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  Michelin USA
Michelin inspectors have released their recommendations for the top romantic restaurants in New York City.
The key criteria for the restaurants on the list are a quiet, subdued atmosphere, a sense of privacy and, of course, great food.
Visit the Michelin Media Center for a news roundup or search for articles.
www.michelin-us.com   (197 words)

Michelin has also found that it can tune Tweel performances independently of each other, which is a significant change from conventional tires.
Fifty years ago, Michelin invented the radial tire and there is no question that radial tire technology will continue as the standard for a long time to come.
Michelin continues to advance the performance of the radial tire in areas such as rolling resistance, wear life and grip.
www.michelinman.com /difference/releases/pressrelease01102005a.html   (698 words)

 CANOE -- CNEWS - Canada: Michelin expansion in Nova Scotia draws criticism from Ontario workers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
HALIFAX (CP) - An expansion planned for a Michelin tire factory on the East Coast has exposed the company's long-term strategy to rid itself of unionized plants, says a union leader at an Ontario factory that was recently shut down by the French multinational.
In January, Michelin received $10.8 million in subsidies from Nova Scotia to help it upgrade its plant in Waterville, N.S. At the time, plant manager Grant Ferguson said fresh investment is vital for survival in the tire industry.
Michelin has a number of other non-union plants in South Carolina, as well as unionized factories that it bought from BFGoodrich in the early 1990s.
cnews.canoe.ca /CNEWS/Canada/2006/08/28/1781962-cp.html   (688 words)

 Michelin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Michelin (full name: Compagnie Générale des Établissements Michelin) (Euronext: ML) based in Clermont-Ferrand in the Auvergne région of France, is primarily a tyre manufacturer.
Michelin has made a number of innovations to tyres, including in 1946 the radial tyre (then known as the "X" tyre).
Michelin have had a difficult relationship with the sport's governing body (the FIA) since around 2003 and this escalated to apparent disdain between the two parties during the 2005 season.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Michelin   (1193 words)

 French chefs should stop whining about the Michelin Guide. By Mike Steinberger - Slate Magazine
But the principal object of their ire was the all-powerful Michelin Guide, whose coveted stars can make or break a restaurant (the loss of a star will generally cut a restaurant's turnover by at least 25 percent).
Michelin exercises the influence it does because restaurants matter in France and because the guide, with its army of anonymous inspectors, has proven itself over the years to be a rigorous, honest, and generally excellent judge of them.
Initially awarded three stars in 1965, he was the first chef to use the guide's stamp of approval as a ticket to universal celebrity, becoming a globe-trotting icon with lucrative consulting and endorsement deals.
www.slate.com /id/2079644   (1614 words)

 cbs5.com - Errors In New Michelin Bay Area Restaurant Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Michelin Guide for the San Francisco Bay area and wine country was released Monday, causing some consternation when no restaurants in San Francisco got the coveted three-star rating.
Michelin director Jean-Luc Naret said the company regrets the errors and will correct them, noting this is the French company's first guide to San Francisco.
The listings were written after Michelin inspectors visited more than 1,000 restaurants, selecting 356 for inclusion in the guide and awarding stars to 28.
cbs5.com /topstories/local_story_280014501.html   (246 words)

 Michelin cross terrain, michelin offroad tires, michelin tire dealers
Michelin’s unique compound mixes and use of 100% silica ensures that there is no compromise in terms of durability.
Silicium tread compound is derived from silica-based rubber mixes used in Michelin's racing rain tires and outperforms the carbon fl used in nearly all tires.
The letter code after the size is also on the sidewall of the tire and the tire label; tires are the same size, but compound and construction will vary to suit the weight, horsepower and handling characteristics of the model for which each tire was designed.
www.mawonline.com /michelin.htm   (3400 words)

 Amazon.com: Michelin Red Guide 2005 France: Selection d'Hotels Et De Restaurants / Selection Of Hotels And Restaurants ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Michelin created the first removable tire for cycles in 1891, and a dozen pages of the Guide are devoted to tires for velocipedes.
Like a Michelin tire, the guide has proved its resilience over the years, bouncing back after every bump or obstacle in the road, always seeking to improve its performance and to reach the end of the century, as its founders predicted, with the help and support of Michelin Guide readers.
MIchelin guides are the best when evaluating hotels and restaurants in foreign countries and the Guide to France is their piece de resistance.
www.amazon.com /Michelin-Red-Guide-2005-France/dp/2067109375   (1902 words)

