Michelin is trusted to equip one out of three commercial aircrafts in the world, and ensures your safety while landing at up to 420km/h.
PERformance made to last
IT’S ESSENTIAL TO EXTEND THE LIFESPAN OF TYRES
Producing tyres today still consumes quite a bit of energy and raw materials.
If tires were used until their legal tread limit*, 128 million tires could be spared every year in Europe
That’s a saving of 6,9 billion euros, and 6,6 million tons of CO2 that aren’t rejected back into the atmosphere**.
At Michelin, we’ve always made it our mission to make tires that are perform and remain safe, in spite of the distance travelled. A guiding principle that we apply to all of our tires: for cars, bikes, motorcycles, trucks, planes, etc.
MICHELIN HAS BEEN FIGHTING TO MAKE TESTING WORN TYRES THE NORM
Michelin has long been committed to make performance tests on worn tires compulsory. Because life happens on worn tires, we are continuously working to make our tires perform throughout their entire life span.
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* Legal limit: 1,6mm, subject to regular wear of your tyres and compliance with the recommendations of the tyre and car manufacturers. If in doubt, consult a specialist
** Reduction of 128M of tyres in Europe due to early replacement and 6,6M of tons of CO2 emissions. Technical position paper, 09/27/2016, on "Raw material, fuel consumption and CO2 emissions related to early removal of passenger car tyres".
Internal calculations carried out at Ladoux Technology Center (Clermont-Ferrand, France)