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Francois Michelin dies at age 88

9:24 am U.S. ET | April 29, 2015

Francois Michelin, who headed the French tire giant that bears his family name for 47 years, died Wednesday at age 88....
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NICK GIBBS

BLOG: How Michelin may give Europe's SUV craze even more traction

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 13, 2015

Michelin has developed a tire that could give even more traction to Europe's SUV craze....
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Michelin CEO aims to win share from Chinese rivals

Jan. 21, 2015 07:48 CET

Michelin aims to counter rising pressure from low-cost Chinese brands in Europe and North America by increasing the number of cheaper tires it offers from budget subbrands, the tire maker's CEO, Jean-Dominique Senard, told Automotive News Europe....
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Michelin aims to fight off Chinese rivals on 2 fronts

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015

Michelin Group will counter rising pressure from fast-growing, low-cost Chinese brands in Europe and North America by increasing the number of cheaper tires it offers from budget subbrands such as Tigar, Kleber and Riken. The French company also aims to double its revenues in China in the next 10 years. Michelin CEO Jean-Dominique Senard, 61, discussed both topics with Automotive News Europe Correspondent Nick Gibbs....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Check out the ANE e-magazine for January

Jan. 7, 2015 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine is ready for you to view. This month's edition looks at why Jaguar expects 2015 to be a record-breaking year....
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Michelin to double budget-tire sales to counter Chinese

Nov. 28, 2014 06:01 CET

Michelin will nearly double the proportion of budget tires in its global sales mix to as much as 30 percent to counter the huge rise in Chinese imports sold in Europe and the U.S., CEO Jean-Dominique Senard told Automotive News Europe....
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NICK GIBBS

BLOG: Michelin gains from homegrown distrust in China

6:22 am U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2014

European sales of cheap Chinese tires are growing fast, but in China suppliers such as Michelin are winning customers who don't trust homegrown tire makers....
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Michelin seen missing 2014 sales goal, report says

Sept. 23, 2014 11:37 CET

Michelin may miss its goal of boosting sales by 3 percent this year on weak European and emerging markets, a French daily reported, citing the company's finance chief Marc Henry....
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