Nicolas Goubert (above), brand category manager for Michelin North America Inc., says demand for all-season ultra-high-performance tires continues to grow, due in part to the increase in Z-rated original equipment fitments. Steve Mills (right), tire development engineer, stands alongside the Pilot Sport PS2, which offers 4-percent lower rolling resistance than its predecessor. The new tirewhich is shown, for illustration purposes, with multi-color tread to highlight its various featuresis designed with elements that put a more stable footprint on the ground during the tire's lifespan.
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