At Tyre City, we proudly stock a broad selection of high quality Michelin tyres at competitive prices. Since it started producing tyres over 100 years ago, Michelin has become a household name. Today, it has an impressive reputation for its commitment to offering uncompromised quality and safety through its wide range of products, all the while helping to shape and revolutionise the motoring and transport industry as we know it.
Michelin was founded by André and Édouard Michelin - two brothers who ran a rubber factory in Clermont-Ferrand, France. In 1889, a cyclist visited the factory with a pneumatic tyre that needed repairing. After trying for several hours to remove the tyre from the rim it was glued to, the brothers, confident in having made a suitable fix, tested the bicycle, only to find it hadn’t worked. Not deterred by their failure, it was at this moment that the businessmen decided to take matters into their own hands.
Working together, the brothers created their very own pneumatic tyre - one that did not need to be glued to the rim. By 1891, Michelin had taken out its first patent for a removable pneumatic tyre and it was from here that the business started to grow rapidly.
During the 1920s and 1930s, the business began operating large rubber plantations, and by 1946, it had patented its radial tyre - a technological innovation which lead Michelin to become one of the world’s leading tyre manufacturers.
As its success grew over the following decades, Michelin continued to develop and produce tyres acknowledged globally for their superior construction. Today, Michelin produces tyres across Europe in countries such as France, Spain, Germany, Poland, Italy and the UK, as well as internationally throughout the USA, Thailand, Brazil, Japan and several other countries.
Why Choose Michelin Tyres?
Michelin prides itself on its ability to offer customers an enjoyable ride every time they get behind the wheel, and there are a number of reasons why this brand of tyre could be right for you.
For over 100 years, Michelin has been an innovative leader in its field with a commitment to research and development. One of its founding core values, innovation is always at the heart of its processes.
The company puts sustainability at the forefront of everything it does, creating green, fuel-saving tyres which offer longevity and a quiet, comfortable and safe ride every time.
Technology & Technique
Michelin is constantly striving to better itself, using the latest advancements in technology and technique to ensure it achieves perfection with every product it develops.
From the raw materials it sources to the moment its tyres leave the factory floor, the company enforces strict monitoring every step of the way to ensure all of its processes conform to Michelin quality requirements.
Michelin is recognised globally for its commitment to producing safe, high quality tyres. The company operates out of 69 production facilities and employs over 114,000 members of staff to help make its vision a reality.
To find out more about the Michelin tyres we stock, simply browse the models on this page. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team by phone or online enquiry form.