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Posted on October 09, 2023

Michelin Energy Guard and Utility Trailers Finalize Agreement for Utility Trailers

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  • Michelin Energy Flaps are the first standard aerodynamic flaps in the industry.
  • New molded 24”x28” flap specifically designed for the Utility chassis.

GREENVILLE, S.C., Oct. 9, 2023 – Michelin Energy Flaps are now standard specification on Utility Trailers and are now available to all Utility OEM dealers.   

 

Michelin has started to roll out the new 24”x28” flap, the first standard aerodynamic flap in the industry, specifically for Utility Trailer chassis.                                                                                              

                                                                                                             

“The Michelin Energy Flap is designed to increase safety with optimally dispersed water spray downward, away,” said Pierluigi Cumo, B2B VP of Marketing for Michelin North America, Inc. “Expanding our partnership with Utility Trailers demonstrates that Michelin is providing the latest technology in energy flaps and delivering on our promise of a more sustainable future.”

                                                                                                                           

The Michelin Energy Flaps – with advanced technological construction, ultraviolet resistance and ability to withstand operating temperatures from -40°F to 212°F (-40°C-100°C) –  are designed through advanced research and development to greatly reduce vehicle drag. The low-flex and anti-sail design helps keep Energy Flaps straight while the vehicle is in motion. The patented mounted surface assures optimal installation without drilling. The flap is made with up to 60%-80% recycled materials.

 

All Michelin Energy Guard products are available from the OEM through Aurora Parts or directly from the OEM Dealer.

 

To learn more about the Michelin Energy Guard family of products, visit our Energy Guard website.

 

About Michelin North America

Michelin, the leading mobility company, is dedicated to enhancing its customers’ mobility, and sustainably; designing and distributing the most innovative tires, services and solutions for its customers’ needs; providing digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences; and developing high-technology materials that serve a variety of industries. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 23,000 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada. (michelinman.com)

 

For more information, contact:

David Finleyson

Michelin North America                                                                                 

david.finleyson@michelin.com

www.michelinmedia.com

 

 

 

 

 

  

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About Michelin North America

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. (michelinman.com