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Posted on January 13, 2015

Detroit Auto Show's Hottest Cars Roll on High Performance Michelin Tires

MICHELIN® Pilot ® Sport Cup 2 and MICHELIN® Pilot® Super Sport Tires Featured On Top World Debuts

DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2015 – Already recognized for enabling many of the top performing production cars in the world, Michelin is once again prominently featured on several high profile world premieres and other recently introduced automobiles during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

The following automobiles will exclusively feature Michelin tires that were specifically designed and developed in partnership with their respective manufacturer:

“Michelin is proud of our collaboration as a preferred technology partner with many of the world’s leading automakers, we have worked very closely with their engineering teams to design and develop tires that maximize the performance of these amazing vehicles,” said Bob Carroll, vice president of North American sales for Michelin. “We like to say that we don’t just sell tires, we sell technology that enables mobility. Every one of these projects was unique with the tires specifically tuned to the vehicle.”

These vehicles join an impressive and growing list of automobiles exclusively fitted with Michelin tires including: the BMW M3 and M4, Ferrari 458 Speciale, Mercedes Benz SLS AMG Couple Black Series, Porsche 918 Spyder and 911 GT3R.

About Michelin North America

Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. The company has earned a long-standing reputation for building innovative premium tires.  In addition to tires, the company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (www.michelinman.com) employs about 22,700 and operates 19 major manufacturing plants.




 

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