Tag: Michelin

Michelin puts total performance into new A/S 3

From the race track to your street car Brothers Édouard and AndrĂ© founded Michelin well over a century ago in Clermont-Ferrand, France where the company’s headquarters are still located. The company mascot, Bibendum, a.k.a. the Michelin Man, is approaching his 120th birthday and remains one of the oldest trademarks in the world. Michelin has come a long way from repairing… Read more →

Testing Pirellis greenest tires

Yesterday I went to a Pirelli Ride and Drive where I drove on Pirelli’s newest “Green” tire – Scorpion Verde All-Season – back-to-back against the Michelin Latitude H/T A/S in identically-prepped BMW X5 35d xDrive diesels. Conveniently, there was a handling course set up for us – consisting of a quick four-cone slalom leading into a sweeping right-hander with rumble… Read more →