and water

The tire’s grip on wet surfaces is a complex and dynamic phenomenon that involves two mechanisms: grip and hydroplaning.
Two tires of Michelin X Radial

The X (Radial) tire is 70 years old

With MICHELIN X in 1949, the first touring tire with a radial body, MICHELIN gave the market what is still today the most important revolution in tires: the radial structure.
Moto at MotoGP

MICHELIN and MotoGP™ – An ongoing challenge

Two years ago, after an absence from MotoGP™ that lasted from 2009 until 2016, and after making an indelible mark on the championship, MICHELIN made its comeback to motorcycle racing’s premier series. Practically three seasons into its current term, this video takes a behind-the-scenes look at the French tyre firm’s...
The Vision Concept Team

VISION concept voted “Best of the Best”

On September 28, 2018 in Singapore, Michelin received the “Best of the Best” award from Red Dot for its VISION concept. This is a genuine recognition for the Group’s designers whose work, at the service of innovation, often remains in the shadows. Here we put it under the spotlight.
Two people testing a piece of tire using digital simulation

“Computer simulation gives us a competitive edge”

Essential today in our product design, computer simulation is also necessary for improving manufacturing processes. The complete picture with André Colom, Simulation and Data Science Director at Ladoux (MICHELIN Research Center, France).
Mondial Auto Paris 2018

Michelin at the paris motor show: 120 years of innovation at the service of sustainable mobility

From October 4 to 14, 2018, the 120th edition of the Paris Motor Show will be held at the Parc des Expositions in Porte de Versailles. A trade show that, with over 1 million visitors, remains one of the largest motor shows in the world. It is certainly the oldest....
Logo Gazelles & Men rally

Gazelles and men rally: michelin embraces equality

From November 3 to 11, two employees from our Vallodolid plant in Spain, Irene Barrigon and Luis Gaton, will defend the values of Michelin’s WoMen Forward network at the Gazelles and Men Rally in Morocco.
Jean-Dominique Senard surrounded by people

MICHELIN : a responsible global employer in every way

The diversity of our talented employees, our cultures and our work environments generates the energy, performance and creativity of our Group.

MICHELIN Agilis CrossClimate Tire: all-year-round mobility for commercial vehicles and small trucks

After passenger vehicles, the MICHELIN CrossClimate range has extended to small trucks and light commercial vehicles with MICHELIN Agilis CrossClimate tires. These winter-certified summer tires guarantee safety in all weather conditions.

Formula-E – Michelin partenaire officiel de la compétition pour la cinquième année

Nouvelle monoplace Gen2 et nouveau pneu MICHELIN Pilot Sport, le 15 décembre 2018 débute en Arabie Saoudite, à Riyadh, la 5ème saison du Championnat ABB FIA Formula-E. La première compétition monoplace urbaine 100% électrique au monde, et dont MICHELIN est partenaire officiel depuis l’origine. Une saison 2018-2019 qui fait la...

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