THE Michelin man is recognised the world over and it is no surprise as he has been out on the road for over 100 years.
He dates back to 1898 and was originally conceived from a pile of tires, now Michelin is the largest tyre manufacturer in the world.
And Fortune magazine takes a look at how he came about, including what it feels like to actually wear the Michelin suit when out on a street parade.
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