Michelin has long been recognized as one of the premier manufacturers of all season tires, winter tires, light truck/SUV tires, and performance tires in the world. With a history that is synonymous with the open road as well as the race track, the driving world would be a very different place without Michelin.
Michelin’s contributions to the evolution and advancement of the auto world have been substantial. Not only did Michelin invent the removable tire, they also developed a tire for trains to run on rails called the pleural, as well as the radial tire. Recently, they developed the Active Wheel, which includes built-in electric motors that free up space throughout the vehicle. It is innovations such as these that have confirmed Michelin’s place as one of the most respected names in the industry.
Michelin also has a rich history with motorsports. Having participated in the MotoGP for 36 years between 1972 and 2008, earning 360 victories. Furthermore, Michelin were the tires of choice for every MotoGP champion between 1993 and 2006. Currently, Michelin is heavily involved in races of endurance such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the America Le Mans Series. With tires built to withstand the toughest of driving conditions, you can bet that they’re going to be right for you. Get yours at your local Signature Tire today.
Michelin Tire Options
Michelin Tires — All Season
Michelin’s all seasons are a versatile option for drivers facing a variety of road conditions. The Energy models are particularly popular because they offer impressive fuel efficiency without sacrificing any of the top quality you’d expect to find in a Michelin tire.
Michelin Tires — Winter
Built to withstand whatever the weather can throw at you, Michelin’s winter tires offer impeccable handling in any situation. Canadian drivers will definitely appreciate the treads on these tires which deliver incredible traction control as you hit the road.
Michelin Tires — Light Truck/SUV
Light Truck/SUV tires from Michelin are built to live up to all of your expectations. Whether you’re off road or on, these tires offer the traction and stability your truck or SUV will need to take you on your next adventure.
Michelin Tires — Performance
Michelin’s Performance tires are perfect for drivers who have aspirations of seeing the checkered flag in their rearview mirror. With top of the line handling and versatility, you’ll be amazed at what your vehicle can do with these tires.
Michelin Tire Options
Beyond their tires. Michelin might be best known for their iconic mascot, Bidendum, or as you may know him, the Michelin Man. One of the world’s oldest trademarks, the Michelin man has become a staple in popular culture around the world.
Michelin is also well known for producing Red and Green travel guides, roadmaps, and for its Michelin stars, which are awarded to restaurants for their exemplary cooking.