Michelin Tires Review

Michelin is a tire manufacturer based in France. It is one of the two largest tire manufacturers in the world, along with Bridgestone. It is one of the best-known and most-trusted tire brands in the United States.

Michelin was founded in 1888 by two French brothers, Édouard and André Michelin, who ran a rubber factory in Clermont-Ferrand. Nowadays, in addition to the Michelin brand, it also owns the BFGoodrich, Taurus, Riken, Kormoran and Uniroyal tire brands.

Michelin manufactures a wide variety of tires: Motorcycle/bicycle, Recreational, Heavy truck, Earthmover, Agriculture and Aviation. Michelin is committed to “enhancing freedom of movement, safety, efficiency, and pleasure when on the move”. It has an annual sales of $7.25 billion in North America.
Michelin Tires Review

The most popular Michelin tires are:

Michelin Pilot Sport: the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S plus tires give maximum all-season performance. This model is known for its all-weather performance and its long tread life for high-end performance vehicles, like race cars and luxury vehicles.

Michelin Primacy: Michelin Primacy MXV4 tires are known for great handling on a variety of vehicles: passenger cars, trucks, all-terrain vehicles, SUVs and minivans. They are fairly affordable compared to other models and are good for all weather conditions.

Michelin Symmetry: The Symmetry radial is Michelin’s All-Season tire comfort-tuned for full-sized luxury cars and minivans. It uses a weather-tuned tread compound to reduce driving noise and enhance overall performance. It is good for year-round traction. It is also considered a “green” tire, since the production of this model produces low amount of CO2.


Michelin is also known for its travel guide and restaurant review, the Michelin Guide, which is the world’s most respected source of restaurant information. The highest ranking is three stars. So far, there are only 81 restaurants with three Michelin stars in the world.


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