Michelin begins Online Tyre Sales

Online tyre purchasing now available to car owners in the U.S…

It might seem a little strange, especially as you still have to go to a tyre store to have your new rubber fitted, however Michelin tell us a big part of the future of tyre retailing is online.

Michelin has just began selling car tyres online in the U.S. and say their site, MichelinMan.com, is aimed at simplifying the tyre-buying process.

Scott Clark is the chief operating officer at Michelin North America, he says the website allows car owners to research, select and then purchase their tyres, as well as schedule installation.

“We have worked very closely with our retail partners to ensure we have an offer that promotes their business while also offering consumers the convenience of researching and buying online.”

“When an order is placed online, consumers will schedule an installation appointment with a local service provider based on proximity.”

The expansion in online tyre sales comes after Michelin’s BFGoodrich Tyres brand began offering online sales earlier this year (details here).

No word at this stage on whether the online option will be made available to Australian car owners.

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Simon is a writer and sometime contributor to the podcast. He also takes care of video production and product reviews. He met Joel through radio school and has worked with him on other ventures, reading news, producing and presenting radio content for regional networks. Simon doesn’t profess to be a car nut but enjoys driving first and foremost and has a penchant for hot hatches. He helps to provide the everyday-man perspective.

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