In 2003 alone, Michelin won the AMA East Region 125cc Supercross title, both the 125cc and 650cc Motocross GP World Championships, and the AMA National Enduro Championship.
StarCross tires employ what Michelin calls a differential rigidity casing: The sidewalls are super-stiff for high-impact shock absorption, while a flexible tread area minimizes rebound on rough tracks, keeping the tire in contact with the ground for better steering, braking and acceleration.
Michelin Airstop tubes are available in a wide array of sizes.
www.partsmag.com /0404/Michelin-0404/Michelin-0404.html   (853 words)

 USATODAY.com - FIA calls for U.S. Grand Prix hearing; Michelin defends role   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Two Michelin tires failed during Friday's practices — one causing a wreck that prevented Toyota's Ralf Schumacher from competing — prompting Michelin to rule its tires were unsafe for the Indianapolis track.
Michelin unsuccessfully asked FIA to ease its rule forbidding teams to change tires after qualifying.
Rather than boycott the race the Michelin teams should have agreed to run at reduced speed in turn 13," FIA said, referring to the part of the Indianapolis circuit that Michelin said was too fast for their tires.
www.usatoday.com /sports/motor/formula1/2005-06-20-michelin-reax_x.htm   (797 words)

 Michelin Guide - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1900, André Michelin published the first edition of a guide to France to help drivers maintain their cars, find decent lodging, and eat well while touring.
Michelin stars are taken very seriously in the restaurant business, where the addition or loss of a star can mean a difference in turnover of millions of euros.
As the Michelin Guide is published by a French company, many international food critics have denounced the rating system as inherently biased toward French Cuisine.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Michelin_Guide   (1044 words)

 Michelin Stars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Michelin Guide awards restaurants between one and three stars, and they are coveted.
The Guide itself says that "certain establishments deserve to be brought to your attention" because of the quality of the cuisine served.
Since the Michelin Guide started out as a guide to road-touring, the stars are not only associated with quality, but with driving value.
www.cuisinenet.com /glossary/michstar.html   (204 words)

 Michelin tires and wheels for cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs: Michelin Tires
Nominate your most heroic local firefighter or EMS crew member through Michelin First Responders.
Michelin is striving to help you find a better way forward
Michelin offers a host of products that lead to safe, reliable and fun travel.
www.michelinman.com   (179 words)

 Michelin Careers: Vault Career & Hiring Profiles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Michelin employee surveys are collected by Vault editors, Vault Gold Surveys provide detailed information on careers and hiring at specific employers.
Employee Workplace: The new employmee at a Michelin facility is usually placed in the manufacturing process.
We provide a free insider career profile on Michelin, based on interviews and surveys of Michelin employees.
www.vault.com /career-company/Michelin-.html   (383 words)

 pitpass - the latest, hottest F1 & A1GP news
Michelin feels that its proposals are very much in line with the FIA's main objectives for the future.
These proposals therefore both respond positively to the wishes of the FIA and also allow teams the freedom to choose their tyre supplier; a freedom that is at the very heart of the companies involved in Formula One.
Michelin is therefore happy to continue to work with its partners and the F1 Technical Working Group in order to find the best way forward."
www.pitpass.com /fes_php/pitpass_news_item.php?fes_art_id=21515   (487 words)

 Michelin France - Pneu, pneumatique, pneus auto voiture, 4x4, moto, achat et vente pneu
Michelin France - Pneu, pneumatique, pneus auto voiture, 4x4, moto, achat et vente pneu
Michelin.fr, pour tout savoir sur les pneus Michelin.
Découvrez toute la gamme pneumatique Michelin : pneus auto été, pneus voiture hiver neige, pneus 4x4, pneus moto...
www.michelin.fr   (123 words)

 Ad Age Advertising Century: Icons: The Michelin Man
Andre Michelin commissioned the creation of this jolly, rotund figure after his brother, Edouard, observed that a display of stacked tires resembled a human form.
The artist reworked the hulking figure, replacing the beer bottle with a goblet of nails and glass that the character rose in a toast to all road hazards.
Today, the Michelin Man is one of the world's oldest and most recognized trademarks and it represents Michelin in over 150 countries.
www.adage.com /century/icon08.html   (162 words)

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Must run Michelin on front and rear to be eligible for Team Michelin Dollars.
Competitors will be issued a Team Michelin contingency card when registered.
Team Michelin contingency awards are for tires only from a registered race tire
www.afmotorsports.com /contingency.html   (157 words)

 Michelin RV Tire US   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Michelin manufactures a variety of tires to fit most recreational vehicles.
The Michelin RV Tire Guide contains a wealth of information regarding the care and maintenance of your RV tires.
Find a Michelin dealer to assist you with your RV Tire needs.
www.michelinrvtires.com /michelinrvtires/hom_us.jsp   (120 words)

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