Michelin to invest heavily in rolling resistance project

February 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;2/11/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 14, p3
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The article reports that Michelin North America Inc. will invest $6.8 million in research and development to increase fuel economy by reducing tire rolling resistance over the next three years. Michelin Americas Research Co. will lead the project. It is stated that the project will begin immediately and is expected to lead to the development of new materials, modeling tools and manufacturing processes for future tires.


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