Posted on August 23, 2012

Michelin® X One® Network Expands to Include Travelcenters Of America Locations

Fleets will have access to MICHELIN X One tires at over 200 additional nationwide locations

Greenville, SC. (August 23, 2012) – Michelin Americas Truck Tires today announced an agreement with TravelCenters of America (TA), operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers branded travel centers,  that will add even more MICHELIN X One tire availability to the existing strong network of servicing dealers and travel plazas. These additional TA/Petro locations will expand the total number of MICHELIN X One servicing dealers to nearly 2000 locations nationwide.

 “TA has a comprehensive offering for drivers and fleets.  Michelin is looking forward to working with the TA/Petro network to offer the fuel and weight savings benefits of the MICHELIN X One tire to their customers,” said Vic Koelsch, chief operating officer, Michelin Americas Truck Tires. “Through the MICHELIN® ONCall™ network, fleets running MICHELIN X One tires have comparable road availability to that of our dual tires. The addition of over 200 TA locations and 450 service trucks will strengthen MICHELIN          X One’s coverage even more, helping increase our customers’ uptime and solidifying the    X One tire as an overall solution.”

 TA will be offering several MICHELIN® X One® tire offerings including the MICHELIN®         X One® XDA® ENERGY, X One® XDN®2,  and X One® XTA® in the 445/50R22.5 size and the MICHELIN® X One® XTE® in the 455/55R22.5 size at over 200 travel centers across the United States beginning in September.

 “We are pleased to have entered this agreement with Michelin and to be able to offer our fleet and owner-operator customers the widest available variety of tire replacement choices,” said Tom O’Brien, President and CEO of TravelCenters.


Mary Ann Kotlarich

Michelin North America        


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Michelin, the leading mobility company, is working with tires, around tires and beyond tires to enable Motion for Life. Dedicated to enhancing its clients’ mobility and sustainability, Michelin designs and distributes the most suitable tires, services and solutions for its customers’ needs. Michelin provides digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences. Bringing its expertise to new markets, the company is investing in high-technology materials, 3D printing and hydrogen, to serve a wide variety of industries — from aerospace to biotech. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 22,500 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada. (