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Pirelli claims DJSI sector leadership

17th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Pirelli shares news of its confirmation as “world leader” in Sustainability in the Automobiles and Components sector of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) World and Europe indices. This status comes courtesy of RobecoSam and S&P Dow Jones’ annual review of the indices that will apply from 23 September.

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Yokohama to buy ex-Pirelli commercial/industrial tyre business Prometeon

Yokohama to buy ex-Pirelli commercial/industrial tyre business Prometeon

17th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Japanese tyre and rubber manufacturer Yokohama is planning to invest into and even buy Prometeon, the new name for the former Pirelli commercial and industrial tyre manufacturing operation, according to a range of sources. Tyres & Accessories first heard this news in July and then the Italian financial press subsequently suggested that Prometeon’s shareholders were considering restructuring Prometeon’s ownership. Yokohama is understood to be leading the suitors. The official Yokohama/Prometeon investment announcement is expected during the course of the next week or so.

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Robust performance for Pirelli gravel tyres at WRC debut

Robust performance for Pirelli gravel tyres at WRC debut

16th September 2019 | 0 Comments

The latest evolution of Pirelli’s Scorpion K gravel tyres received their WRC debut at Rally Turkey on the weekend, and delivered victory on this first outing. Pirelli-shod drivers swept the WRC2 class podium.

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Pirelli H:01 Proway promises better mileage, economy & safety

Pirelli H:01 Proway promises better mileage, economy & safety

13th September 2019 | 0 Comments

With the introduction of the Pirelli H:01 Proway line, Prometeon Tyre Group says it is offering tyres that provide “maximum efficiency in long-distance transportation” thanks to reduced rolling resistance and improved durability. Two tyres are available in this latest evolution of the :01 Series – the steer axle Pirelli FH:01 Proway and the drive axle TH:01 Proway.

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Pirelli Calendar: Searching for Shakespeare’s Juliet

Pirelli Calendar: Searching for Shakespeare’s Juliet

10th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Back when Will Shakespeare trod the boards, all the characters in the plays he scribbled down were brought to life by male actors – even decidedly non-blokeish roles such as Juliet Capulet. Chaps need not apply for star billing in next year’s Pirelli Calendar though – although the theme for 2020 is ‘Looking for Juliet’, photographer Paolo Roversi’s shortlist of candidates pays no homage to the ‘boy player’ of old.

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Pirelli launches Track Adrenaline a Salon Privé

Pirelli launches Track Adrenaline a Salon Privé

6th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has launched its Track Adrenaline UHP tyre sensorisation and virtual tyre technician technology. The launch took place on 6 September at the exclusive Salon Privé supercar garden party at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. 2019 marks the fifth year running that Pirelli has sponsored Salon Privé. With Pirelli equipping more than 50 per cent of prestige cars all over the world, many of the vehicles seen at Salon Privé ran on the Italian rubber.

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First world record for Pirelli Collezione tyres

First world record for Pirelli Collezione tyres

4th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Tyres from the Pirelli Collezione range for vintage and modern classic cars have taken a first-generation Mazda MX-5 to world record glory on the 30th anniversary of the roadster’s launch.

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Pirelli celebrating Bentley centenary at Salon Privé

Pirelli celebrating Bentley centenary at Salon Privé

30th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Pirelli will take centre stage at the most exclusive motor show in Britain again next week. Half motor show, half-garden party, Salon Privé takes place in the grounds of Blenheim Palace: the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill in Oxfordshire. Salon Privé is now in its 15th year, with Pirelli supporting the event as sponsor for the last five years. From September 5-8, some of the most rare, exquisite and prestigious classic cars from around the world will form the centrepiece of the show.

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Pirelli at the forefront of SUV tyre development

Pirelli at the forefront of SUV tyre development

29th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Pirelli describes recent SUV market growth as “one of the automotive trends that perhaps few people saw coming – given that the very top prestige brands are only just hopping on the bandwagon now”. However, Pirelli has always been at the forefront of all-terrain 4x4 and SUV tyre development.

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Pirelli sponsors Concorso Italiano at Monterey Car Week

Pirelli sponsors Concorso Italiano at Monterey Car Week

19th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Pirelli unveiled a US show sponsorship at Monterey Car Week. Represented at various events throughout the week, Pirelli appeared on both vintage and new cars, sponsoring the Concorso Italiano, which claims to be the world’s largest luxury and exotic Italian car show.

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Customised P Zero Trofeo R tyres for newest Pagani

Customised P Zero Trofeo R tyres for newest Pagani

13th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Pagani has a new hypercar, and once again Pirelli has been assigned to take care of the tyres. Of course, not just any tyre will do – Pirelli has developed a version of its most performance-focused road tyre specifically for the Pagani Huayra Roadster BC. The P Zero Trofeo R will be fitted as original equipment on the Huayra Roadster BC in size 265/30 R20 at the front and 355/25 R21 behind.

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Aston Martin Takes victory with Pirelli at Brands Hatch

Aston Martin Takes victory with Pirelli at Brands Hatch

5th August 2019 | 0 Comments

In an exciting weekend of action in the British GT Championship, 37 supercars – 14 GT3s and 23 GT4s – raced around the full Grand Prix layout at Brands Hatch in the penultimate round of the season.

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Pirelli announces UK Student Awards winners

Pirelli announces UK Student Awards winners

2nd August 2019 | 0 Comments

The 2019 Pirelli UK Student Awards recently took place, recognising the hard work of talented individuals on their placement year.

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Pirelli: H1 2019 financial results

Pirelli: H1 2019 financial results

2nd August 2019 | 0 Comments

In the preamble to its financial results for the first half of 2019, Pirelli notes that car production around the world was 6.7 per cent lower during the six-month period than in the first half of last year. It adds that lower vehicle production impacted the tyre market, with lower shipments to carmakers driving a 7.3 per cent contraction of the global tyre market in the first half of the year. Many tyre makers diverted production to the less profitable replacement segment, a move that affected their pricing.

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Pirelli shareholders’ agreement renewed

Pirelli shareholders’ agreement renewed

2nd August 2019 | 0 Comments

A three-year extension to the Shareholders’ Agreement covering the governance of Pirelli & C. S.p.A was agreed upon yesterday. This extension will take effect from the publication date of the notice convening the Pirelli shareholders’ meeting for approving the company's 2019 financial statements.

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