/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Taping/Interview/Photo Opportunity - Winter Driving 101 With Professionals/

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Cold weather means it is time to get winter driving skills in high gear. Whether the road is icy, wet, snow-covered - or just plain cold - all that a driver can rely upon is a good set of winter tires, and winter driving skills to stay safe.  Using special skidpads, the latest in automotive testing technology to recreate the experience of driving on icy roads, Richard Spénard, a motorsport hall of famer and Michelin winter driving expert, will make a one-day stop in Toronto to help sharpen winter driving techniques with interested participants.

   
What:  
                           
Media demonstration of winter driving techniques
(Taping and interview opportunities)
   
Who:     Richard Spénard, Michelin winter driving expert
   
When:    Wednesday, November 21, 2012
   
Time:   6:00 am to 3:00 pm, by appointment
   
Where:   
Marshalling Yard (West of the Better Living Centre), Exhibition Place
100 Princes' Blvd. Toronto, ON 
   

Torontonians will be driving in automobiles equipped with the new Michelin® X-Ice® Xi3™ tire at the event. Now available at authorized dealers, the Xi3™ tire promises fuel-economy, longer tread life, traction and performance for snow and ice. For event information and details, please visit www.facebook.ca/MichelinCanada.

 

 

 

SOURCE: Michelin Canada

For further information:

To schedule a demonstration or interview, please contact:

Alda Lo
Hill + Knowlton Strategies
416-413-4656
alda.lo@hkstrategies.ca