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Michelin Defender (H) 215/070R15



Model #09879

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Look to the Michelin Defender passenger tire to provide all-season traction and increased fuel efficiency. The tire uses IntelliSipe Technology that delivers exceptional tread block rigidity to enhance traction in all-seasons, and MaxTouch Construction to evenly distribute road forces for better acceleration and handling. For greater comfort, the tires computer optimized design reduces road noise. Engineered to be very light, the Defender takes less energy to roll, resulting in better gas mileage and lower fuel costs. Because it offers great features and helps improve gas mileage, the Michelin Defender is great for discerning, value-conscious drivers.
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Michelin North America operates 18 plants in 16 locations and employs 22,270 people. It manufactures and sells tires for airplanes, automobiles, farm equipment, heavy duty trucks, motorcycles, bicycles and the space shuttle. Michelin manufactures tires in six states: Alabama, Indiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, North Carolina and South Carolina. In addition, there are three plants in Nova Scotia, Canada and one plant in Queretaro, Mexico. Two plants specialize in the manufacturing of semi-finished goods taking raw materials and turning them into components for the plants that produce tires, and one plant strictly produces synthetic rubber. Finished goods are produced in sixteen plants. Two sites produce retreads for trucking and one site produces retreads for the aircraft industry.

Globally Michelin produces tires for virtually every category of the tire market. Michelin North America offers:

  • Passenger and light truck tires
    • Heavy duty truck tires
    • Recreational vehicle tires
    • Earthmover tires
    • Agriculture tires
    • Aircraft tires
    • Bicycle tires

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