Michelin tires last twice as long as rivals on heavy plant, says Harborough hire centre

ERJ staff report (BC)

A Market Harborough-based plant hire company is convinced of the merits of Michelin Power CL tyres after running a comparative test with a rival brand.

Harborough Hire Centre (HHC) compared fitments from Michelin and another major tire manufacturer on selected machines in its fleet of 42 JCB and Manitou telescopic handlers, and 47 Thwaites and Terex dumpers.

With a lower purchase price, the competitor’s tyres lasted less than half as long as the Michelins, said HHC, leading to…

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