Michelin unveils Tweel for UTV applications

Greenville, South Carolina – Michelin North America Inc. has developed a 26-inch version of its non-pneumatic Tweel tire/wheel hybrid for use on ultra-terrain vehicles.

Michelin Tweel Technologies, an MNA division, says the X Tweel UTV is intended for use in debris-laden areas including construction, agriculture, mining, emergency response and park sites.

Originally designed for military special operations use on light-tactical vehicles, the X Tweel UTV 26x9N14 is a single unit that replaces the vehicles’ pneumatic tire/wheel/valve assemblies, Michelin said. The Tweel unit also eliminates the need to…

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