Category: 2010 Challenge Bibendum

Didier Miraton has been a Managing Partner of Michelin since May 11, 2007. Michelin is led by Messrs Michel Rollier, Managing General Partner. Both Didier Miraton and Jean-Dominique Senard are Non-General Managing Partners. This distinction is not just for hierarchy sake. Michel Rollier “is jointly and severally liable for the full amount of the company’s [...]

Richard (Dick) Wilkerson is the Chairman and President, Michelin North America, Inc. Wilkerson talked to us at the 2010 Challenge Bibendum held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Wilkerson talked about the technology 20-30 years from now in the auto business. China, India and Brazil are major backbone infrastructure, and Michelin has major projects going on [...]

Florent Menegau is President of Michelin’s Worldwide Passenger Car and Light Truck Tire Business. We met at the 2010 Challenge Bibendum, sponsored by Michelin, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Fifty-five percent of Michelin’s product revolves around car and light truck tire business. When I asked Megenau how sales were he said, recovering. The OEMs, he [...]

Audi E-tron & BMW Vision wins Concept car of the year; Nissan Leaf wins production June 21 – The ninth annual North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards were announced this evening during a ceremony at the Automotive Hall of Fame. Making electrified technology an across-the-board theme for this year’s awardees, the co-winners of [...]