Michelin, today launched its latest offering in the HD Series for commercial vehicles, the Michelin XDE 3 HD Tyre in India. XDE 3 HD will be available in stores from April 2014.
Michelin has taken care of its designing the most. Met to tackle the tough driving conditions of Indian roads, the Michelin XDE3 HD has been engineered using Michelin Total Performance, a technological strategy to deliver the performance in the key areas namely safety, fuel efficiency, grip, longevity and durability.
Michelin XDE3 HD has a block pattern design with higher tread depth for added mileage. It is also done well on the retreadability and improved crown impact resistance, with a due to casing design with additional crown ply and bigger bead. A new and under tread compound profile reduces rolling resistance for improved fuel consumption.
Thomas Clark, Managing Director, Michelin India said, “Michelin is committed to bringing world class products to Indian customers. Following the success of the recently launched XZY3 HD, this new MICHELIN XDE 3HD is targeted for national highway applications in India. We are confident that XDE 3HD with industry’s best combination of fuel savings, mileage and longevity will benefit both fleets and independent operators.”
A new bead design allows a XDE 3 HD tyre to be retreaded multiple times. XDE 3 HD is equipped with the revolutionary Michelin casing and has been further strengthened with a new reinforced bead design with 50% more metal.
A new Casing design with higher tread depth would enable XDE 3HD to deliver better mileage. It is equipped with a new round casing design and extra rubber for higher tread depth
A new under tread compound profile is designed for providing better rolling resistance to ensure efficient fuel consumption on Indian roads.
In India, Michelin has a dealer network spanning from Jammu & Kashmir in the North to Tamil Nadu in the South, and Gujarat in West to Assam in the East.