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2012-03-30 10:20:16

GREENVILLE, S.C., March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin tires have once again ranked highest in customer satisfaction in three segments in the J.D. Power and Associates Original Equipment Tire Customer Satisfaction Study(TM). The 2012 honors, released today, brings Michelin's lifetime total of J.D. Power and Associates awards to 69, more awards than any other tire manufacturer since the study launched in 1989. Michelin received the industry's top honors in the Luxury, Passenger Car, and...

2012-03-29 10:20:26

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When customers are highly satisfied with their vehicle's original tires, they are more likely to be loyal to the vehicle brand at the time of their next purchase, according to the 2012 J.D. Power and Associates U.S. Original Equipment Tire Customer Satisfaction Study. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050527/LAF028LOGO-a) In addition to increasing the likelihood of them re-purchasing the same vehicle brand, highly satisfied...

2012-01-31 10:10:00

BEIJING, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TBWA\Greater China announced today that Renault has appointed the agency its creative partner in China. The win followed a three-way competitive pitch. As Renault's key strategic and creative partner in China, TBWA will handle all of the above-the-line, retail activation and digital work for the brand. As a totally imported brand to China, Renault was positioned as "Casual Luxury", competing with other premium vehicle brands in the Chinese...

2012-01-10 08:00:00

DETROIT, Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration is open for the 2013 Michelin Challenge Design competition (www.michelinchallengedesign.com). Over the years, participants have been challenged to explore safety, alternative powertrains and urban mobility. For next year's challenge, entries will address weight reduction through design, which is becoming a new battleground in the struggle for increasing fuel efficiency. "As an industry, we've come to an interesting crossroad. Consumers and...

2012-01-09 17:54:00

DETROIT, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Marking its 24th year as the official tire of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Michelin -- the world's leading tire manufacturer -- today introduced a new all-season standard passenger car tire that delivers Michelin's renowned technical performance attributes and long-lasting tread life designed specifically for the family car. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040818/MICHELIN ) "The launch of the MICHELIN® Defender(TM)...

2012-01-09 08:46:00

DETROIT, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Technologies, a leading global provider of engineering services and product development IT, was selected by Michelin to display its electric MObility (eMO) engineering study EV as part of the prestigious Michelin Challenge Design display at the 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, beginning January 9. "The eMO project symbolizes the coming of age of Indian automotive engineering," said Warren Harris, Tata...

2012-01-05 11:11:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Michelin launches a new digital tool to help journalists, bloggers and social media enthusiasts stay engaged with the very latest news from the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The tool, Michelin Media Live (www.live.michelinmedia.com), is an innovative communications platform designed to be an ongoing resource for media and a place for automotive enthusiasts to engage. As the sole tire maker attending...

2011-12-12 15:00:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From the hottest to coldest and wettest to driest, 2011 brought extreme weather. And predictions for a severe winter indicate more extreme weather is coming. Extreme weather takes a toll on a vehicle, including wiper blades. Age and use take an obvious toll, but extreme heat and non-use can also impact blade performance. Worn and damaged blades chatter, squeak, streak and smear instead of effectively wiping water away, reducing your...

2011-11-15 15:09:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin today unveiled its second edition MICHELIN Guide Chicago, showcasing the finest restaurants and hotels in the city. The MICHELIN Guide Chicago 2012 offers a selection of 432 restaurants - 21 earning stars - and represents 45 types of cuisine. The guide goes on sale Wednesday, Nov. 16 for $18.99 in area bookstores and online outlets. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111115/CL07316 ) (Logo:...

2011-11-09 09:12:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Michelin is offering a sneak peek at what's in store from MICHELIN Guide Chicago 2012 -- the Bib Gourmand selections, which are restaurants serving two courses and a glass of wine or dessert for $40 or less (tax and gratuity not included). Michelin will announce all selections for its second edition MICHELIN Guide Chicago 2012 on Nov. 15, with copies going on sale Wednesday, Nov. 16, at $18.99. Fifty-six Chicago-area restaurants have earned...