Michelin is a French brand that is one of the top three tyre manufacturers in the world. They are based in Clermont-Ferrand and also own many subsidiaries in the tyre industry. Michelin was formed in 1889 and they slowly grew to sell their tyres in countries around the world. Michelin Tyres Australia was launched in 1997 as part of the company's expansion into the Asia Pacific region. The Australian headquarters is in Port Melbourne.
Michelin manufacture tyres for a large variety of vehicles. These range from more conventional modes of transport such as cars, motorcycles and bicycles, to less traditional means, such as heavy equipment and space shuttles. They offer a great selection of tyres for passenger vehicles, utilities and motorsports. Michelin truck tyres are also well regarded for their safety and handling.
The Michelin Pilot Sport 3 and the Michelin Agilis are some of the most popular Michelin tyres. The Pilot Sport 3 is excellent for high performance vehicles. These tyres are responsive and have a short braking distance. The Agilis is great for mileage because the tread is compounded with Silica. This helps to make it more energy efficient.
It is easy to find a Michelin tyres review online. Many people who have previously tried them offer their opinions across a range of websites. The Michelin tyres price changes between models, with larger and higher quality tyres tending to be more expensive.