July start for Pirelli’s motorcycle tyre JV plant

9th July 2015 | 1 Comment
July start for Pirelli’s motorcycle tyre JV plant
Tierri Corte, Pirelli’s Moto sales director for the Asia Pacific region (second from left), pictured with Astra Otoparts director Yusak Kristian at the press conference announcing the new distribution arrangement

PT Evoluzione Tyre, the joint venture that factory Astra Otoparts established with Pirelli following the signing of an agreement in April 2012, is scheduled to enter production this month. Astra Otoparts says the factory’s production target for 2015 is 2 million motorcycle tyres and the total planned annual output is 7 million pieces; 4 million of these will be Pirelli or Metzeler branded tyres that will be sold in the domestic and export markets, and the remaining 3 million will be manufactured under Astra Otoparts’ Aspira brand name for sale both in Indonesia and abroad. Pirelli holds a 60 per cent share in the joint venture and Astra Otoparts the remainder.

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