DUBAI, UAE, June 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Michelin, the world's tire technology leader, has created the online portal thetiredigest.michelin.com, which offers motorists useful tips on tire safety, maintenance and technology that are especially useful during the hot summer months. Targeting the everyday commuter, this site will go a long way in assisting motorists to learn more about tires.
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"At Michelin, we care about giving people a better way forward, and we believe in taking care of our customers throughout the year. We would like to invite all to visit thetiredigest.michelin.com," said Pierre Granzotto, General Manager for Passenger Cars and Vice President for Michelin AIM (Africa, India & Middle East). "It is essential to take care of your vehicle's tires, especially during the summer months when the scorching degrees and high humidity can be taxing for the car, as well as its different components. Well maintained tires, a car's only contact with the road, will improve motorists' safety and help avoid any costly repairs."
Here is a selection of a few useful tips that will help motorists stay safe while on the road during these hot summer months:
- Regularly check the state of all four tires at the same time for signs of obvious damage or abnormal wear.
- Check the pressure of your tires at least once a month.
- Ensure that your wheels are properly balanced.
- Have the alignment of your wheels checked by a professional.
- Take your car to a reputable tire dealer for examination in case of a flat tire.
- Permutate your tires in accordance with the vehicle manufacturer's recommendation.
- Keep an eye on the suspension.
- Never overload your vehicle.
Michelin, the leading tire company, is dedicated to sustainably improving the mobility of goods and people by manufacturing, distributing and marketing tires for every type of vehicle. Headquartered in Clermont-Ferrand, France, Michelin is present in more than 170 countries, has 112,300 employees and operates 68 production plants in 17 countries. The Group also has a Technology Center, responsible for research and development, with operations in Europe, North America and Asia (http://www.michelin.com).
Dubai is the regional headquarters for Michelin Africa, India & the Middle East (AIM). You can also connect with Michelin in the Middle East on http://www.facebook.com/MichelinArabia.
SOURCE Michelin AIM