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Pirelli launches Cyber Fleet and Cyber Gate solutions

Pirelli launches Cyber Fleet and Cyber Gate solutions

19th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has renewed its Cyber Fleet solution, launching the latest version at the 67th edition of the Hannover IAA Commercial Vehicle show. The new edition of the system focuses on two technologies - Cyber Fleet Smart and Cyber Fleet Gate. According to the company, these solutions have been designed to optimize management costs, increase safety and efficiency when it comes to tyres, reduce both vehicle downtime and CO2 emissions.

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Pirelli a DSJI Industry Leader 2018

17th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has been named leader of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DSJI) World and Europe review in the Auto Components section. The tyre maker gained a total score of 81 points in the annual review of the indices conducted by RobecoSam and S&P Dow Jones, compared with a sector median of 32.

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Pirelli-shod JWRC to be decided at Rally Turkey

Pirelli-shod JWRC to be decided at Rally Turkey

14th September 2018 | 0 Comments

The 2018 Junior World Rally Championship (JWRC) will be decided by the final round, Rally Turkey. Getting under way this evening, Rally Turkey is a new event where the young drivers, who compete in identical Ford Fiesta R2s fitted with Pirelli tyres, gain a chance to obtain double points. Eight crews still have a mathematical chance of claiming the top prize, a new Ford Fiesta R5 with a tyre and fuel package, together with support for the 2019 WRC2 season.

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Pirelli OE for BMW X4

Pirelli OE for BMW X4

14th September 2018 | 0 Comments

The second-generation BMW X4, presented at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show in March, is available with Pirelli tyres as original equipment. The tyre maker shares that BMW Group recently approved the following Pirelli products for the BMW X4:

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Ning Gaoning gains Fortune CEO Lifetime Achievement Award

Ning Gaoning gains Fortune CEO Lifetime Achievement Award

14th September 2018 | 0 Comments

An addition to the executive silverware cabinet: During last week’s Fortune China CEO Summit, Sinochem ChemChina and Pirelli chairman Ning Gaoning was the recipient of a Fortune CEO Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Pirelli tyres for Aston Martin Rapide E

Pirelli tyres for Aston Martin Rapide E

13th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Aston Martin has named Pirelli an official technical partner for its Rapide E. The first all-electric Aston Martin will be equipped with Pirelli P Zero tyres as original equipment, but as Pirelli comments, there’s “no such thing as a generic P Zero anymore.” Instead, each P Zero tyre is “created specifically for the model it is fitted to.”

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VMI wins Pirelli Supplier Award 2018

10th September 2018 | 0 Comments

During a ceremony held at Pirelli’s headquarters in Milan, Italy recentlym VMI received the Supplier Award for high quality and support. Chief purchasing officer Matteo Battaini handed over the Award to Harm Voortman, CEO of VMI Group:

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Pirelli sells Venezuelan subsidiary

10th September 2018 | 0 Comments

According to a statement issued on 7 September, Pirelli has disposed of its car tyre factory in Guacara, Venezuela and all other activities within the country. As Pirelli’s Venezuelan subsidiary was deconsolidated as far back as 31 December 2015, the tyre maker says the operation’s divestment “has no financial effects on the group.”

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Pirelli launches Scorpion All Terrain Plus

Pirelli launches Scorpion All Terrain Plus

7th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has added the All Terrain Plus to its Scorpion SUV/4x4 tyre line. The Scorpion All Terrain Plus takes the overall performance of its predecessor up a level thanks to the new aggressive block tread pattern, offering better traction on grass and mud.

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Todt: 2 bids for F1 tyre supply

3rd September 2018 | 0 Comments

During last weekend’s Italian Grand Prix, Jead Todt disclosed that a second tyre maker has expressed interest in becoming exclusive Formula 1 tyre supplier for the 2020 to 2023 seasons. He didn’t reveal the company’s name – he claimed not to have the information at hand – however we confirmed it wasn’t Michelin.

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9 firms honoured at Pirelli Supplier Awards 2018

9 firms honoured at Pirelli Supplier Awards 2018

3rd September 2018 | 0 Comments

Sustainability, innovation and quality of service were the key elements for the Pirelli Supplier Awards 2018, the annual occasion when the company awards nine suppliers from its global supply chain of over 10,000. The Supplier Awards reward those suppliers who shine for their ability to make the Pirelli supply chain even more sustainable and enhance qualitative excellence, making Pirelli’s products more high value, in line with the group’s strategy.

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Pirelli restarts Venezuela production

31st August 2018 | 0 Comments

After a stoppage of two days, Pirelli’s tyre factory in Guacara, Venezuela is said to be operating again. Venezuelan daily El Universal reports that the country’s Ministry of Labour has intervened in the matter, and this led to production recommencing on 29 August.

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Gunter Werks chooses Pirelli for 993 transformation

Gunter Werks chooses Pirelli for 993 transformation

30th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Pirelli tyres have been selected as the original fitment for the latest creation from US custom car builder Gunter Werks. The 993 transformation, featuring Gunter Werks’ Sport Touring Package, wears the Pirelli P Zero Corsa in sizes 295/30/18 and 335/30/18.

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Pirelli joins UN Road Safety Trust Fund

Pirelli joins UN Road Safety Trust Fund

29th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has become the first tyre company to join the United Nations Road Safety Trust Fund, pledging a contribution of US$600,000 (2018-2019) to help the fund in its global road safety efforts. At the same time, the company’s chief sustainability and risk governance officer, Filippo Bettini, was nominated to a seat on the fund’s Advisory Board.

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Temporary measure or close of play? Pirelli stops production in Venezuela

28th August 2018 | 0 Comments

The Pirelli factory in Guacara, Venezuela hasn’t escaped the economic turmoil the country is currently experiencing, and plant workers received a nasty surprise upon arriving for yesterday’s shift. Local news sources report that the factory has been shuttered as it lacks the raw materials needed to maintain production. Pirelli is also allegedly unable to pay the wages of its 704 unionised workers and approximately 175 other employees in Guacara following the introduction of currency reforms on 20 August.

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