Michelin

Michelin is a well known tyre brand across the world that is located in Clermont-Ferrand region of France. The company started operation on 28th May, 1889 and two years later, it procured its first patent for the detachable pneumatic tyre. In the year 1900, the Michelin Red Guide was published and in 1911, the Michelin Sports Association was created. In 1916, it had built the first paved runway in the world. During 1920 to 1930, The company’s large rubber plantations were operated in Vietnam and it invented the ‘Micheline’ locomotive and pneumatic tyre for railway cars. In 1934, the tyre maker introduced the run flat tyre, which is also called as self-supporting tyre. This firm had filed a patent for the new radial tyre in 1946 and later adapted its radial technology to truck tyres. The year 1965 marked the inauguration of Ladoux Testing and Research Center, while in 1979, it won the Formula 1 championship. The first radial motorcycle tyre was developed in 1984 and during 1990s, the low rolling resistance tyres were introduced. In 2001, Michelin designed the world’s largest earthmover tyre and the creation of Michelin Travel Partner took place in 2011. The French tyre maker currently has 67 plants in 17 countries and employs nearly 1,11,200 people in around 170 nations. Michelin tyres in India was started more than a decade ago, which manufactures products for cars, two wheelers, trucks and aircrafts as well. Michelin dealers are available in several cities to cater to the buyers requirements besides assisting them with the Michelin tyres price list for an easy purchase.