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Michelin posts 2012 net income up to €1.57bn
Michelin have reported year-end net income up from €1.46bn to €1.57bn, despite sharp market contraction. Operating income before non-recurring items rose 25% to €2.4bn, reflecting what Michelin say is restored profitability in the truck tyre business.
Rise in Tyre Related Road Casualties due to Potholes
Following the thaw from the recent freezing conditions that drivers in our region have had to endure, there is once again an increase in the number of potholes appearing on our roads. It becomes a hazard on the daily commute into the office trying to dodge the potholes as hitting one can have the potential to damage your car.
The New EU Tyre Label Regulations Are Here
From 1 November 2012 consumers will know quickly which tyres will help them save fuel with a new easy-to-read label that ranks tyres on a scale from G (bad) to A (best). To make sure these fuel savings do not come at the expense of road safety or noise, three parameters are evaluated: Fuel Efficiency, Wet Grip and Road Noise.
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FAITH - 16 Jun 2013