Pete Selleck, Michelin X-one tires at the 2011 Challenge Bibendum

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:29+00:00 June 28th, 2011|Categories: 2011 Michelin Challenge Bibendum, Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, Tires, Video|

Berlin, Germany - Pete Selleck, 55, has been with Michelin for 29 years. He has served as president of Michelin's global Truck Tire business since January 2006. In this role, Selleck implemented the Michelin Durable Technologies innovation program, including the rollout of the X-One tires in North America. At the 2011 Challenge Bibendum Selleck talked [...]

Michelin’s active wheel at the 2011 Challenge Bibendum on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:30+00:00 June 6th, 2011|Categories: 2011 Michelin Challenge Bibendum, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Tires, Video, youtube.com|

Pierre Varenne is the Managing director of innovation for research and development for Michelin in Switzerland. At the 2011 Michelin Challenge Bibendum Varenne is showing off the active wheel, a new wheel for an electric car. The evolution of the electric car can be seen in the design of the wheel. In Michelin's active wheel [...]

Continental tires impacted from the Japanese earthquake on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:33+00:00 April 14th, 2011|Categories: #youtube, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Technology, Tires, Video|Tags: , , , , , |

I'm in Algarve, Portugal with Continental tires. They have invited a group of International journalists to drive their new tires, the ECOConti 5 and the SportConti5. This morning I talked with Christian Kotz, Senior Vice President of Research and Development for Passenger and Light truck tires. At the Detroit auto show I spoke to Dr. [...]

Tire Review: General Tire’s G-MAX AS-03 on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:33+00:00 April 14th, 2011|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Driving tips, Tires|

By Christina DesMarais Sonoma, CA - Of the thousands of parts that go into a car, the tire is the only one that touches the road. Not only that, but depending on which ones you choose, they can significantly affect your drive. I learned this after General Tire recently invited me to test their new [...]