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An image of Bibendum sweeping autumn leaves

An image of a Tate and Lyle bulk sugar tanker1955 - 1964 Bibendum sweeps all before him: Expansion during the 1960s and '70s

Michelin's innovative X steel-braced radial tyre presented the company with the challenge to meet a vast potential for international growth. New factories in Burnley (Truck tyres) and Belfast (Car tyres)  were opened during this period. The image shows a Tate & Lyle sugar tanker. The company were a well established user of the X tyre.


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