The Michelin XDS 2 Truck Tires come with rugged directional treads that minimize heel/toe wear while increasing traction on snow and ice. It includes Michelin Durable Technology Matrix 3-Dimensional siping that enhances stability and traction on both dry and slippery roads. The casing is reinforced with a four-belt crown package with extra wide working plies for longer life and greater retreadability. A full-width elastic protector ply with extra thick rubber under the tread defends the tire from road damage and helps to prevent tire failures. The Michelin developed SipeSaver technology prevents tearing and enhances tread durability.
Michelin is a French tyre manufacturer based in Clermont-Ferrand in the Auvergne région of France. It is the second largest tyre manufacturer in the world after Bridgestone and larger than both Goodyear and Continental. In addition to the Michelin brand, it also owns the BFGoodrich, Kleber, Tigar, Riken, Kormoran and Uniroyal tire brands.