No more punctures: Michelin, GM goes reveals airless tyres for passenger cars

2019-06-13 11:36

Michelin and General Motors have paired up and presented a new generation of airless wheel technology for passenger vehicles.

Renault boss Carlos Ghosn has resigned - French economy minister

2019-01-24 10:56

Embattled Renault boss Carlos Ghosn has resigned, France's economy minister said ahead of a board meeting at which the French car maker is to appoint his successors.

Michelin says no but Hankook eyeing F1 in 2020

2018-09-03 08:42

Michelin has ruled out bidding to return to Formula 1 in 2020.

WATCH: Michelin's airless, 3D-printed tyre concept

2017-06-30 09:41

Michelin has debuted its aptly-named Visionary mobility concept - an airless, rechargable, 3D-printed tyre. The tyremaker also aims to use biodegradable materials.

Olam starts Gabonese rubber production

2016-01-15 12:45

Olam says it will start rubber production from plantations it owns in a venture with Gabon's government and intends selling rubber to Michelin.

Pirelli beats Michelin to 2017 F1 deal

2015-10-11 15:37

Tyre manufacturer Pirelli has reportedly won the race to be F1's tyre supplier beyond 2016.

F1 tyre contract: Bernie to decide

2015-07-23 08:31

Tyre suppliers will have to rely on F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone to decide who will win the sport's three-year contract. He already has a favourite...

F1 tyre size a deal-breaker for Michelin

2015-06-30 07:54

Michelin has handed down strict terms to the FIA for its proposed return to the F1 - make race tyres 'bigger'.

Michelin 'disappointed' with F1's tyre state

2015-06-18 11:44

Tyre supplier Michelin wants F1 teams to 'drive to the max' during races and end the sports current formula of tyre-saving.

Michelin pushing for F1 return

2015-05-14 06:30

Former F1 tyre-supplier Michelin is considering returning to the sport. If successful it could go head-to-head with current F1 supplier Pirelli.


The Michelin Cup Challenge: A unique, high-speed way of combating street racing in SA

2019-06-12 10:20

Creating a safer and accessible car racing experience for drivers and spectators; and safer public roads for all road users - these are the goals of the Michelin Cup Challenge.

Renault to chart course for post-Ghosn era with new bosses

2019-01-24 08:19

Renault is expected to appoint a new leadership duo to drive the French carmaker into an era without lynchpin Carlos Ghosn, who remains in a Japanese jail on financial misconduct charges.

F1 can thrive without ''big noise' - Dupasquier

2018-05-04 11:03

Former Michelin boss Pierre Dupasquier says that Formula 1 can survive without the big engines and sounds of the past.

'Monsieur Idiot' named France's chef of the year

2016-10-19 22:30

Chef Alexandre Couillon has a name that he himself admits 'is not easy to carry'.

Car makers' green push lifts use of hemp

2016-01-13 22:50

Survey the latest at the Detroit Auto Show and you will find fibres from water bottles in car seats, hemp in the dashboards and citrus peel in the tyres.

Michelin weighs into Pirelli blowout saga

2015-08-31 12:57

Michelin has weighed into the Pirelli blowout saga, insisting it is committed to producing longer-life tyres in Formula 1.

Second F1 tyre supplier still in running

2015-07-21 07:50

The fight is still on between tyre suppliers to secure the bid for the 2017-19 Formula 1 contract and Michelin is keeping on the gloves.

F1 tyre contract: Only 2 bidders

2015-06-20 10:15

Current tyre suppliers Pirelli has tendered for the next three-year Formula 1 contract from 2017 with only one bidder to beat.

Pirelli on pole to win 2017 contract

2015-06-07 11:57

Michelin has reportedly dropped its condition that a 'tyre war' must be reinstated in F1, but the company does want some key changes.

Michelin stars in plug-in Ford Focus

2015-03-10 08:55

Ford's electric Focus will be fitted with Michelin Energy Saver tyres and their owners will have access to the famous Michelin restaurant guide.

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