December 14, 2012
Michelin says its new XMine D2 multi-purpose tire features integrated B2 technology, which makes it safer and longer lasting. Its load capacity rating was increased to two stars, which means its load capacity has increased by up to 24 percent. B2 technology strengthens the bead area and eliminates the problems of tires shifting on the rim. This enhances traction and productivity, while energy consumption and CO2 emissions are lowered. Up to 20 percent additional engine torque can be transmitted to the ground, potentially doubling the tire’s life. The tires are available in sizes 26.5 R 25, 29.5 R 25, 29.5 R 29, and 35/65 R 33 and can be mounted on standard rims using a traditional mounting.