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Andre Michellin: From smooth rides to savouring flavours.

The world of automobile is moving forward with many inventions and advancements, but one of the most important things that supported your vehicle through thick and thin were the tires or tyres as the British call it. The word “tire” is of French origin which comes from the word tirer, to pull, which refers to the iron hoops or thick wires bound to the carriage wheels. In French blacksmithing the word for a drawn iron rod is tirer. Another etymology is provided by the online etymology dictionary which said that “tire” was short form of the word “attire”, like a wheel’s attire. In 1889, a