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Posted on May 22, 2015

Giant Uniroyal Tire Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Towering 80 feet high, along I-94, just outside of Detroit, Mich., sits the largest tire in the world. 

The Uniroyal Tire has been a landmark, welcoming visitors to the Motor City for decades and this week it celebrated 50 years.  Built as a Ferris Wheel for the New York World's Fair in 1964, the giant tire moved to its current place in 1965.

Read more at the Detroit Free Press.

About Michelin North America

Michelin, the leading mobility company, is dedicated to enhancing its clients’ mobility, sustainably; designing and distributing the most suitable tires, services and solutions for its clients’ needs; providing digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences; and developing high-technology materials that serve a variety of industries. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America, Inc. (www.michelinman.com) has more than 21,400 employees and operates 19 major manufacturing plants. 

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