Tag: Alberto Viganò

Alberto Vigano on Vredestein’s new two-wheel range

Alberto Vigano on Vredestein’s new two-wheel range

2nd April 2019 | 0 Comments

Riders in the UK and Europe will encounter a new brand of motorcycle tyre later this year, a brand with its sights set on the big players. Entering a hotly-contested market poses a sizable challenge, but the newcomer has several aces up its sleeve. Not only is it produced by a major tyre maker that is already established in Europe, anyone who’s ever shopped for car tyres will find the brand reassuringly familiar.

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Apollo Tyres showcasing motorcycle tyre at EICMA – European Vredestein range on its way

Apollo Tyres showcasing motorcycle tyre at EICMA – European Vredestein range on its way

7th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Apollo Tyres will present its new radial motorcycle tyre at the EICMA show in Milan, which opens to the public tomorrow. Although the Apollo Alpha-H1 is currently only available in India, it is nevertheless of interest to us as Apollo Tyres confirms that “preparations are now underway to further develop and tune the technology for Europe.” Furthermore, the introduction of two-wheeler tyres in Europe will be facilitated by new development and test facilities within the region.

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Vredestein motorcycle tyre range coming in 2019

Vredestein motorcycle tyre range coming in 2019

31st July 2018 | 0 Comments

On 3 April, former Pirelli marketing director Alberto Viganò began a new role at Apollo Tyres. As general manager for the company’s two-wheel division he answers directly to Neeraj Kanwar, vice-chairman and managing director of Apollo Tyres, and is tasked with introducing motorcycle tyre lines in numerous markets – including Europe.

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47.7 million truck tyres retreaded per annum

47.7 million truck tyres retreaded per annum

8th June 2015 | 0 Comments

A total of 47.7 million truck tyres are retreaded around the world each year. Pre-cure retreading accounts for 77 per cent of this figure.

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Wealth of retreading experience in Latin America helping Pirelli in Europe

Wealth of retreading experience in Latin America helping Pirelli in Europe

9th April 2014 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has heavily invested in the commercial vehicle tyre segment for a number of years now. This investment has covered the development of technologically-advanced tyres and the company’s outstanding fleet segment service portfolio. The overall aim is to minimise vehicle operating costs, which today represents the central criterion for companies needing to mimimise cost per mile in order to remain competitive within their respective markets. Following this logic, retreading naturally plays an increasingly strategic role.

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