Michelin tires, particularly the lineup of winter tires, are popular in Canada. Two Michelin models ? the Michelin X-Ice Xi3 and the Michelin Latitude X-Ice Xi2 ? made Wheels.ca's best winter tire list for 2015.
The Michelin Tire Company is owned by the Michelin Group. With headquarters in Clermont-Ferrand, France, Michelin operates facilities in more than 170 countries, employs 111,200 workers and runs 67 production plants in 17 countries, as of 2015.
As of April 2015, Michelin's website lists tire prices. On the Home page, go to the "Automotive Tires" tab and select "Find Your Tires" or "View All Tire Sizes."
Michelin issued a recall for the LTX M/S 2, X Radial LT2 and Latitude Tour model tires due to sidewall perforations that could result in loss of air pressure. Michelin also recalled the LTX M/S model tire due to tread loss and rapid air loss.
Michelin offers two kinds of run-flat tires that continue to function safely after losing air pressure. The first is the Michelin ZP, or Zero Pressure, line and the second is the Michelin PAX system.
Costco offers discounted tires for members of its warehouse club stores and additional perks for tire purchasers who opt for Member Advantage service on the tires they buy, as of 2015. The cost of Member Advantage is an additional $15 per tire. It also sometimes offers specials on its tires.
Search for available Michelin promotions on MichelinMan.com by scrolling to the bottom of the home page and clicking on the Promotions link under the Buy Michelin category. You can also click on the magnifying glass icon at the top of the home page to open the website's search engine.
Costco's automotive department has a wide array of tires to fit any vehicle and periodically offers discounts on complete sets of tires. The home page of the department website provides details on any current specials including the discount and the period of time for which it is valid.
Michelin North America., Inc., makes B.F. Goodrich tires. The Goodrich Corporation, formerly called B.F. Goodrich Company, stopped making tires in 1988 and sold the business and the B.F. Goodrich name to Michelin.
Costco carries tires from BF Goodrich, Michelin and Bridgestone, as of 2015. Its website allows visitors to search for tires by vehicle year, make and model, or by size or item number.