Michelin creates a variety of tires for passenger cars, trucks, SUVs and more. While some of these tires increase on-road driver response and handling, others ensure positive traction and strength for off-road driving. Michelin also produces tires for motorcycles, earthmovers and agricultural vehicles, making sure that every vehicle operates its best for thousands of miles.
Michelin started manufacturing tires in 1907 and continued onward until 1930 when the Great Depression took its toll on the company. In 1950, Michelin took off once again and is now worth over $7.25 billion a year. Michelin has 18 factories in 16 locations, employing more than 22,000 people.
Michelin's Tire Technology
Michelin produces its tires with a variety of technologies for increasing steering precision, handling and more. Michelin's BAZ Technology consists of spirally wrapped nylon strips in the tread area for optimizing high-speed handling and decreasing tire distortion. Comfort Control Technology ensures tire uniformity and minimizes tread acoustics, and DuraGuard Technology increases sidewall strength and tire durability.
Michelin Safety Standards
Michelin takes tire safety to another level by adhering to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and using innovative technologies in its tires. Michelin labels its tires with DOT markings to signify that they comply with the U.S. Department of Transportation's standards. Michelin uses steel belts under the tread to ensure tire strength and two sidewall plies to reduce blowouts.
Michelin's Tire Inventory
Michelin has tires that improve the performance of sports coupes and increases the traction for off-road trucks. Some of its most popular tires include:
Invest in Michelin Tires
For dependable performance and driveability, invest in a set of Michelin tires from Kauffman Tire. Whether you drive a sports coupe or a heavy-duty truck, we have the best selection of Michelin tires for your ride. From all-season to mud-terrain, Michelin tires keep your vehicle going strong on and off the road.
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